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Madagascar cover
Song by Guns N' Roses
Album Chinese Democracy
Released (Album) November 23, 2008
Recorded 1994-2007
Genre Hard rock
Length 5:38
Writers Axl Rose, Chris Pitman, Martin Luther King, Jr.
Label Geffen Records
Producer Axl Rose, Caram Costanzo
Chinese Democracy chronology
11. "I.R.S." 12. "Madagascar" 13. "This I Love"

"Madagascar" is the twelfth song on Guns N' Roses' 2008 album Chinese Democracy. It features a collage of quotes and samples during the guitar solo.


"Madagascar" made its live debut on January 15, 2001, at Rock in Rio III. It has remained a setlist staple since then.


Guns N' Roses and former members
  • Axl Rose - vocals, guitar, orchestral arrangement, horn arrangement, synth French horns, sample collage, arrangement, digital editing
  • Robin Finck - lead guitar
  • Buckethead - lead guitar, guitar solo
  • Bumblefoot - guitar
  • Paul Tobias - guitar
  • Tommy Stinson - bass
  • Dizzy Reed - orchestral arrangement
  • Chris Pitman - bass, keyboards, orchestral arrangement, sub bass, drum programming, arrangement, drum arrangement, digital editing
  • Brain - drums, drum arrangement
  • Orchestra - Marco Beltrami
  • Additional orchestra - Paul Buckmaster
  • Orchestral arrangement - Marco Beltrami, Paul Buckmaster
  • French horns - Suzy Katayama
  • Horn arrangement - Suzy Katayama
  • Initial arrangement suggestions - Youth
  • Digital editing - Eric Cadieux, Caram Costanzo, Sean Beavan