Green's insistence on authenticity is very much rooted in the punk scene where he cut his teeth. But it's also a function of the honest, almost old-fashioned approach he takes to his craft. "Whenever I play, I do one song where I ask the crowd to put their cameras away, because I feel like just because you can record everything doesn't mean you should. I ask them to try to remember what it was like to be at a show before you had to remember it so badly that you were forgetting to experience it while it was actually happening right in front of you. And so far, I haven't seen a video of the song I do that for every night."

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