The album-matching songbook to Green Day
's much-anticipated eighth studio album, 21st Century Breakdown
. A truly brilliant concept album, in the style of a punk rock opera, the album runs through the narrative of Christian and Gloria, a young couple working through the shattered promises of this century. The album is divided into three acts: Heroes and Cons, Charlatans and Saints, Horseshoes and Handgrenades.
All the songs are arranged for vocal and piano, with guitar chord boxes. This songbook also includes eight pages of colour photographs and is a hefty 144 pages in length.