Use Your Illusion I (1991)


Use Your Illusion I cover

September 16 & 17, 1991

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Produced by Mike Clink and Guns N' Roses

Engineered by Mike Clink

Mixed by Bill Price in (ou)R Sound

Additional engineering: Jim Mitchell

Assistant Engineers: Ed Goodreau, John Aguto, Mike Douglass, Allen Abrahamson, Buzz Burrowes, Chris Puram, Leon Ganado, Jason Roberts, Talley Sherwood, Craig Portelis, L Stu Young

Recorded at: A&M Studios, Record Plant, Studio 56, Image Recording, Conway Studios, Metalworks Recording Studios

Mixed at Skip Saylor Recording

Cover painting: Mark Kostabi



  • "Use Your Illusion I & II" were released simultaneously. They marked the first time a major contemporary rock artist had released two separate albums on the same day.
  • Many of the songs were written before the band recorded "Appetite For Destruction".
  • The band thought of calling the album GN'R Sucks or BUY Product.
  • UK chart peak #2.
  • US chart peak #2.
  • Includes three Top 40 singles "November Rain" (#3), "Don't Cry" (#10) and "Live And Let Die" (#33).
  • The album was originally going to be mixed by Bob Clearmountain.
  Lyrics / Track Info:  


Right Next Door To Hell

Dust N' Bones

Live And Let Die [s] [v]

Don't Cry (Original) [s] [v]

Perfect Crime

You Ain't The First

Bad Obsession

Back Off Bitch

Double Talkin Jive

November Rain [s] [v]

The Garden [v]

Garden Of Eden [v]

Don't Damn Me

Bad Apples

Dead Horse [v]


    [s] = single [v] = video  

"Ain't it fun" - Stiv Bators  

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