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Green Day Shakes Up New York Commute with Surprise Subway Gig

January 18, 2024 10:18 am in by

Imagine you’re navigating your regular New York commute, only to find yourself in the middle of an impromptu concert by legendary punk rock band, Green Day. Yes, you heard right. On January 16, 2024, the usual humdrum of the Rockefeller Center subway station morphed into an unexpected musical haven, courtesy of Green Day and TV funnyman, Jimmy Fallon. This surprise gig wasn’t just for kicks; it was a warm-up act ahead of Green Day’s much-anticipated album release, ‘Saviors’.

But wait, there’s more! This not-your-average-day-on-the-subway performance is rumoured to be a secret segment for ‘The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon’. Commuters and fans alike were treated to a diverse setlist, from acoustic versions of classics like ‘Basket Case’ and ‘American Idiot’ to a cover of Bad Company’s ‘Feel Like Makin’ Love’. And just for a dash of extra fun, Fallon himself played the tambourine!

Set to drop on January 19, ‘Saviors’ is Green Day’s 14th studio album. Critics are already praising it as a perfect blend of the band’s timeless tunes and contemporary messages. This latest offering, combined with their unforgettable subway escapade, shows just why Green Day remains a powerful force in the punk rock arena. So, strap in folks, because this ride isn’t over yet!

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