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[Photo by: Pamela Littky]

Over the weekend, pop star Shakira put her own spin on a classic Green Day track by covering the band’s hit, “Basket Case.”

Now, the band have responded with nothing but praise. Check it out below!

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Two days ago, Shakira posted a short video of herself in the studio covering the Green Day song.

“Me, being a basket case with my producer…” she writes in her Instagram caption. You can watch the one-minute cover below.

 

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Me, being a basket case with my producer…

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Bassist Mike Dirnt commented “Bacano!” on the post, which is Colombian slang for “Cool!”

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Frontman Billie Joe Armstrong also chimed in adding, “I love this” to the pop star’s video post.

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Green Day kick off their Hella Mega Tour with Weezer and Fall Out Boy next year. They’ve been ramping up towards the release of their thirteenth studio record, Father Of All…, which drops February 7, 2020 via Reprise/Warner with preorders available here.

Take a look below at the list of tour dates and pick up your tickets here.

Green Day dates:

03/08 – Singapore, SG @ Singapore Indoor StadiUM
03/11 – Bangkok, TH @ Impact Arena
03/14 – Manila, PH @ Mall of Asia Arena
03/17 – Taipei, TW @ Taipei Arena
03/20 – Hong Kong, CN @ Asia World Expo
03/22 – Seoul, KR @ Jamsil Indoor Gym
03/25 – Osaka, JP @ Intex
03/27 – Tokyo, JP @ Makuhari, Messe
03/24 – Moscow, RU V Spartak Stadium
05/27 – Helsinki, FI @ Suvilhati
05/29 – Stockholm, SE @ Tele2 Arena
05/31 – Alesund, NO @ Colorline Stadium
06/03 – Berlin, D [email protected] Wuhlheide (with Weezer)
06/10 – Milan, IT @ Ippodromo San Siro (with Weezer)
06/13 – Paris, FR @ La Defense Arena
06/14 – Groningen, NL @ Tadspark
06/17 – Antwerp, BE @ Sportpaleis
06/21 – Vienna, AT @ Ernst Happel Stadium
06/24 – Glasgow, UK @ Bellahouston Park
06/26 – London, UK @ London Stadium
06/27 – Huddersfield, UK @ The John Smith’s Stadium
06/29 – Dublin, IE @ RDS Arena

THE HELLA MEGA TOUR with Weezer and Fall Out Boy

07/17 – Seattle, WA @ T-Mobile Park
07/21 – San Francisco, CA @ Oracle Park
07/24 – San Diego, CA @ Petco Park
07/25 – Los Angeles, CA @ Dodger Stadium
07/28 – Commerce City, CO @ DICK’s Sporting Goods Park
07/31 – Arlington, TX @ Globe Life Field
08/01 – Houston, TX @ Minute Maid Park
08/05 – Miami, FL @ Hard Rock Stadium
08/06 – Jacksonville, FL @ TIAA Bank Field
08/08 – Atlanta, GA @ SunTrust Park
08/11 – Minneapolis, MN @ Target Field
08/13 – Chicago, IL @ Wrigley Field
08/15 – Pittsburgh, PA @ PNC Park
08/16 – Hershey, PA @ Hersheypark Stadium
08/19 – Detroit, MI @ Comerica Park
08/21 – Washington, DC @ Nationals Park
08/22 – New York, NY @ Citi Field
08/24 – Toronto, ON @ Rogers Centre
08/27 – Boston, MA @ Fenway Park
08/29 – Philadelphia, PA @ Citizens Bank Park

What do you think of Shakira’s cover? Sound off in the comments below!

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