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Alanis Morissette Covers Green Day's Basket Case In Honor Of Billie Joe Armstrong! WATCH HERE!!

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Hoh man, how supremely touching!

To promote the release of their latest album Uno!, iconic pop-punk-rockers Green Day were supposed to perform this week on Jimmy Kimmel

But seeing as frontman Billie Joe Armstrong is currently in rehab after an expletive-stuffed, on-stage rage at the iHeartRadio music fest, the group obviously cancelled their scheduled TV gig.


BUT, Jimmy's audience were instead treated to the equally legendary Alanis Morissette singing a version of Green Day's Basket Case, at the end of which she tosses out a sweet dedication to Billie Joe (above)!

Alanis' signature vocals lend a whole new, haunting feel to the classic Green Day tune, and we adore how she slowed down the rhythm which really highlighted the track's main themes.

Beautiful work, Alanis! And we just hope Billie gets back into a calm headspace so that we can hear HIM sing Basket Case once again!

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10 comments to “Alanis Morissette Covers Green Day's Basket Case In Honor Of Billie Joe Armstrong! WATCH HERE!!”

  1. 1

    That was lovely.

  2. 2

    Why is she "honoring" him???? WTF? He isn't dead or falsely imprisoned, he's a junkie that went to rehab. Good god, it this gay ass touchy feeling world we have come to live in, even rug addicts and women beaters get sympathy from everyone.

  3. Liz says – reply to this


    Love her voice… unique!

  4. mel says – reply to this


    How Ironic she chose to honor him with "Basket Case ". Could have picked a better song considering what happened but her voice is lovely.

  5. Paola Andrea says – reply to this


    Re: hoochpit – fuck you you perfect human being, having a drug problem isn't the same thing as beating woman, you can get addicted to everything, hes going through shit right now, damn right he deserves sympathy at least. he is not lindsay lohan you know

  6. 6

    Appropriate song choice as a tribute after the melt down. Haha!

    Aww hope Billie Joe gets well soon.

  7. 7

    I think it was really sweet. Lets face it, everybody is addicted to something. Haters gonna hate but just make sure your perfect before judging someone else.

  8. -Opinion-GR says – reply to this


    Re: hoochpit – ummm excuses me billie joe is one of the best male punck rock singers there is, open your eyes and realize it. she is honering him because every singer gets in a mood alanis morissette wasent around for a while because of depression. looks like your giving sympathy as well?

  9. Chelsea` says – reply to this


    I think that was very classy of her. Everyone goes through some shit at some point or another. Billie Joe Armstrong is getting help for his problems, and I respect him for that. He could deny he has a problem at all. I hope he gets where he feels he needs to be soon.

    RE: outkast74 - Very well said.

  10. jazz says – reply to this


    I love this girl! especially in this funny video: