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G N' R Lies
G N' R Lies cover
Studio album by Guns N' Roses
Released November 29, 1988
Recorded 1986, 1988
Genre Hard rock
Length 33:31
Label Geffen Records
Producer Mike Clink
Guns N' Roses chronology
Appetite for Destruction
G N' R Lies
Use Your Illusion I and Use Your Illusion II

G N' R Lies (sometimes referred to as simply Lies) is the second studio album by Guns N' Roses, released on November 29, 1988 on Geffen Records. While having only four new tracks (the first four came from previous EP Live ?!*@ Like a Suicide), the album was treated as a studio album and not an EP, selling five million copies in the United States alone. The four new tracks on Lies were all recorded in acoustic form, including an acoustic rendition of "You're Crazy", previously featured on Appetite for Destruction.

The album yielded one single, "Patience", which peaked at #4 on the Billboard Hot 100 in the United States.

Lies is currently the last studio album to feature the Appetite era Guns N' Roses lineup of Axl Rose, Slash, Izzy Stradlin, Duff McKagan and Steven Adler.

Track Listing[]

Live ?!*@ Like a Suicide
  1. "Reckless Life"
  2. "Nice Boys"
    • Rose Tattoo cover
  3. "Move to the City"
  4. "Mama Kin"
    • Aerosmith cover
G N' R Lies
  1. "Patience"
  2. "Used to Love Her"
  3. "You're Crazy" (acoustic version)
  4. "One in a Million"


Guns N' Roses
  • W. Axl Rose - lead vocals, whistle on "Patience"
  • Slash - lead guitar, lead acoustic guitar on tracks 5-8
  • Izzy Stradlin - rhythm guitar, rhythm acoustic guitar on tracks 5-8, backing vocals
  • Duff McKagan - bass, rhythm acoustic guitar on "Patience" and "One in a Million," backing vocals
  • Steven Adler - drums, percussion, backing vocals on "Patience"


  • The song, "One In A Million", was, and still is, a source of much controversy due the use of the words, "n****r", and "f****t."
  • "Patience" was the only single spawned from this EP.
  • The cover actually has a column that apologizes for the predicted controversy surrounding "One In A Million".