BILLIE JOE ARMSTRONG – ” A New England ” Billy Bragg Cover’

Posted: July 23, 2020 in MUSIC
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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 10th 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 there was 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.

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