Chinese Democracy Already Breaking Records
According to Billboard.biz, GUNS N' ROSES 'Chinese Democracy' makes a splashy bow across a bevy of Billboard's and Radio and Records' rock airplay charts - after only five days of airplay, too. It debuts at No. 12 on Mainstream Rock, No. 15 on Active Rock, No. 37 on Modern Rock and No. 7 on Rock . . . On Billboard's Mainstream Rock chart, which began in 1981, it's the band's best debut since 1991 when 'Don't Cry' opened at No. 4. Guns N' Roses have released a new widget which has a countdown to the November 23rd release date of their long-delayed [sg]Chinese Democracy[/sg] album. The widget also features an audio stream of the title-track new single, see below. Best Buy will exclusively carry the album in the U.S. and Canada. As previously reported, Chinese Democracy is said to include a 23-page booklet and contain the following songs: 'Chinese Democracy', 'Shackler's Revenge', 'Better', 'Street Of Dreams', 'If The World', 'There Was A Time', 'Catcher N' The Rye', 'Scraped', 'Riad N' The Bedouins', 'Sorry', 'I.R.S.', 'Madagascar', 'This I Love', 'Prostitute'.