by Green DayGreen Day




For a lesser band, a compendium of B-sides and previously unreleased material might not amount to much, but veteran punk troublemakers Green Day have always exceeded expectations despite their bratty-boy demeanor. Contrary to its winking title, Shenanigans boasts lots of surprisingly stellar musical moments. A cover of the Kinks' "Tired of Waiting for You" replicates the original's swooning charm, while the hypercharged surf instrumental "Espionage" (which previously appeared on the soundtrack to Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me) barrels along with the intensity of prime Ventures. Most of the tunes fall neatly into place among the trio's punk-pop hits -- "Suffocate" boasts a hellaciously catchy chorus, and "I Wanna Be on TV" bounces along with proto-Ramones verve. The set, which makes a nice bookend to last year's International Superhits! compilation, ends on a high note, with the previously unreleased -- and mighty surly -- "Ha Ha You're Dead."

Product Details

Release Date: 07/02/2002
Label: Reprise / Wea
UPC: 0093624820826
catalogNumber: 48208


  1. Suffocate
  2. Desensitized
  3. You Lied
  4. Outsider
  5. Don't Wanna Fall in Love
  6. Espionage
  7. Scumbag
  8. I Want to Be on T.V.
  9. Tired Of Waiting For You
  10. Sick of Me
  11. Rotting
  12. Do Da Da
  13. On the Wagon
  14. Ha Ha You're Dead

Album Credits

Performance Credits

Green Day   Primary Artist
Tre Cool   Drums,Vocals
Billie Joe   Guitar,Vocals
Mike Dirnt   Bass,Vocals

Technical Credits

Ray Davies   Composer
Ken Allardyce   Engineer
Green Day   Composer,Producer
Tom Flynn   Composer
Richard Huredia   Engineer
Neill King   Engineer
Billy Kinsley   Engineer
Kevin Army   Engineer
Rob Cavallo   Producer
Chris Bilheimer   Art Direction
Bernd Burgdorf   Engineer
Sam McBride   Composer
Billie Joe Armstrong   Composer
Mike Dy   Engineer
William Samuels   Engineer
Chris Dugan   Engineer
Wesley Seidman   Engineer

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