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Jun 12, · Song Beggars & Hangers-On; Artist Slash's Snakepit; Licensed to YouTube by Stem Distributions LLC. (on behalf of Snakepit Records LLC); ARESA, Sony ATV Publishing, ASCAP, LatinAutor - PeerMusic.
Unlike Axl Rose, who seems obsessed with verbalizing his deepest fears, Slash would rather let his fingers do the talking, an approach that has led to some remarkably expressive solos but hasn't told us much about the guitarist's inner life. It's Five O'Clock Somewhere doesn't alter that image much, either. Even though this is a Slash solo.
In the early days of post-grunge, when old-school guitar AOR was all but left-for-dead, "It's Five O' Clock Somewhere" was a complete throwback to 70s/80s arena style rock. Lyrically, however, the album's themes; death, nihilism, defeatism, completely fit the cynical s. In short, it was an old-school sounding rock album updated for the times/5().
When (then) Guns N' Roses guitarist Slash went into the studio to record "It's Five O' Clock Somewhere," () it was not initially supposed to be a solo project or a new band. Anxious to get back on the road with a new album, Slash recorded a batch of new songs and presented them to Axl Rose as the follow-up to the "Use Your Illusion" ( /5().