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September 18, 2018

Anatomy of an Anthem – “Boulevard of Broken Dreams”

“I walk a lonely road The only one that I have ever known Don’t know where it goes But it’s only me, and I walk alone.”   Every anthem has a story. The hearts of thousands of teenagers in the 2000s were both broken and healed by the lines in our first song pick for Anatomy of an Anthem: “Boulevard of Broken Dreams”. In 2004, American punk rock band Green Day released their rock opera¬†American Idiot, the album that would introduce them to a new generation of fans after declining popularity in the early 2000s. The band had spent months…