GOSSIP; Tokio hotel’s Automatic – Green Day’s American Idiot?!

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GOSSIP; Tokio hotels Automatic - Green Days American Idiot?!

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Comment by nola
2009-08-23 05:23:00

One’s a robot, the other is a human. One is an actual heart, the other is a heart grenade. The objects are the same but not similar in any way.

Comment by Jey Cullen
2009-08-27 16:33:23

yeah, I agree. They’re not criminal much alike, if you know what i mean ๐Ÿ˜‰

Comment by Keshia Dolce
2009-08-23 05:27:17

Well Bill does like Green Day, and that song, maybe he used them as inspiration? It wouldn’t be the first time an artist has done this. They all do it.

Comment by Dilyara Kaulitz
2009-08-23 10:49:15

Yeah I agree. I love Green Day too and I think Bill does use different artists for inspiration sometimes

Comment by Nel
2009-08-24 07:24:52

Inspiration and copying are different staff.

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Comment by Dilyara Kaulitz
2009-08-24 11:56:54

I don’t think it’s copying. The meaning is completely different

Comment by noussa
2009-08-23 05:31:20

there’s a hand and a heart
but in a total different way
and I think the single cover descibes very well the idea of the song

Comment by Savannah
2009-08-23 13:20:20

I agree completely. They may be similar in what they have but really..very different. And I think the album cover represents the songs meaning pretty perfectly. I don’t think TH was trying to copy Greenday..it just works.

Comment by Nel
2009-08-24 07:25:16

The heart in Bill’s hand looks human and it probably must be the opposite :d

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Comment by Natali
2009-08-23 05:56:46

the TH one is better ๐Ÿ™‚

Comment by dead
2009-08-23 10:06:25

OH NO YOU DIDNT! Green Day is way better than Tokio Hotel!

Comment by Savannah
2009-08-24 18:42:06


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Comment by sara kaulitz
2009-08-25 13:23:20

uhm not really green day is a good band but they are old “out-of-date” tokio hotel is a lot better but anyway the covers look the same if you dont understand the tokio hotel cover but they are so different

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Comment by Lisa
2009-08-26 17:49:04

Sorry “dead”…But Tokio Hotel is So much Better:D

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Comment by BillyZiTaZh89TH
2009-08-23 12:07:04

Yup !

Comment by Kaylin
2009-08-23 15:51:21

The Tokio Hotel one is definitely better!

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Comment by laiila
2009-08-23 06:34:27

well yes there is a heart and a hand in both but in a very different way! so they are not the same to me..plus it describes the new song very well!

Comment by penpey
2009-08-23 14:02:03

hey laiila what hapend to your avi i compleatly loved it????

Comment by Weirdo
2009-08-23 06:58:51

Mmm..you know Green Day’s Wake Me Up When September Ends?
Almost the same riff as the one based at Vergessene Kinder..
Also, Bill told they’re all Green Day fans to Bravo once, like in 2005…

Comment by 7sins
2009-08-23 08:26:22

Green Dayโ€™s Wake Me Up When September Ends…mmm…, i love dat song…, really so alike riff…, but i agree with Keshia Dolce.., maybe dey used it as da inspiration.., it’s a pity dat they r so alike.., but still love TH…,

Comment by penpey
2009-08-23 14:07:09

true its the similar wow never thort of that
dont matter anyway i love both songs ther really nice bill sounds gr8 (as always lol) and i love the song-it shows his greaf for his father
sorry that prob sounds a bit deep for people il lighten up

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Comment by Nel
2009-08-24 07:26:11

i never noticed any similarity and this is one of my fave GD songs.

Comment by Aimee
2009-08-23 08:24:35

I don’t like that they copy them this way.. Even though it’s a robothand, and the other is a human’s hand.. x/

Comment by ashlee.freak
2009-08-23 09:53:52

Both very awesome.
And similar. Hmm.

Comment by Penpey
2009-08-23 10:04:41

Hm I think that there both gr8 ones in there own way
Yes there similar but I don’t think we should compare and really I love both covers and both songs so I’m not reall that boverd

Comment by Nat
2009-08-23 10:07:05

They are alike but very different. Different enough that nobody should get upset.

Comment by dead
2009-08-23 10:11:54

Personally, i love the Green Day one better.
But that is just me.
Remember, that this is just the SINGLE cover art.
Not the ALBUM cover art.
The Hand and Heart Grenade by Green Day represent the Song American Idiot very well: that much is apparent.
The Robot Hand and the Living Heart by Tokio Hotel represent the Song Automatic/Automatisch very well: also very apparent.
If you take apart the songs what do you find?
They are not that much different from eachother.
Sure, one is more “lovey dovey” than the other, which is calling all American’s “Idiots”.
But really, both songs are relating how what you care about and what you HOLD dear to you, it is all in your heart.

Comment by Miriam
2009-08-23 10:40:30

I don’t like the cover so much. I prefer their faces on it<3

Comment by Dilyara Kaulitz
2009-08-23 10:53:50

I think they’re both great… But I think the cover for Automatish explains the song more. The heart grenade thing was a lyric in one of the songs, can’t put my finger on which. (this is what happens when you listen to all of Green Day’s albums one after another)
They’re kinda similar but they have completely different meanings

Comment by penpey
2009-08-24 05:38:49

the heart and the grenade is suposed to show that people are duying from wars
and like the heart in the robotic hand well its ((ah crud dont u hate it when u no what u want to say but dont now how to do it lol))
it shows that crud any help here ! lol
i think its that people nope sorry its gone

ok people sometimes just give there heart away when they shouldnt
or wow i dont no im stressed lol i need to listn to some music…clear my mind

sorry people i just waisted likke 1 minute of ur time sorrrrrrrryyyyyyyyyyyyy

Comment by Dilyara Kaulitz
2009-08-24 12:01:14

Haha no I know what you mean!

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Comment by angela
2009-08-23 11:12:59

there different but the same ones robot ones human ones grande ones a real heart ones in space ones not…

Comment by kaulitz_lover
2009-08-23 12:11:45

its STILL different from green day. but u nvr no, Bill DOES like green day, so the ymay have been inspired. : \
but i dont it [the TH one,] very much, to be honest… ๐Ÿ™
they’r chaning way too much! DX i dnt think it suits them…. ๐Ÿ™

Comment by ailuj
2009-08-23 12:48:14

yah i knew it looked familiar. im not into the sci/fi robatic thing going on now. i think tokio hotel is better than that and they dont need to follow that trend.
its a cool cover and all, but not very original.

Comment by Celeste
2009-08-23 13:12:41

Hoo!! It’s the same concept but very different,
one means war, the heart is
The other is a type of Humanoid jeje.

Is very original!!


Comment by Celeste
2009-08-23 13:15:04

Some of you would like to leave me your email.

I love You guys!

Comment by penpey
2009-08-23 13:33:47

i think they both send out two different messages and thats what i think a cover should do

Comment by Bella
2009-08-23 13:55:19

The idea of a hand holding a heart can be found many places. LIke the Rolling Stones mouth picture was around for a long time before the adopted it.

The message of these two album covers is different though – by far.

One is a human hand holding a heart shaped hand granade to reflect that people die from war

The other a robot hand holding a human heart – I’m assuming mean how humans can forget they have a heart or sacrifice their hearts/emotions, as they become like robots and automatic in life.

Comment by penpey
2009-08-23 14:19:52

really good description

Comment by MzKaulitz
2009-08-23 14:31:54

I can’t understand why anyone is even making the comparison. They are two different covers with two different concepts, and they only have one slight similarity. It’s quite possible that they were inspired by Green Day, but I don’t think so. I think it’s just a coincidence.

Comment by PaolaCecilia
2009-08-23 14:40:23

They mentioned that they liked Green Day in that interview where Georg laughs like crazy.

Comment by Nicole
2009-08-23 15:42:10

Actually this was my first thought too:$
“It looks like something from Green Day!”

Comment by Weirdo
2009-08-23 16:34:51

Hey leute – I saw some annoying comments on the German page of Tom’s Blog, people talk about Bill’s sexuality and why he doesn’t declare it!! They say it’s obvious now though they used to love them before!! I knew most of the Germans hate TH, but even fans?? What did they do wrong to you?!

Comment by noussa
2009-08-23 16:39:06

I don’t think alll those who enters TH site or Tom’s blog are real fans, some people are only there to spread rumors..

Comment by Weirdo
2009-08-23 16:52:17

then all the hater groups decided to write something..!
what if Tom just takes a look at the comments (of course he won’t read) these haters are all around! he may think these are real..and even if he won’t, Bill will get hurt more and more each day – that gives me creeps..

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Comment by noussa
2009-08-23 18:08:59

I think Bill got used to these rumors
I just can’t understand those empty-headed people
if you don’t like them don’t waste your time hating them, it’s pointless

Comment by Shadow94
2009-08-23 17:32:48

they do look kind of similar but Bill does say he likes the band Green day so he probably got inspired by them!!!

Comment by Shadow94
2009-08-23 17:36:47

awesome I think Bill got inspired by Green Day for the cover of the single he does like Green Day!!!

Comment by maddie483
2009-08-23 22:51:01

accept tokio hotels cover is way better…

Comment by ...chaos...
2009-08-24 02:15:12

tokio hotel 1 so much better !!!

Comment by Emily
2009-08-24 04:33:48

I think it’s a compliment to Green Day :] IF they did inspire them.

Comment by Nel
2009-08-24 07:26:31

The heart in Bill’s hand looks almost pulsing…

Comment by Nel
2009-08-24 07:27:04

Fuck..this is not Bill’s hand,what’s going on with me ๐Ÿ˜€

Comment by iiStarโ˜†
2009-08-26 18:05:44


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