Guns N’ Roses / Marquee 1987 2nd Night / 1CD

Guns N’ Roses / Marquee 1987 2nd Night / 1CD / Zodiac
Translated text:
Live at the Marquee, London, UK 22nd June 1987

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Evening before the revolution …. No, the super important sound source engraved with the first step of the revolution appears in full version. Its historic night is “Marquee performance June 22, 1987”. It is a middle day of the legendary “Marquis club 3DAYS” which was also the first overseas performance of GUNS N ‘ROSES as a kickoff of “APPETITE FOR DESTRUCTION TOUR” to rewrite the world.
Speaking of Marquee in 1987, “LIVE FROM THE JUNGLE” also contained three songs of live take, but it was a different day. With the surrounding schedule, I will organize the situation at that time ……

“December 16, 1986” LIVE?! * @ LIKE A SUICIDE “released”
“1987 Jun 15 Sun” IT’S SO EASY “Release”
· June 19, 1987: Marquee (first overseas performance)
· June 22, 1987: Marquee 【this work】
· June 28, 1987: Marquee “LIVE FROM THE JUNGLE” recorded
“Release of APPETITE FOR DESTRUCTION on July 21, 1987”
· August 1987: Main tour (North America) started

……, and it looks like this. As you can see, at that time GUNS N ‘ROSES created the revolutionary board “APPETITE FOR DESTRUCTION” but still before the release. Speaking of the sound you get, “LIVE?! * @ LIKE A SUICIDE” and a single “IT ‘SO EASY” situation. It was a legendary entrance that touched only the preliminary reputation of that little sound and “a great band came out” across the ocean, becoming the cover of “KERRANG!” Magazine. It is a moment when you jumped out of your home country America and hit the world.
Such a GUNS N ‘ROSES most important marquee performance, legends also recording. Although it was known for a long time, its real is incomplete. It was the first Langley label ‘MARQUEE 1987’ that surprised maniacs all over the world with ‘All songs recorded’ & master quality. Their appearance was just a shock. It became the most important historical concert and it was the finest sound. It’s easy to call Bone & De straightball musical sounds as “sound board”, but it is so violent reality that it becomes insulting. Even if you can understand that the musical tones are close to a narrow marquee, the power that thrills the details gently is striking well without cracking. It was a hyper recording in which “?” Swirled in the head as to how to record with the aircraft of the time.
However, its super / name recording was not perfect. There was a lack in the first part of “Shadow Of Your Love”, the scene waiting for the encore after the “Paradise City” show (To save the tape?) Was missing recording. In other words, even “all songs” were not “complete”. So in this work, based on the legendary name recording, complemented with another recording of the same live “ANOTHER MARQUEE TAPE (POWER GATE – 075)”. I finished this legendary night into a piece that can be experienced in a seamless “complete body”. Moreover, “ANOTHER MARQUEE TAPE” used for supplementation is not a Tada person. It is an original cassette of the masterpiece “Crazy S.”, this is a famous recording that took over the dead of maniacs all over the world and made the name of “Crazy S.” worldwide. There was a cut in another place here, but this work complemented each other “two legends”, it became the first complete body in history.
The “complete body of the legend” that was created as such … … it is already overwhelming. In “It’s So Easy”, Axel tells us “Our New Single”, but the performance and the sense of the work are abnormal beyond that. As mentioned earlier, there are few works at this point, and the rogue core rock gangsters are gathering on rumors on the rumor. Besides, if British enthusiasts are deaf earfuls, they are unforgivable cynics. GUNS N ‘ROSES … in front of such’ authentic ‘guests, beat up a lot of songs they do not know GUNS N’ ROSES …… The result is a splendid band’s victory of things! The people who usually make a big noise are taken astray, and every time one song ends, I give a big cheers to bit me saying “I am seeing the greatest thing.” As usual British bastards, “It will do it!” Is about the largest, but it is obviously a different applause and enthusiasm like a different burst sound. I do not even know that what is happening in front of you is a “legend”, and as soon as I understand the overwhelming phenomenon, the whole body will continue to be attacked. This feeling of air is a moment of “Revolution began”. It is it.

Introducing a band not yet seen at the beginning, and also while waiting for the encore, “How was GUNS N ‘ROSES?” DJ talks. And the spectators who are leaving the scene talking about the phenomenon they saw in a hot tone … …. It is the only transcendence board that can fully experience it with its superb sound even one word of it. This work is GUNS N ‘ROSES … No, it is the most important live album of rock history. This weekend, we will deliver the century incident board to you.

革命前夜……いえ、革命の第一歩が刻まれた超重要音源が完全版になって登場です。その歴史的な夜とは「1987年6月22日マーキー公演」。世界を塗り替える“APPETITE FOR DESTRUCTION TOUR”のキックオフにしてGUNS N’ ROSES初の海外公演でもあった伝説の“マーキークラブ3DAYS”の中日にあたります。
1987年マーキーと言えば、『LIVE FROM THE JUNGLE』にも3曲のライヴテイクが収められていましたが、それとは別日。周辺日程と絡め、当時の状況を整理しますと……

《1986年12月16日『LIVE ?!*@ LIKE A SUICIDE』発売》
《19876月15日シングル『IT’S SO EASY』発売》
・1987年6月22日:マーキー 【本作】
・1987年6月28日:マーキー『LIVE FROM THE JUNGLE』収録

……と、このようになっています。これをご覧の通り、当時のGUNS N’ ROSESは革命盤『APPETITE FOR DESTRUCTION』を創り上げつつも、まだ発売前。手に入る音と言えば、『LIVE ?!*@ LIKE A SUICIDE』とシングル『IT’S SO EASY』だけという状況。そのわずかな音と「凄ぇバンドが出てきやがった」の前評判だけを引っさげて大洋を渡り、『KERRANG!』誌の表紙にまでなってしまった伝説の渡英でした。まさに母国アメリカを飛び出し、世界に打って出た瞬間なのです。
そんなGUNS N’ ROSES最重要のマーキー公演は、録音も伝説。古くから知られてはいましたが、そのほんとが不完全版。初めて「全曲分」収録&マスター・クオリティで世界中のマニアを驚かせたのは、かのLangleyレーベル『MARQUEE 1987』だったのです。その登場は、まさに衝撃でした。歴史的な最重要コンサートにして極上のサウンドぶり。骨太&ド直球な楽音を「まるでサウンドボード」と呼ぶのはカンタンですが、それが侮辱になってしまうほど猛烈なリアリティ。狭いマーキーだけに楽音が近いのは理解できるとしても、ディテールも細やかに叩きつけるド迫力が割れもせずに綺麗に収められている。当時の機材で一体どうやって録音したのかと、頭の中に「?」が渦巻くハイパー録音だったのです。
しかし、その超・名録音も完璧ではありませんでした。1曲目の「Shadow Of Your Love」冒頭部分に欠けがあり、「Paradise City」終演後のアンコール待ちのシーンも(テープを節約するため?)録音漏れとなっていた。つまり、「全曲分」ではあっても「完全体」ではなかったのです。そこで、本作では伝説の名録音をベースに、同じライヴの別録音『ANOTHER MARQUEE TAPE(POWER GATE-075)』で補完。この伝説の夜をシームレスな「完全体」で体験できる1枚に仕上げたのです。しかも、補完に使用した『ANOTHER MARQUEE TAPE』もタダ者ではない。かの名匠“Crazy S.”のオリジナル・カセットであり、これまた世界中のマニアのド肝を抜き、「Crazy S.」の名を全世界に知らしめた名録音。こちらも別の箇所にカットがあったのですが、本作によって“伝説の2本”が互いに補完し、史上初の完全体になったわけです。
そうして生み出された「伝説の完全体」は……もう圧倒的。「It’s So Easy」でアクセルが「俺たちのニューシングル」と語ったりもしますが、それ以上にパフォーマンスと現場感が異常なのです。前述の通り、この時点では作品もほとんどなく、耳ざといコアなロックマニアが噂を頼りに集っている。しかも、本場イギリスのマニア野郎どもは耳も肥えていれば、容赦のない皮肉屋ばかり。そんな“本物”の客を前にして、知りもしない曲の数々を苛烈な勢いで叩きつけるGUNS N’ ROSES……。その結果は、ものの見事にバンドの勝利! 普段は大騒ぎする連中が呆気にとられ、1曲終わるごとに「凄ぇものを見てるんだ」と噛みしめる大喝采を贈る。いつもの英国野郎どもなら「やるじゃねぇか!」くらいが最大級なのですが、それとは明らかに違う炸裂音のような大喝采と熱狂。目の前で起きている事が“伝説”になる事も知らず、ただただ圧倒的な現象を理解する間もなく、全身が襲われ続ける。この空気感は、まさに“革命が始まった”の刹那。そのものなのです。

冒頭にまだ見ぬバンドを紹介し、アンコールを待っている最中にも「GUNS N’ ROSESはどうだった?」と語るDJ。そして、熱っぽい口調で今見た現象を語り合いながら現場を去っていく観客たち……。その一言一言までも極上サウンドで完全体験できる唯一の超絶盤です。本作はGUNS N’ ROSESの……いえ、ロック史の最重要ライヴアルバム。今週末、世紀の事件盤をあなたのお手元にお届けいたします。
1. Intro. 2. Opening 3. Shadow Of Your Love 4. Out Ta Get Me 5. Anything Goes 6. It’s So Easy
7. Mr. Brownstone 8. Nightrain 9. My Michelle 10. Welcome To The Jungle
11. Member Introduction 12. You’re Crazy 13. Paradise City 14. Knockin’ On Heaven’s Door
15. Move To The City 16. Nice Boys

W. Axl Rose – Vocal Slash – Guitar Izzy Stradlin – Guitar Duff McKagan – Bass
Steven Adler – Drums