It was a sunny Sunday in 2004, sitting at my desk taking part in Maple Story with the blinds open, and I used to be listening to Green Day’s “Holiday” and “Boulevard Of Broken Dreams” on repeat. It’s a pure, easy reminiscence, and one that's nonetheless so vivid to me to at the present time.
Now, 15 years later, I've made a number of completely different recollections and my style in music has expanded, however my core likes and dislikes stay just about the identical: “Boulevard Of Broken Dreams” continues to be a playlist favourite. But, like I discussed, time has handed and it’s time for an replace. Queue Sullivan King.
The long-haired steel and bass hybrid machine has grabbed Billie Joe Armstrong’s authentic concept by the horns and given it an EDM remix for the ages. Coming from Sully, completely satisfied hardcore is the very last thing we anticipated but it surely works so. rattling. nicely. The common melancholic tone of “BOBD” is remodeled and transposed to a extra uplifting sonic expertise, and, reasonably than throwing my fist up in a bout of teenage angst, I’m grinning from ear to ear and bouncing round my workplace like a contented idiot.
“I imply what 11-year outdated guitar taking part in child didn’t lose his thoughts when he heard American Idiot for the primary time? Everything from that file formed my rudimentary levels of studying music. The first time I heard “Boulevard Of Broken Dreams” was the primary time I related melancholy emotion with music and I didn’t know what the hell was happening, but it surely was so highly effective.” – Sullivan King
Still, in the event you’re hoping for a little bit of a tougher sound, you received’t be disenchanted in the event you stick it out till the tip.
Check out Sullivan King’s tribute to Green Day’s basic “Boulevard Of Broken Dreams” beneath.