Green Day’s first two albums, originally released via Lookout! andreissued by the same label in 2004, will be reissued by Reprise Dec.19. 1,039/Smoothed Out Slappy Hours (1991) will feature extracontent originally included in the Lookout! 2004 reissue, such as 20minutes of live performances from 1990-91, Billie Joe Armstrong’shandwritten lyrics, show flyers, and a 1991 radio interview, accordingto Billboard. Kerplunk (1992) will not have any bonus material.
InAugust 2005, Green Day caused a bit of a commotion amongst fans andtheir former label, Lookout!, when they opted to sever ties with thepunk label, alleging breach of contract for late or unpaid royalties.
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