“Boulevard of Broken Dreams” is a song by American punk rock band Green Day. It was released as the second single from their seventh studio album, American Idiot (2004). The song was written by Green Day, with lyrics by lead singer Billie Joe Armstrong. “Boulevard of Broken Dreams” remains one of Green Day’s signature songs.
The single peaked at number two in the United States, making it Green Day’s most successful song. The song was the ninth biggest selling single of the 2000-2009 decade with worldwide sales exceeding 5 million copies. “Boulevard of Broken Dreams” won the Grammy Award for Record of the Year.