Forgot your password? Reset password. Already have an account? Log in. An error has occured - see below:. You have been subscribed to Amoeba newsletter. Artist Releases. Home Appetite For Democracy [Box The band performed an abbreviated set which reportedly featured no new songs, a departure from the rest of the tour where several "Chinese Democracy" numbers were regularly aired at every performance.
Additional U. Better artwork from the alternate version of Chinese Democracy. Sign In Don't have an account? Start a Wiki. Legacy of Rock. Sin City Sinners. The Appetites. Guns 2 Roses. Gansos Rosas. Hollywood Rose. Santa Cruz. Lauren Alaina. Rock N' Roll All-Stars. Theory of a Deadman. Gabby Barrett. Darkened Soul. Mike Doughty. Jessie's Girl. Kiara Rocks. Tom Morello: The Nightwatchman. Matt Nathanson. The song peaked at number five on the Billboard Hot —becoming the band's third single to reach the Top 10—and number six on the UK Singles Chart.
It also topped the Irish Singles Chart , their first of three singles to do so. Guns N' Roses' lead guitarist, Slash , states that the song was written in the back of a rental van as they were on their way back from playing a gig in San Francisco with the band Rock N Riders. He says that the band was in the back of the van, drinking and playing acoustic guitars, when he came up with the intro.
Duff McKagan and Izzy Stradlin started playing along. He was outvoted and they used the first line. The band then expanded upon the rest of the lyrics in rounds.
Finally, Slash wrapped up by coming up with the heavy riff that drives the song. During a interview, Rose told Hit Parader magazine that "the verses are more about being in the jungle; the chorus is like being back in the Midwest or somewhere. In the last two minutes of the song, it changes to double-time and the chorus is repeated several times while Slash plays a guitar solo in the background. Guitarist Andy McCoy has said that the song is copied from several riffs written by his band, Hanoi Rocks.
He has said that the chorus is just a slower version of the riff in " Lost in the City ". Hanoi Rocks' original rhythm guitarist Nasty Suicide can also be seen in the music video for "Paradise City.Get the Guns N’ Roses Setlist of the concert at Estadio Vicente Calderón, Madrid, Spain on June 4, from the Not in this Lifetime Tour and other Guns N’ Roses Setlists for free on sinjuburaralyphetolasubteli.infoinfo!