I was skeptical of Guns ‘n’ Roses’ ballyhooed Chinese Democracy when it (finally) came out, but the album has grown on me considerably. Say what you will about Axl, you can’t deny his ambition to create a big, sprawling, bombastic, self-indulgent, at times over-produced, rock opera. Flawed though it may be, there are some excellent cuts on CD.
Here’s the video for the title track:
Here’s Chuck Klosterman’s review.
And, what the hey, why not throw in some classic GNR while we’re at it?
“Sweet Child O’ Mine”