Green Day's Special Releases

Unreleased, Limited, and Rare Songs

This is a collection of Green Day songs (or covers by Green Day) that are unreleased, limited, special compilations, only played live, or for some other reason didn't end up on another album.

Greatest Hits: God's Favorite Band

Released November 17, 2017

Green Day's second greatest hits album, featuring a new song "Back in the USA" as well as a new version of "Ordinary World" featuring Miranda Lambert.


Released April 19, 2014

A special release for Record Store Day 2014 that contains 18 demos, including a previously unreleased track "State of Shock", from the band's ¡Uno! ¡Dos! ¡Tre! recording sessions in 2012. Artwork by Tom Neely. View all our news entries about Demolicious


Released July 1, 2002

This album is a compilation of B-Sides to previous Green Day singles. The only song that wasn't previously released was "Ha Ha You're Dead" written by Mike Dirnt. The album was set to include the song "D.U.I" but was removed. The song and more details about it can be found here.

International Superhits!

Released October 12, 2001

This compilation was released as a "Greatest Hits". It features many of Green Day's singles and their most popular songs. The band recorded two new songs for the album, 'Maria', and "Poprocks & Coke." An accompanying DVD, "International Supervideos!", was released on the same day. It included all of the band's previous music videos. The album has sold over 3 million copies worldwide since its release.

1,039/Smoothed Out Slappy Hours

Released June 30, 1991

Green Day's second studio album (often considered the first) is actually a compilation of their first LP, 39/Smooth, and two previous EP's, Slappy and 1000 Hours, which were recorded at the Art of Ears Studio in San Francisco, CA, USA between 1988 - 1990. The album was originally released on Lookout! Records in 1991, then re-mastered and re-released on Reprise Records and Epitaph Europe in 2007. As of 2010, it has sold over 600,000 copies.