Reports: Chinese Democracy Recorded in Many, Many Studios

– "If [Axl] Rose ever had a moment’s doubt or repentance over what Chinese Democracy has cost him in time

– "If [Axl] Rose ever had a moment’s doubt or repentance over what Chinese Democracy has cost him in time (13 years), money (14 studios are listed in the credits) and body count — including the exit of every other founding member of the band — he left no room for it in these 14 songs," David Fricke, Rolling Stone, November 10, 2008.

– "The album credits list 14 studios," Jon Pareles, The New York Times, November 20, 2008.

– "Chinese Democracy‘s album credits reflect the epic slog that brought it into existence, listing 14 recording studios, five guitarists, and multiple ‘digital editors’," Jody Rosen Slate, November 21, 2008.

– "Le livret de Chinese Democracy va le confirmer, le chanteur a travaillé dans 14 studios d’enregistrement avant de mettre la touche finale au disque. Une quinzaine de musiciens – dont Buckethead – et de techniciens y ont travaillé," Marc André Joanisse, Le Droit, November 21, 2008.

– "Now, with 14 studios and dozens of hired hands listed in the credits — none of whom, save Rose, were members of the group that released the phenomenal, 28-million-selling "Appetite for Destruction" in 1987 — "Chinese Democracy" is finally here," Jim DeRogatis, The Chicago Sun-Times, November 23, 2008.

– "13 Millionen Dollar hat er sich die Aufnahmen für die 14 Songs kosten lassen, heißt es, 14 Studios haben ihn dabei beherbergt," Thomas Kramar, Die Presse, November 23, 2008.

– "The biggest shocker is that Chinese Democracy (* * * out of four) is here at all after 15 years, 14 studios and an estimated $13 million," Edna Gundersen, USA Today, November 23, 2008.

– "It sounds thin, a problem that contrasts with the Chinese Democracy back story – more than a decade in the making, recorded in 14 studios and costing in the millions," Mario Tarradell, The Dallas Morning News, November 24, 2008.

– "Recording for their latest album began in the early 1990s and it took 14 studios and an estimated $13 million to make the album what it is today," All Headline News, November 24, 2008.

– "Singer and songwriter Axl Rose, the band’s sole remaining original member, and a cast of characters so voluminous it takes five pages in the CD’s liner notes to credit, spent 14 years recording Chinese Democracy in 14 studios from Los Angeles to London," Howard Cohen, The Miami Herald, November 24, 2008.

– "I would love to imagine a solid lineup for Guns N’ Roses, this album credited 14 studios, spanned 15 years and still has remnants of ex-drummers and guitarist ‘Buckethead’," Jason Smathers, The Badger Herald, November 24, 2008.

Reports: Chinese Democracy Recorded in Many, Many Studios