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Green Day Release 25th Anniversary Reissue of Insomniac: Stream

Featuring eight previously unreleased live tracks

Green Day Insomniac reissue stream 25th anniversary vinyl, photo by Philip Cosores
Green Day, photo by Philip Cosores
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    Green Day’s 1995 album Insomniac turned 25 years old this past fall. To celebrate, the trio have released a special reissue of the LP featuring eight previously unreleased live tracks. Stream it below via Apple Music or Spotify.

    The rare audio included on the reissue was recorded during Green Day’s unforgettable 1996 concert in Prague during the Insomniac World Tour. Hyped-up and full of energy, the band barreled through the album’s first four songs live at the show and then broke out classics like “Brain Stew”, “Jaded”, and “Walking Contradiction”. At a time when tours are still on hold due to the pandemic, listening to these live tracks offers the incredible feeling of being front row at a gig again while you watch the best pop-punk band of all time do their thing.

    The 25th anniversary reissue of Insomniac is also available to purchase as a limited-edition translucent orange vinyl 2xLP, featuring the iconic artwork recast on prismatic silver foil and a detailed etched B-side. Green Day are also selling t-shirts that reprise their vintage graphics from that era. Pick up a copy over at the band’s website, and check out the reissue’s artwork and full tracklist after the jump.

    It looks like Billie Joe Armstrong can pack up his No Fun Mondays series and take off his mask in The Network because Green Day are about to hit the road pretty soon. After COVID-19 forced the band to postpone their “Hella Mega Tour” with Fall Out Boy and Weezer, Green Day have since announced rescheduled tour dates and are even rehearsing a new single to break out onstage for the occasion, too.

    Insomniac Artwork:

    Insomniac (25th Anniversary Reissue) by Green Day album artwork cover art

    Insomniac Tracklist:
    01. Armatage Shanks
    02. Brat
    03. Stuck with Me
    04. Geek Stink Breath
    05. No Pride
    06. Bab’s Uvula Who?
    07. 86
    08. Panic Song
    09. Stuart and the Ave.
    10. Brain Stew
    11. Jaded
    12. Westbound Sign
    13. Tight Wad Hill
    14. Walking Contradiction
    15. Armatage Shanks (Live in Prague)
    16. Brat (Live in Prague)
    17. Geek Stink Breath (Live in Prague)
    18. Stuck with Me (Live in Prague)
    19. Brain Stew (Live in Prague)
    20. Jaded (Live in Prague)
    21. Walking Contradiction (Live in Prague)
    22. 86 (Live in Prague)

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