Billie Joe Armstrong on Post Malone Covering “Basket Case”: “Hey This Is Pretty Cool!”

LOS ANGELES, CA - AUGUST 27: Post Malone performs onstage during the VMA after party hosted by Republic Records and Cadillac at TAO restaurant at the Dream Hotel on August 27, 2017 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Araya Diaz/Getty Images for Republic Records)

Before his failed stage dive, Post Malone performed an acoustic cover of Green Day‘s classic “Basket Case” at a Sept. 16 tour stop in Maryland. The performance was met with applause, and almost 10 days later, Green Day’s frontman Billie Joe Armstrong—who’s less predisposed to self-deprecation than he was in 1994—tweeted that he was also a fan. “This is pretty cool,” he exclaims. Eh, it’s fine. Watch the video below.


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