With Green Day tour dates postponed for now, frontman Billie Joe Armstrong is busy making music in his bedroom and putting it online.
Armstrong has released a cover of “I Think We're Alone Now,” which he recorded while isolated. He wrote on Instagram, “While we’ve all been in quarantine I’ve been reflecting on the things that matter the most in my life. Family, friends and of course music. I figure if we have to spend this time in isolation at least we can be alone together.”
Green Day was among the first acts to cancel live dates as the coronavirus began its march across the globe. The punk trio had originally planned to perform in Singapore, Thailand, the Philippines, Taipei, Hong Kong, South Korea and Japan through March. It’s unclear when the dates will be rescheduled.
Depending on what happens, the band is slated to play a string of European festivals in late May and early June before kicking off the Hella Mega tour, also starring Fall Out Boy and Weezer, in mid-June. Green Day's 13th album, Father Of All Motherf**kers, came out last month.