Guns N' Roses CD Savaged By BBC
Rose has already predicted the reaction to these songs. "I'm trying to do something different," he told Rolling Stone in 2006.
"Some of the arrangements are kind of like Queen. Some people are going to say it doesn't sound like Guns N' Roses." Actually, he's wrong about that. This does sound like a Guns N' Roses album, but it's a sadly compromised one.
"The filthy swagger is gone - perhaps understandable now that Rose is 46. But Chinese Democracy also misses the clean, tuneful riffs that Slash and Izzy Stradlin used to provide."
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