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This is Green Day, the Californian pop punk pioneers known for their stoner anthems, politically charged lyrics and energetic live performances. 

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One of their biggest hits, "Basket Case", is a fast-paced four chord punk song about teenage rebellion and paranoia while high out of your mind. 

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And this is TV ratings monster Britain's Got Talent, the launchpad of the likes of Susan Boyle in which a group of judges headed up by One Direction mastermind Simon Cowell preside over a series of family-orientated variety acts.

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Now, you'd think that these two elements would not play well together right?

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Well, now you can judge for yourself...

This weekend's episode featured a performance from Josh Curnow, a perfectly nice 26 year old guy who performed cover of "Basket Case" at the piano.

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The crowd go nuts of course but remember - this is a crowd who will give a standing ovation to a dancing dog.

And we're not saying it's BAD, far from it - the guy clearly does have talent and his story about being rejected by a music teacher at school is sad - it's just not... well... it's not Green Day. Tbh, we are kind of over all these slowed down emotional versions of upbeat songs - can't we just enjoy the original?

Or maybe we're wrong and the legions of Green Day fans out there will actually welcome this fresh take on a classic?

So, is he an Idiot or a Jesus of Suburbia?

Watch the full performance below and let us know what you think:

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