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Hand-illustrated poster honouring the Californian rock band Green Day.


Green Day's songs are often considered political because the band frequently addresses social and political issues in their lyrics. The band's music often reflects their views on topics such as government, war, and social justice.


Fitting with their outspokenness on these issues, here, known to represent freedom, Lady Liberty standing as the people is being blindfolded by the government and the controlling media.


She is holding high the heart-shaped grenade, representing the heart and soul of the American people, which made the cover of American Idiot, the multi-award winning album and single that propelled the band worldwide and whose lyrics are still being used as a protest to this day. The song says that mass media has orchestrated paranoia and idiocy among the public. It has become one of Green Day's most iconic and socially relevant songs.

On the TV screen are "Dreams of Tomorrow", the lyrics of the album's single with the same name.


On her table are the words "Blood Rage", which was the band's original name.


Heading east of the print as well as east on the American map, we head to the Grammy-winning "Boulevard of Broken Dreams".


The phrase first in a 1933 song recorded by many has become a nickname for Los Angeles' Sunset Boulevard – it passes through Hollywood, so many have seen their stardom dreams die in the street.


The illustration visualises the lyrics and sees the album’s main character, the Jesus of Suburbia, aimlessly roaming the city with nothing to do and nowhere to go.


The empty street is lined with 21 guns, as per their song which addresses the topic of patriotism, it brings up the 21-gun salute for someone who's fallen.

The band's name is written in graffiti to represent the pop-punk aspect of Green Day, with their rebellious aesthetics and resentment toward authority.

Just as Green Day do, this satirical illustration captures a sentiment of dissent and dissatisfaction with the status quo, encouraging listeners to question things, think critically, and seek truth beyond the mainstream narrative, urging individuals to be aware, engaged, and active participants in shaping their own future rather than blindly accepting what is presented to them.

Green Day Poster

  • A1 - 59.4 x 84.1 cm  / 23.4 x 33.1 inches
    A2 - 42 x 59.4 cm  /  16.5 x 23.4 inches
    A3 - 29.7 x 42 cm  /  11.7 x 16.5 inches
    A4 - 21 x 29.7 cm  /  8.3 x 11.7 inches
    A5 - 14.85 x 21cm  /  5.8 x 8.3 inches

Jennifer Gates

Glasgow, UK

"I purchased 2 beautiful posters from Rex Music Prints, they are very high quality, delivery was very speedy and they were very securely packaged too. Highly recommend them!".

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