American Idiot Sessions


Fall, 2003 – March, 2004


Studio 880 (Oakland, CA)
Ocean Way Recording (Los Angeles, CA)
Capital Studios (Los Angeles, CA)


Billie Joe – Vocals, Guitar
Mike Dirnt – Bass, Vocals
Tre Cool – Drums
Rob Cavallo – Piano
Jason Freese – Saxophone
Kathleen Hanna – Vocals


Producer: Rob Cavallo & Green Day
Engineer: Doug McKean
Engineer: Brian Vibberts
Assistant Engineer: Greg Burns
Assistant Engineer: Jimmy Hoyson
Assistant Engineer: Joe Brown
Assistant Engineer: Dmitar Krnjaic
Additional Engineer: Chris Dugan
Additional Engineer: Reto Peter
Mixing: Chris Lord-Alge
Mastering: Ted Jensen


Key: [O] Officially released | [U] Unofficially released | [X] Unreleased

[O] American Idiot
[O] Jesus Of Suburbia
[O] Holiday
[O] Boulevard Of Broken Dreams
[O] Are We The Waiting
[O] St. Jimmy
[O] Give Me Novacaine
[O] She’s A Rebel
[O] Extraordinary Girl
[O] Letterbomb [working title was ‘Clusterbomb’]
[O] Wake Me Up When September Ends
[O] Homecoming
[O] Whatsername
[O] Governator (I’ll Be Back)
[O] Favorite Son
[X] Horseshoes & Hand Grenades *
[X] The Pedestrian *
[X] Too Young *
[X] Lately (One More Year) *
[X] End Of The World *
[X] Walk Away *
[X] Broadway *

* Some (or all) of these songs may have been recorded in the Cigarettes & Valentines sessions.


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