Words Right Out Of My Mouth

Album: The Great Escape Artist (2011)
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  • Velvet Revolver and former Guns N' Roses bassist Duff McKagan spent nine months with Jane's Addiction between January and September 2010. After amicably departing the band he was replaced by TV on the Radio's Dave Sitek. This guitar-driven rocker is one of three tracks on The Great Escape Artist that McKagan co-penned. Noisecreep asked Jane's Addiction drummer Stephen Perkins to explain the contrasts between the material they wrote with McKagan and the later songs they collaborated with Sitek. He replied: "The Duff stuff we wrote in someone's house on acoustics, so there's what I call, a tamed-down drum thing, since I wasn't playing on an actual drum set. With Dave Sitek, there was more of a journey to find a new sound. We would jam for months, trying out different effect pedals, keyboards, turntables... all of that kind of experimentation."

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