The protaganist in Green Day's 2004 album "American Idiot." JoS is a representation of everything the typical American outcasted youth is. He does drugs ("and Mary Jane to keep me insane, while doing someone else's cocaine") and drinks ("to fall in love and fall in debt, to alcohol and cigarettes") He's depressed, unloved and hates his Mom (and his step-dad, Brad)
Jesus hates his town and the people in it, and has no care for anything at all. Later in the song bearing his name, in "Dearly Beloved" we see that Jesus is a quite poetic and cynnical guy. Jesus then leaves his home in the suburbs to go to the city. There he meets St. Jimmy, and his love interest which we only know as Whatsername. St. Jimmy is revealed to be a figment of JoS's imagination, constructed by him to protect Jesus from his weak self (almost like the wall in Pink Floyd's 'the Wall'). St. Jimmy "commits suicide" which leaves Jesus to face the facts after Whatsername leaves him, and grows up. Jesus gets a job, gives up drinking and such, and begins going insane. He then returns home with his friends and loses contact with Whatsername.
2. "Jesus of Suburbia" A ten minute long suite by Green Day. It tells the story of the Jesus of Suburbia and his life. Consisting of the parts:
I - The Jesus of Suburbia
II - City of the Damned
III - I DON'T CARE
IV - Dearly Beloved
V - Tales From Another Broken Home
New Green Day Fan: "What's American Idiot about?"
Commited Fan : "Jesus of Suburbia's tales from another broken home."
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