Listen To Paul McCartney And Guns N' Roses At MySpace
The latest albums of Paul McCartney and Guns N' Roses will be available for listening online at MySpace. This will take place a few days before the albums will be available for purchase in stores.
Paul McCartney, the ex-Beatle, has created his last album together with the side-project group The Fireman, and the album is named 'Electric Arguments.' It is scheduled to be available starting from November 25.
"UNCUT says: "Electric Arguments feels like a series of distinct dispatches, albeit from the same holiday. At one extreme lies "Is This Love?" – a beatific Pacific gospel hymn with a choir of woozy Maccas singing "Bring my baby home to me"; at the other, the sonic mains-surge of "Highway". In a blind taste test, we'd be here for some time before guessing the singer of the brooding, beautiful "Travelling Light"."
Guns N' Roses, the well known hard rock band, will finally release the latest album 'Chinese Democracy', which was long delayed and thus awaited. The official release will take place on November 23
"According to SPIN: "Chinese Democracy would be an undeniable masterpiece, but considering the circumstances, some of this work seems shoddy. I get the impression most of the 13 songs were written between 1993 and 1999, and Rose merely spent six or seven years touching them up in the studio. One is forced to wonder if a track like "Madagascar" was only recorded 75 or 80 times, which calls Axl's alleged "maniacal perfectionism" directly into question.
Does Chinese Democracy offer glimpses of the paranoid, misogynistic genius we once heard on the soundtrack of Interview With the Vampire? Absotively. "The Blues" might be Rose's crowning career achievement: It's an epic combination of mid-period Stevie Wonder, early Elton John, and side two of In Through the Out Door. This is the kind of gutter-glam boogie ballad that makes "November Rain" seem like a bucket of burro vomit warming in the afternoon sun. Chinese Democracy is simultaneously propulsive and ponderous, and there are some electrifying guitar arpeggios on both "Silk Worm" and "Thursday Morning Strip Club" (performed, I assume, by either Buckethead, Robin Finck, Zakk Wylde, Johnny Marr, or Brian May - all five are listed in the liner notes).
But this transcendence is sporadic at best: All too often, Rose's sonic neurosis plunges into self-reflexive self-indulgence, most notably on the outdated 14-minute rap-rock anthem "Pound You (Good)" and an embarrassing "roots rock" duet with new buddy Dave Pirner titled "You're Still Too Sweet Not to Be My Baby Anymore." Several songs make thinly veiled references to the architect who designed Rose's backyard topiary garden, a move that may confuse casual listeners."
MySpace will offer both albums online today. Site visitors will be able to listen to the music, but not to download it. Later on, separate tracks from 'Electric Arguments' will be available for purchase on MySpace, but the tracks from 'Chinese Democracy' not.
MySpace has already organized similar campaigns with other performers, but Paul McCartney and Guns N' Roses are the most favorite ones appearing in the network so far.
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