Billie Joe Armstrong sings Italian in his newest “No Enjoyable Mondays” cowl on Wednesday (April 29) with Don Backy’s “Amico.”

The Inexperienced Day frontman brings new life to the Italian singer and actor’s tune with an up to date energy pop twist. Within the cowl video posted on the band’s YouTube channel, Armstrong prefaced the video as “Welcome to No enjoyable hump day” and notes within the caption’s post-script to “please excuse my Italian.”

Don Backy’s unique “Amico,” with its 50’s and 60’s rock and roll vibe, was reimagined by Billie Joe Armstrong to have extra outstanding percussions, highlighted by the rolling drums and tambourines and upbeat guitar riffs. The music video contained the usual “No Enjoyable Mondays” montage of Inexperienced Day acting on stage, plus an ink brush writing of the lyrics on a sketchbook.

Despite the fact that Armstrong rocks via the tune, he surprisingly pins down the subtleties and sensitivities that immediately determine the Italian accent. He simply sings the refrain “Amico/ Canta ancora insieme a me/ Ridi ancora insieme a me,” with the signature Inexperienced Day vocals followers have come to know and love. “Amico” in Italian interprets to “good friend” and tells the story of a heartbroken good friend the singer tries to assist and cheer up.

Followers had been fast to narrate to Armstrong’s obvious lack of contact with the times of the week, releasing a welcome addition to his “No Enjoyable Mondays” playlist on a Wednesday. Different followers lauded his Italian, which, given the facility pop melody he sang to, was too superior to even level out.

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Italian-speaking followers are happy with Billie Joe Armstrong’s cowl of the Italian tune “Amico.”

“Amico” marks the seventh entry in Billie Joe Armstrong’s quarantine collection, and the second this week. He already launched his scheduled Monday entry with a punk rock makeover of The Starjets’ 1979 hit “Warfare Tales.” He has beforehand launched an unofficial debut with “I Suppose We’re Alone Now” by Tommy James and the Shondells. His “No Enjoyable Mondays” has additionally handled followers with a collab between Armstrong and The Bangles’ Susanna Hoffs of their hit single “Manic Monday.”

Billie Joe Armstrong’s cowl collection is his ongoing effort to be in contact together with his followers in the midst of quarantine, maintaining his promise of releasing covers “till we’re let again out into the world.”

Apart from his “No Enjoyable Mondays,” the Inexperienced Day frontman has additionally actively participated in fundraisers supporting the battle towards the worldwide coronavirus pandemic. Final April 18, Armstrong delivered an emotional efficiency of the Inexperienced Day anthem “Wake Me Up When September Ends” as part of the World Well being Group and World Citizen’s “One World: Collectively At House” charity occasion. His solemn efficiency of the tune he initially wrote for his father, plus the pictures of abandoned streets, despatched the occasion curator, Girl Gaga, into tears.

Additionally, Billie Joe lately introduced his hit covers collection to the most recent version “The Late Late Present with James Corden.” The Armstrong family carried out “I Suppose We’re Alone Now” as Billie Joe performed rhythm and sang vocals whereas his sons Jakob and Joey lined with their guitar and drums.

Watch Billie Joe sing in Italian with “Amico” beneath:

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