Listen to 6 Green Day 21st Century Breakdown tracks

21st Century Breakdown. Preview 6 cuts now
21st Century Breakdown. Preview 6 cuts now

MusicRadar has heard Green Day's 21st Century Breakdown in its entirety, and we can tell you it's a flat-out winner that expands on the masterpiece that was American Idiot.

A bold claim, right? Believe it. Curious to hear for yourself? Of course you are! Well, you can hear six cuts from the CD right now.

Click here to listen to a special segment of Los Angeles radio station KROQ's Kevin & Bean Show, during which Green Day premiered the new album. The six songs available for streaming are:

21st Century Breakdown
21 Guns
American Eulogy
Before The Lobotomy
East Jesus Nowhere
Restless Heart

Produced by Butch Vig, 21st Century Breakdown will be released worldwide 15 May. Check back with MusicRadar tomorrow for a full track-by-track review of this dynamo of a record.

Joe Bosso

Joe is a freelance journalist who has, over the past few decades, interviewed hundreds of guitarists for Guitar WorldGuitar PlayerMusicRadar and Classic Rock. He is also a former editor of Guitar World, contributing writer for Guitar Aficionado and VP of A&R for Island Records. He’s an enthusiastic guitarist, but he’s nowhere near the likes of the people he interviews. Surprisingly, his skills are more suited to the drums. If you need a drummer for your Beatles tribute band, look him up.