Use Your Illusion I

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Use Your Illusion I

Guns N' Roses - Use Your Illusion I.jpg

Vinyl - USA - 1st edition.

Artist Guns N' Roses
Published 1991-09-17
Type Studio
Genre Hard rock, Heavy metal, Glam metal
Themes Relationships, breakups, rehabilitation

Use Your Illusion I is the third studio album of Guns N' Roses released on 1991-09-17 and produced by Mike Clink and the band. The album was extremely successful. The album's music is a mix of hard rock, heavy metal, and glam metal and theme of the songs are mostly about relationships and breakups with some anger and rehab thrown in.


Own?Yes, CD.

My older brother and sister were both fans of Guns N' Roses in the mid-1990s, and I heard this album all the time. I hated it at the time, but, in my 20s, when I started really expanding my musical tastes, I re-listened to the album and found it to be pretty good.

Track Listing

Track Title Composers Rank Rating
A1 Right Next Door to Hell Axl Rose, Izzy Stradlin, Timo Kaltio 4 Rating-5.svg
A2 Dust N' Bones Saul Hudson, Izzy Stradlin, Duff McKagan 6 Rating-4.svg
A3 Live and Let Die [ Paul McCartney and Wings cover] Paul McCartney, Linda McCartney 10 Rating-3.svg
A4 Don't Cry [Original version] Axl Rose, Izzy Stradlin 2 Rating-8.svg
A5 Perfect Crime Axl Rose, Saul Hudson, Izzy Stradlin 11 Rating-0.svg
B1 You Ain't the First Izzy Stradlin 5 Rating-5.svg
B2 Bad Obsession Izzy Stradlin, West Arkeen 7 Rating-4.svg
B3 Back Off Bitch Axl Rose, Paul Tobias 8 Rating-4.svg
B4 Double Talkin' Jive Izzy Stradlin 12 Rating-0.svg
C1 November Rain Axl Rose 1 Rating-8.svg
C2 The Garden [featuring Alice Cooper] Axl Rose, West Arkeen, Del James 9 Rating-4.svg
C3 Garden of Eden Axl Rose, Saul Hudson 13 Rating-0.svg
C4 Don't Damn Me Axl Rose, Saul Hudson, Dave Lank 3 Rating-6.svg
D1 Bad Apples Axl Rose, Saul Hudson, Izzy Stradlin, Michael McKagan 14 Rating-0.svg
D2 Dead Horse Axl Rose 15 Rating-0.svg
D3 Coma Axl Rose, Saul Hudson 16 Rating-0.svg

The album's total score is 356.


The album cover is an excerpt from Raphael's fresco, The School of Athens. The layout was made by Mark Kostabi.


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