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Dookie is an album by the rock band Green Day. Released on February 1, 1994 (see 1994 in music), Dookie became a sensation among the American mainstream, caused considerable controversy in the punk rock community, with many critics claiming the band had sold out. With singles like "When I Come Around", "Basket Case" and "Longview" all going to #1 on Billboards Modern Rock Tracks chart, Dookie was propelled to the #1 spot Billboard's Heatseekers and #1 on the Billboard 200 album charts. Dookie won a Grammy Award for Best Alternative Music Album.

"Longview", one of the songs on this album, is about boredom. This set came out in winter 1994. The song itself is much like The Damned's song "New Rose" with the same drum lead ups and extremely fast guitars. It also features an interesting bass line that is one of group bassist Mike Dirnt's watermarks. This song was one of Green Day's first successes in the mainstream.

Table of contents
1 Track listing
2 Charting singles
3 Personnel

Track listing

  1. "Burnout" (Armstrong/Green Day)
  2. "Having a Blast" (?/Green Day)
  3. "Chump" (Armstrong/Green Day)
  4. "Longview" (Armstrong/Green Day)
  5. "Welcome to Paradise" (Armstrong/Green Day)
  6. "Pulling Teeth" (?/Green Day)
  7. "Basket Case" (Armstrong/Green Day)
  8. "She" (?/Green Day)
  9. "Sassafras Roots" (?/Green Day)
  10. "When I Come Around" (Green Day/Green Day)
  11. "Coming Clean" (Armstrong/Green Day)
  12. "Emenius Sleepus" (Dirnt)
  13. "In the End" (Armstrong/Green Day)
  14. "F.O.D./All By Myself"

Charting singles

1994	Basket Case	        Mainstream Rock Tracks	                No. 9
1994	Longview	        Mainstream Rock Tracks	                No. 13
1994	Basket Case	        Modern Rock Tracks	                No. 1
1994	Longview	        Modern Rock Tracks	                No. 1
1994	Welcome To Paradise	Modern Rock Tracks	                No. 7
1994	Basket Case	        Top 40 Mainstream	                No. 16
1995	She	                Mainstream Rock Tracks	                No. 18
1995	When I Come Around	Mainstream Rock Tracks	                No. 2
1995	She	                Modern Rock Tracks	                No. 5
1995	When I Come Around	Modern Rock Tracks	                No. 1
1995	When I Come Around	Top 40 Mainstream	                No. 2