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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Don’t Want To Know If You Are Lonely
Release Date: April 16, 2011
A-Side: Don’t Wanna Know If You Are Lonely (Husker Du version)
Notes: Previously released as a b-side to the Warning single, Green Day’s Hüsker Dü cover would be re-released for Record Store Day with the original version on the flip side.
Cigarettes And Valentines (live)
Release Date: March 21, 2011
Notes: A live version of the title track from the scrapped Cigarettes And Valentines sessions was included on the band’s Awesome As Fuck album. The song was released as a promo single along with a music video.
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When It’s Time
Release Date: June 11, 2010
Notes: The cast album for the American Idiot Broadway musical would include Green Day’s version of When It’s Time which was released as a promo single.
Last Of The American Girls
Release Date: March 22, 2010
B-Sides: 21st Century Breakdown (Studio 880 version), Know Your Enemy (live)
Notes: The final single from 21st Century Breakdown failed to land on the Billboard rock charts and topped out at #26 on the alternative chart.
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21st Century Breakdown
Release Date: December 21, 2009
B-Sides: Last Of The American Girls (live)
Notes: The title track fourth single from 21st Century Breakdown didn’t land on radio and failed to chart.
East Jesus Nowhere
Release Date: October 19, 2009
Notes: The third single from 21st Century Breakdown would peak at #35 on the Billboard rock chart and #17 on the alternative chart.
Release Date: May 25, 2009
B-Sides: Favorite Son, 21 Guns (Studio 880 version), 21 Guns (live), Welcome To Paradise (live), Brain Stew / Jaded (live), F.O.D. (live)
Notes: 21st Century Breakdown‘s second single would reach #22 on Billboard’s Hot 100, #3 on the alternative chart and #17 on the rock chart.
Know Your Enemy
Release Date: April 16, 2009
B-Sides: Lights Out, Hearts Collide, 21 Guns, Boulevard Of Broken Dreams (live), F.O.D. (live)
Notes: The lead single from 21st Century Breakdown hit #28 on the Billboard Hot 100 and topped the rock chart for 6 weeks and the alternative chart for 3 weeks.
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Working Class Hero
Release Date: May 1, 2007
Notes: Green Day would earn a Grammy nomination for Best Rock Performance for their cover of John Lennon’s Working Class Hero. The song would hit #53 on the Billboard Hot 100, #10 on the alternative chart and #18 on the rock chart.
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The Saints Are Coming
Release Date: October 30, 2006
B-Sides: The Saints Are Coming (live)
Notes: Green Day would team up with U2 for this Skids cover to raise money to help those affected by Hurricane Katrina. The single would hit #51 on the Billboard Hot 100, #22 on the alternative chart and #33 on the rock chart.
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Jesus Of Suburbia
Release Date: October 25, 2005
B-Sides: Are We The Waiting (live), St. Jimmy (live)
Notes: The fifth and final single from American Idiot was too long to get much radio airplay but did hit #27 on the Billboard alternative chart.
Wake Me Up When September Ends
Release Date: June 13, 2005
B-Sides: Hitchin’ A Ride, Give Me Novacaine (live), Homecoming (live)
Notes: The fourth single from American Idiot rose to #6 on the Billboard Hot 100, #2 on the alternative chart and #12 on the rock chart.
Release Date: May 9, 2005
B-Sides: Minority (live), Holiday (live), Boulevard Of Broken Dreams (live)
Notes: American Idiot‘s third single would hit #19 on the Billboard Hot 100 and top both the alternative and rock charts for three weeks.
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Boulevard Of Broken Dreams
Release Date: November 29, 2004
B-Sides: Letterbomb (live), American Idiot (live), She’s A Rebel (live)
Notes: The second single from American Idiot would be the most successful of Green Day’s career. The song would hit #2 on the Billboard Hot 100 along with #1 on the alternative chart (16 weeks) and the rock chart (14 weeks).
Release Date: August 31, 2004
B-Sides: Favorite Son, Too Much To Soon, Shoplifter, Governator
Notes: The lead single from American Idiot would rise to #61 on the Billboard Hot 100, #5 on the rock chart and spend 6 weeks at #1 on the alternative chart.