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Guns N' Roses share new version of 'November Rain,' recorded with 50-piece orchestra

The track will appear on the forthcoming 'Use Your Illusion' box set

Guns N’ Roses' Use Your Illusion box set is out on November 11, and so far we've heard two previously unreleased tracks from it: "You Could Be Mine,” captured at New York City’s Ritz Theatre on May 16, 1991, and "Double Talkin' Jive," performed at Las Vegas' Thomas & Mack Center on January 25, 1992.

Now, the band has shared a new version of "November Rain," featuring a 50-piece orchestra that was arranged and conducted by TV and film composer Christopher Lennertz. Additionally, the track was mixed by Steven Wilson, frontman of prog-metal vets Porcupine Tree, who has also mixed and produced for King Crimson, Opeth, Black Sabbath and more.

"The new 2022 version is the same performance as the original, and mixed faithfully to the established version, but with newly recorded orchestration replacing the sampled sounds used at the time," Wilson wrote on Facebook a couple months back.

You can listen above.

The Use Your Illusion box set features a whopping 97 songs – 63 of them unreleased audio tracks and videos – as well as a 100-page book with previously unseen images and a trove of collectibles and archival documents. You can grab it now in our shop