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I.R.S. cover
Song by Guns N' Roses
Album Chinese Democracy
Released (Album) November 23, 2008
Recorded 1994-2007
Genre Hard rock
Length 4:28
Writers Axl Rose, Paul Tobias, Dizzy Reed
Label Geffen Records
Producer Axl Rose, Caram Costanzo
Chinese Democracy chronology
10. "Sorry" 11. "I.R.S." 12. "Madagascar"

"I.R.S." is the eleventh song on Guns N' Roses' 2008 album Chinese Democracy. It was notably the first song on the album to leak to the public.


"I.R.S." made its live debut on May 12, 2006, at the first Hammerstein Ballroom concert in New York. It was part of the "second wave" of Chinese Democracy songs to debut, the others being "Better" and "There Was a Time". "I.R.S." has remained a concert staple since the 2006 tour.


Guns N' Roses and former members
  • Arrangement - Sean Beavan
  • Digital editing - Eric Cadieux, Caram Costanzo, Sean Beavan