"Father of All ... " by Green Day - Track of the Week

October 21, 2019

"Father of All..." is a song by American rock band Green Day, released as the lead single from their thirteenth studio album, Father of All Motherfuckers, which appeared on September 10, 2019

 

Lead vocalist Billie Joe Armstrong has stated the song is about "making people feel bad." Armstrong added "Rock and roll sometimes has become so tame because a lot of rock acts are always trying to look for the feel-good song of the year or something." Despite that, Rolling Stone described the song as "bright, upbeat and a big departure from the tone of 2016's Revolution Radio."

 

A departure in sound for the band, the song has been described as garage rock revival and garage punk. Containing dirty guitars, grooving bass, and rolling drums, as well as filtered and falsetto vocals, it has been compared to their tenth studio album ¡Dos! (2012) and their side-project Foxboro Hot Tubs.

 

The music video pays homage to the "Guitar Man" portion of the opening number from Elvis Presley's 1968 comeback special. In it, the band performs in front of the dancers in the red background while footage of people doing various movements intervene.

 

Aroundtable's track of the week is "Father of All..." from Green Day. You can see the video below. Let us know what you think ....

 

 

 

Please reload

Featured Posts

My Record Collection: 5150 - Van Halen (1986)

1/10
Please reload

Archive
Please reload

Follow Us
  • Instagram Social Icon
  • Facebook Social Icon
  • Twitter Social Icon
  • SoundCloud Social Icon
  • Email

Follow us

        on: 

  • Instagram Social Icon
  • Facebook Classic
  • SoundCloud Social Icon
  • Twitter Classic

© 2019 Aroundtable