Billie Joe Armstrong Shares New Cover of Wreckless Eric’s ‘Whole Wide World’

Billie Joe Armstrong returns with a new cover song.

This time, the Green Day frontman has shared his rendition of Wreckless Eric’s 1977 single “Whole Wide World” as part of Amazon Music’s Original cover series. Armstrong’s version has the approval of Wreckless Eric who said “I love this. The most punk rock version ever!”

Listen to the song below. At this time, the song is only available to stream on Amazon Music.

Billie Joe Armstrong has spent most of quarantine sharing covers as part of his No Fun Mondays series. Previously, he’s shared covers of Billy Bragg’s “A New England,” John Lennon’s “Gimme Some Truth,” Tommy James & The Shondells” “I Think We’re Alone Now,” “Manic Monday” with Bangles singer Susannah Hoffs, Johnny Thunders” “You Can’t Put Your Arms Around a Memory,” and “War Stories” among others.

Armstrong and the rest of Green Day will embark on the Hella Mega Tour with Weezer, the Interrupters, and Fall Out Boy next year. Check out all the dates here.

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Ashley Perez Hollingsworth

Ashley Perez is a freelance music journalist based in Chicago. Her work has appeared on AXS, Chicago Innerview, New City, The Millions, and Illinois Entertainer. She also runs her own music blog at Radio Not Found. Some of her favorite bands include Nirvana, The Cure, Muse, Creeper, and Green Day.

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