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Bullet in a Bible is a live album by the American punk rock band Green Day. It was released on April 11, 2007 through Reprise Records. It was directed by Samuel Bayer, who was director of all the videos from American Idiot.

Bullet in a Bible documents one of the two biggest shows that Green Day have performed in their career. They played to over 130,000 people at the Milton Keynes National Bowl in United Kingdom on June 18 and 19 respectively in 2007 supported by Jimmy Eat World, Taking Back Sunday, and Simple Plan during their American Idiot world tour. Fifteen of the twenty songs performed at these shows were included on the disc; missing out Knowledge, She, Maria, Homecoming and We Are The Champions.

The album peaked at number 6 in the United Kingdom and debuted at number 8 in the United States.

Bullet in a Bible was released as a double-LP set on November 10, 2009, as part of the band's 2009 vinyl re-release campaign.

Track Listing

All lyrics written by Billie Joe Armstrong, all music composed by Green Day, except where noted.

No. Title Length
1. "American Idiot" 4:32
2. "Jesus of Suburbia"
I. "Jesus of Suburbia"
II. "City of the Damned"
III. "I Don't Care"
IV. "Dearly Beloved"
V. "Tales of Another Broken Home"  
9:23
3. "Holiday" 4:12
4. "Are We the Waiting" 2:49
5. "St. Jimmy" 2:55
6. "Longview" 4:44
7. "Hitchin' a Ride" 4:03
8. "Brain Stew" 3:02
9. "Basket Case" 2:58
10. "King for a DayShout" ("Shout" written and originally performed by The Isley Brothers) 8:47
11. "Wake Me Up When September Ends" 5:03
12. "Minority" 4:19
13. "Boulevard of Broken Dreams" 4:44
14. "Good Riddance (Time of Your Life)" 3:26
Total length: 64:57

Certifications

Region Certification Sales/shipments
Australia (ARIA)[5] Platinum 70,000^
Germany (BVMI)[6] Gold 100,000^
Germany (BVMI)[7]

for the DVD

3× Platinum 150,000^
Mexico (AMPROFON)[8] Gold 50,000^

^shipments figures based on certification alone

Personnel

Green Day

Additional Musicians

  • Jason White – lead guitar, rhythm guitar, backing vocals
  • Jason Freese – keyboards, piano, acoustic guitar, trombone, saxophone, accordion, backing vocals
  • Ronnie Blake – trumpet, timpani, percussion, backing vocals
  • Mike Pelino – rhythm guitar, backing vocals on St. Jimmy

Production

CD

  • Rob Cavallo – producer
  • Green Day – producers
  • Doug McKean – engineer
  • Chris Lord-Alge – mixing
  • Dmitar Krnjaic – assistant engineer
  • Keith Armstrong – assistant engineer
  • John Van Nest – editing
  • Ted Jensen – mastering

DVD

  • Samuel Bayer – director
  • Tim Lynch – producer
  • Pat Magnarella – executive producer
  • Kim Dellara – executive producer
  • Tim Royes – editor
  • Chris Dugan – additional filming

Design

  • Wade Brands - photography
  • Chris Bilheimer – packaging, menu design

See Also

veGreen Day discography
Albums Studio

39/SmoothKerplunk!DookieInsomniacNimrodWarning:Cigarettes and Valentines (unreleased) • American Idiot21st Century Breakdown¡Uno!¡Dos!¡Tré!Revolution RadioFather of All Motherfuckers1972

Compilation

1,039/Smoothed Out Slappy HoursInternational Superhits!ShenanigansDemoliciousGreatest Hits: God's Favorite Band

Soundtracks

The Original Broadway Cast Recording (Selections)

Live

Bullet in a BibleAwesome as FuckOn the RadioWoodstock 1994BBC Sessions (Part 1Part 2)

Extended Plays Studio

1,000 HoursSlappySweet Children

Compilation

21 GunsOh LoveOtis Big Guitar Mix

Live

Live TracksAustralian Tour Souvenir EditionBowling Bowling Bowling Parking ParkingFoot In MouthTune In, Tokyo...Live in TokyoLive in JapanLast Night on Earth (Live in Tokyo)21 GunsLive at the Whisky

Singles
Box Sets

Singles BoxUltimate Collectors 7" Vinyl SinglesThe Green Day CollectionThe Studio Albums 1990–2009Uno... Dos... Tré!Boombox and Cassette

veGreen Day videography
Films

Bullet in a BibleAwesome as Fuck¡Cuatro! The Making Of Uno! Dos! Tré!Broadway IdiotHeart Like a Hand GrenadeTurn It Around: The Story of East Bay Punk

Video Albums

International Supervideos!

Music Videos Official TBA
Lyric TBA
Video Games

Green Day: Rock Band

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