so much of 1039 smoothed out slappy hours is about running out of time and worrying that you haven’t done enough with your life and comparing yourself to other people. they were literally kids when they wrote that and it’s like, when i see you guys, late teens or possibly even younger worrying that you haven’t travelled the world or gone to college or whatever it just makes me wanna shake you and be like !!!!!!!! look! !!!! at them !!!!!!!!!! !!! it’s okay !!! because anything can happen and green day are living proof of the fact that those thoughts are bullshit, you’re gonna be amazing
Okay since you asked, can you tell me (us?) a bit about the thought process that goes into making a new song? Like how do you personally get from "I want to make a song" to a finished piece.