Singles 1994-2001

The page contains all of Green Day’s singles from their studio albums along with promotional only releases, digital releases and various singles released for movie soundtracks and charities. Previously released studio tracks re-released as live songs are not included unless issued as a stand-alone single.

Please note that the included b-sides may not be available on all releases of the single and are instead a listing of all the extra songs across all variations of the single.

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Rating: 4.1/5. From 87 votes. Show votes.
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Poprocks & Coke

Release Date: November 13, 2001
Length: 2:41

Notes: Promotional single released in Spain and later Japan for Green Day’s greatest hits album International Superhits!

Rating: 4.2/5. From 95 votes. Show votes.
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Maria

Release Date: November 13, 2001
Length: 2:47

Notes: Promotional single released in Mexico for Green Day’s greatest hits album International Superhits!

Rating: 4.5/5. From 181 votes. Show votes.
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Macy’s Day Parade

Release Date: November 1, 2001
Length: 3:34
Also Appears On: Warning

Notes: Promotional single released in Australia for Green Day’s greatest hits album International Superhits!

Rating: 4.5/5. From 196 votes. Show votes.
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Waiting

Release Date: October 29, 2001
Length: 3:14
B-Sides: Maria, Macy’s Day Parade, Fashion Victim, Castaway, She (live), F.O.D. (live), Macy’s Day Parade (live), Basket Case (live)

Notes: The third and final proper single from Warning would top out at #26 on the Billboard alternative chart while failing to make the rock chart.

Rating: 4.1/5. From 172 votes. Show votes.
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Blood, Sex And Booze

Release Date: January ?, 2001
Length: 3:33

Notes: Promotional single released in Germany.

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Rating: 4.0/5. From 182 votes. Show votes.
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Warning

Release Date: December 11, 2000
Length: 3:43
B-Sides: Scumbag, I Don’t Want To Know If You Are Lonely, Outsider, Suffocate, Minority

Notes: Warning‘s title track second single would top out at #3 on the Billboard alternative chart and #24 on the rock chart.

Rating: 4.7/5. From 212 votes. Show votes.
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Minority

Release Date: August 31, 2000
Length: 2:49
B-Sides: Jackass, Warning, Hold On, Outsider, Brat (live), 86 (live)

Notes: The lead single from Warning would hand the band its first #1 in five years when it topped the Billboard alternative chart for 5 weeks. The song would also hit #15 on the rock chart.

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Rating: 4.3/5. From 192 votes. Show votes.
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Nice Guys Finish Last

VARSITY BLUES S/T

Release Date: March 23, 1999
Length: 2:49
Also Appears On: Nimrod
B-Sides: Good Riddance (live), The Grouch (live), She (live)

Notes: This Nimrod track was released as a single after landing on the Varsity Blues movie soundtrack.

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Rating: 4.3/5. From 184 votes. Show votes.
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Prosthetic Head

Release Date: August ?, 1998
Length: 3:38

Notes: Promotional single released in Germany.

Rating: 4.4/5. From 200 votes. Show votes.
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Redundant

Release Date: May 26, 1998
Length: 3:18
B-Sides: Redundant (remix), She, Good Riddance, The Grouch (live), Paper Lanterns (live), Reject (live), She (live), Paper Lanterns (live)

Notes: The third and final proper single from Nimrod would fail to make Billboard’s rock chart but did hit #16 on the alternative chart.

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Rating: 4.4/5. From 204 votes. Show votes.
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Good Riddance (Time Of Your Life)

Release Date: October 17, 1997
Length: 2:35
B-Sides: Suffocate, You Lied, Desensitized, Rotting, Redundant

Notes: Nimrod‘s second single would rise to #2 on the Billboard alternative chart and #7 on the rock chart. Interestingly, the bands label chose to change around the title from the album which is ‘Good Riddance (Time Of Your Life)’ to ‘Time Of Your Life (Good Riddance)’ for the single.

Rating: 4.6/5. From 210 votes. Show votes.
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Hitchin’ A Ride

Release Date: September 22, 1997
Length: 2:52
B-Sides: Sick Of Me, Espionage, Good Riddance (Time Of Your Life), Scattered, Uptight

Notes: The first single from Nimrod would top out at the #5 on the Billboard alternative chart and #9 on the rock chart.

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Rating: 4.3/5. From 182 votes. Show votes.
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Walking Contradiction

Release Date: June 3, 1996
Length: 2:31

Notes: The third proper single from Insomniac would top out at #21 on the Billboard alternative chart and #25 on the rock chart.

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Rating: 4.5/5. From 179 votes. Show votes.
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Stuck With Me

Release Date: December 27, 1995
Length: 2:16
B-Sides: When I Come Around (live), Jaded (live), Dominated Love Slave (live), Chump (live)

Notes: Promotional single released in Australia, Europe, Japan and the UK. The single would also be released in the US on cassette.

Rating: 4.6/5. From 190 votes. Show votes.
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Brain Stew / Jaded

Release Date: December 11, 1995
Length: 4:44
B-Sides: Do Da Da, Good Riddance (demo version), Walking Contradiction, No Pride, Brain Stew / Jaded (live)

Notes: The second single from Insomniac combined two album tracks for its run up the charts. The single would hit #3 on the Billboard alternative chart and #8 on the rock chart.

Rating: 4.4/5. From 188 votes. Show votes.
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86

Release Date: November ?, 1995
Length: 2:48

Notes: Promotional single released in Germany and Spain.

Rating: 4.4/5. From 186 votes. Show votes.
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Geek Stink Breath

Release Date: September 25, 1995
Length: 2:16
B-Sides: I Want To Be On TV, Don’t Wanna Fall In Love, Stuck With Me, 86

Notes: The lead single from Green Day’s much anticipated Dookie follow-up would hit #3 on the Billboard alternative chart and #9 on the rock chart.

Rating: 4.6/5. From 113 votes. Show votes.
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J.A.R.

ANGUS S/T

Release Date: July 10, 1995
Length: 2:51
Also Appears On: International Superhits!
B-Sides: Emenius Sleepus

Notes: This Mike Dirnt penned song is a fan favourite but couldn’t crack the Insomniac track list. The song was released as a single after its inclusion on the Angus movie soundtrack and would hit #1 on the Billboard alternative chart and #17 on the rock chart.

Rating: 4.7/5. From 207 votes. Show votes.
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She

Release Date: April 3, 1995
Length: 2:14

Notes: Burnt out after a whirlwind year and millions of records sold, Green Day chose not to promote or make a music video for Dookie‘s fifth and final single. But that didn’t stop the song from hitting #5 on the Billboard alternative chart and #18 on the rock chart to close out the Dookie era.

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Rating: 4.6/5. From 217 votes. Show votes.
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When I Come Around

Release Date: November 28, 1994
Length: 2:58
B-Sides: Coming Clean (live), She (live), Longview (live), Burnout (live), 2000 Light Years Away (live)

Notes: Dookie‘s fourth single would be the most successful from the album staying atop the Billboard alternative chart for 7 weeks and topping out at #2 on the rock chart.

Rating: 4.7/5. From 226 votes. Show votes.
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Welcome To Paradise

Release Date: September 12, 1994
Length: 3:44
B-Sides: Emenius Sleepus, Chump (live)

Notes: The third single from Dookie rose to #7 on the Billboard alternative chart but was unable to crack the rock chart.

Rating: 4.7/5. From 236 votes. Show votes.
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Basket Case

Release Date: July 4, 1994
Length: 3:03
B-Sides: On The Wagon, Tired Of Waiting For You, 409 In Your Coffeemaker (unmixed), She, Emenius Sleepus, Having A Blast, Longview (live), Burnout (live), 2000 Light Years Away (live), When I Come Around (live)

Notes: The second single from Dookie would top Billboard’s alternative chart for 5 weeks and also hit #9 on the rock chart.

Rating: 4.6/5. From 222 votes. Show votes.
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Longview

Release Date: February 1, 1994
Length: 3:59
B-Sides: On The Wagon, Welcome To Paradise, Coming Clean, Going To Pasalacqua (live), F.O.D. (live), One Of My Lies (live), Christie Road (live)

Notes: Green Day’s first single would take some time to find its way on radio but would eventually top the Billboard alternative chart and peak at #13 on the rock chart.