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2. "Homecoming"

While "Jesus of Suburbia" felt like a bender of punk-popera, the even longer "Homecoming" felt like the crash and burn of the American Idiot hangover, wrapping up the story of the album's anti-hero who returns to the home he abandoned before diving in drug addiction and despondence in the city. The five-part, nine-minute penultimate track said good-bye to the album's antagonist St. Jimmy as the Jesus of Suburbia found inner-peace — or something like it. 

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