Green Day released their third studio album Dookie in 1994, and the album spawned four top ten Alt Rock hits including three number ones. Basket Case was the third single released and the second number one alt hit. The first single Longview was their first number one alt hit, and When I Come Around, the fourth single from the album was the third number one alt hit.
Basket Case spent five weeks atop the Billboard Alternative Rock chart. In 2021, Rolling Stone ranked Basket Case at number 150 on it’s list of the 500 Greatest Songs of All Time.
Enjoy this look back at Green Day’s music video for Basket Case as well as an incredible live performance in Munich!