That U2 & GREEN DAY Song
are what Superstar Duets are called these days.
The best recent example was
Paul McCartney + Jay-Z + Linkin Park
in the 2006 Grammy Awards,
and the three managed to morph "Numb:Encore"
Five Generations of Music Fans went
Jay-Z also gives props to another Beatle~
take a closer look at his T-shirt.
after previous mash-ups with artists
ranging from Sinatra to Pavarotti,
Bono sings one with Billie Joe Armstrong,
lead singer of arguably this generation's Punk Icons,
The song starts off sounding like a U2 anthem;
but the song is instantly familiar,
as it is The Animals "House of the Rising Sun".
Both bands are shown in a recording studio,
Bono beside Billie Joe,
The Edge & Adam Clayton standing tall
beside Green Day bassist Mike Dirnt,
Larry Mullen and Tre' Cool go nuts with their drums,
and the song becomes a hyperkinetic Rave-Up,
"The Saints Are Coming"!!!
It's an Instant Classic.
And the video?
Midway into it,
it turns into a Jerry Bruckheimer SFX spectacular,
complete with Air Force jets and helicopters
well, I won't ruin the surprise.
Watch the video below;
suffice to say,
it's from Bono,
so expect a very strong political statement.
the action takes place in the city mentioned
in the very 1st line of that awesome Animals song.