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Green Day Cover AC/DC, Rick Springfield, Monty Python At Soundwave

by Paul Cashmere on February 23, 2014

in Live,News

Green Day played their first headline gig at Soundwave on Brisbane on Saturday night (February 22, 2014) with a mix of covers through the set including songs by Rick Springfield, Monty Python and AC/DC.

The AC/DC classic ‘Highway To Hell’ was given a Green Day make-over at Soundwave and Rick Springfield was also paid a homage with his 80s pop hit ‘Jessie’s Girl’.

Green Day also performed The Isley Brothers ‘Shout’ (best known in Australia as a Johnny O’Keefe song), Queen’s ‘We Are The Champions’ and The Beatles ‘Hey Jude’.

While the three hour show centred around the Green Day classic ‘Dookie’ album the band did not play the complete album as was previously suggested. Five songs from ‘Dookie’ were played in the first half of the set and later they also dropped in ‘She’ but it was not the complete album experience.

Earlier this week Green Day played a surprise gig in a Sydney pub.

Green Day Soundwave Brisbane February 22, 2014 Setlist

99 Revolutions (from Tre, 2013)
Know Your Enemy (from 21st Century Breakdown, 2009)
East Jesus Nowhere (from 21st Century Breakdown, 2009)
Stop When The Red Lights Flash (from Dos, 2013)
Letterbomb (from American Idiot, 2004)
Holiday (from American Idiot, 2004)
Boulevard of Broken Dreams (from American Idiot, 2004)
Let Yourself Go (from Uno, 2013)
Wake Me Up When September End (from American Idiot, 2004)
Burnout (from Dookie, 1994)
Chump (from Dookie, 1994)
Longview (from Dookie, 1994)
When I Come Around (from Dookie, 1994)
Welcome To Paradise (from Dookie, 1994)
2000 Light Years Away (from Kerplunk, 1992)
Hitchin’ A Ride (from Nimrod, 1997)
Highway To Hell (AC/DC cover)
Brain Stew (from Insomniac, 1995)
St Jimmy (from American Idiot, 2004)
Knowledge (Operation Ivy cover)
She (from Dookie, 1994)
King For A Day (from Nimrod, 1997)
Medley: Shout/Jessie’s Girl/Always Look On The Bright Side Of Life/Hey Jude
Minority (from Warning, 2000)

American Idiot (from American Idiot, 2004)
Jesus Of Suburbia (from American Idiot, 2004)

We Are The Champions (Queen cover)

Good Riddance (Time Of Your Life) (from Nimrod, 1997)

Soundwave dates

February 23, Sydney, Sydney Showground
February 28, Melbourne, Flemington Racecourse
March 1, Adelaide, Bonython Park
March 3, Perth, Claremont Showgrounds

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