Listen to Billie Joe Armstrong cover Billy Bragg’s A New England
Billie Joe Armstrong, frontman of Green Day, has continued his series of lockdown covers. Hi latest, above, is a cover of the Billy Bragg classic A New England.
The cover is an entry into Billy Joe Armstrong’s No Fun Monday series, and was shared on Friday 10 July. Armstrong wrote in its description: “Welcome to No Fun Monday on a Friday because no one knows what day it is anyway. I love this song penned by Billy Bragg. Also a great version by Kirsty MacColl.”
Some of Armstrong’s previous No Fun Mondays covers include Kim Wilde’s Kids In America, Starjets’ War Stories, The Avengers’ Corpus Christ, The Bangles’ Manic Monday, Tommy James and the Shondells’ I Think We’re Alone Now and Johnny Thunders’ You Can’t Put Your Arms Around A Memory.
Green Day’s latest album, Father Of All Motherfuckers, was released back in February, the band’s first record since their 2016 album Revolution Radio.
Recently, Billy Bragg also got in the covers game giving Taylor Swift’s Only The Young a go for NME’s home sessions.
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