Sync Story: Inside Bastille's The Tick placement

Ben Homewood

Get ready to experience Green Day’s snotty-nosed anthem Basket Case like never before. Commissioned by Amazon to record a version of the 1994 track as the theme song for its new superhero show The Tick, Bastille have moved way beyond power chords and pop-punk.

According to frontman Dan Smith, the transformation was entirely deliberate. “We’re massive Green Day fans and tried to make a version that was totally different to the original,” he says.

“We had a lot of fun ...

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