The LA Times has an interview with The Offspring lead singer, Dexter Holland. They talk to him about the pressure of trying to out-do themselves, and mention how that bar was set higher with Green Day coming out 10 years after Dookie to make another album that took off.
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What do you guys think? What does it take for an artist to be able to make an album that takes them out of the shadow of their first major hit? And how you do guys think Green Day looks at that same pressure of out-doing themselves with their follow up to American Idiot. Leave some comments.