21st Century Breakdown (song)

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21st Century Breakdown
Written by: Billie Joe Armstrong
Song length: 5:09
Release date: December 21, 2009
Album: 21st Century Breakdown
Recorded: 2008 - 09
Mixed by: Chris Lord-Alge
Produced by: Butch Vig
Single chronology
Previous single: "East Jesus Nowhere"
Next single: "Last of the American Girls"
Album chronology
Previous song: "Song of the Century"
Next song: "Know Your Enemy"

"21st Century Breakdown" is the second song from the album of the same name. Billie Joe Armstrong composed the song, and it is primarily based on his personal life and musical influences. This was released as the fourth single from the album on December 21, 2009.

Lyrics[edit]

Main article: 21st Century Breakdown/lyrics