“American Idiot” is the first single from the album of the same name by Californian punk-rock band Green Day. It was released in 2004 and is one of the biggest hits the group has had.
The song talks about the political situation in the United States at that time and criticizes this and other issues such as propaganda, the media and the corruption of the democratic system.
The song was written by the three members of the group and co-produced by themselves and Rob Cavallo.
– Billie Joe Armstrong: Guitar and vocals.
– Mike Dirnt: Bass.
– Tré Cool: Drums.