It is the eighth track on their third album, Dookie and was released as the fifth and final single. The song was written by frontman Billie Joe Armstrong about a former girlfriend who showed him a feminist poem with an identical title. The same ex-girlfriend is the topic of the songs "Sassafras Roots" and "Chump". The song is notorious for a concert where Armstrong performed the song nude. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Retrieved
Leave it to Green Day to start the biggest mud fight in history at a festival meant to encourage peace. The over , fans watching the show were encouraged to throw mud after one fan did so and Billie picked it up and put it in his mouth. Soon after, Billie began running across the stage while fans threw mud, and he attempted to fight back on his own, needless to say he was a little outmatched. Things began getting really out of control when fans began running on the stage, even Mike was mistaken for a fan and lost three teeth as bouncers tackled him.
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Drugs are just something he said he knows a little about. Coupled with the methamphetamine nightmare track "Geek Stink Breath," from 's Insomniac , it makes for a pair of not-so-subtle lessons in the pitfalls of overindulgence. I write about my life and that happens to be one aspect of it," Armstrong said, adding that he has at times battled with addiction. I don't want to be a pro- or anti-drugs advocate.