21st Century Breakdown Story: My InterpretationAlright, Green Day's 21st Century Breakdown album came out three years ago, so I'm a bit late jumping on the band wagon. However, despite being a very popular album, I was only able to find one thorough interpretation of this concept album, and even that one only covered Act 1.21st Century Breakdown Story: My Interpretation by rowan-of-wonderless
Despite being labeled a 'rock opera', 21st Century Breakdown does not have a cohesive story line like Green Day's previous rock opera, American Idiot. Instead, the songs follow vague themes, around vague characters named Christian and Gloria. The entire album is more or less left up to the listener's opinions and ideas as to what exactly is going on in this 'story'.
Giving the album a few listens, I wove together my own interpretation of what is going on in this rock opera. I'm putting a disclaimer right here: THIS ENTIRE IDEA IS MORE OR LESS TOTAL BS. This is nothing but my own way of making the songs tie in together as one complete story. However, with a distinct lack of these visions on the net, I hope you wi