Label: Polydor - 2007 506-1981 • Format: 2x, CD Compilation, Unofficial Release • Country: China • Genre: Rock • Style: Punk
Kerplunk stylized as Kerplunk! The 80 - Green Day - Kerplunk! sold 10, copies its first day and became Lookout! Green 80 - Green Day - Kerplunk! developed a fan base on the east coast by way of the determined grassroots efforts of lead singer Billie Joe Armstrong. The opportunity paid off as album sales reached over 50, copies. Along with the successful live shows, major labels took notice of Kerplunk' s phenomenal popularity.
As a result, many labels approached the band. Green Day realized that they had outgrown their record distribution capacity with Lookout! With Reprise, Green Day recorded and released their next album Dookie Kerplunk officially includes only 12 tracks, but the versions released on CD and cassette also include the 4 tracks Brisk - Various - Culmination the Sweet Children EP. One of those tracks is a cover of The Who 's " My Generation ".
In AugustGreen Day pulled the album — as well as all of their other material released through the Lookout! As of NovemberKerplunk has sold more than 1, copies in the United States and more than 4, copies worldwide.
Kerplunk was banned from certain stores because of the cover art. On the back cover, there is a boy lying on the ground with a gunshot wound on his back. AllMusic regards Kerplunk as the "perfect dry run" for the band's later mainstream appeal, saying it contains "both more variety and more flat-out smashes than previous releases had shown.
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