Motley Crue – Too Fast For Love (1981/2008/2018)
FLAC (tracks) 24 bit/96 kHz | Time – 55:08 minutes | 1,37 GB | Genre: Rock
Studio Masters, Official Digital Download | Digital Booklet, Front Cover | © Motley Records
“Too Fast for Love” is the debut studio album by American heavy metal band Mötley Crüe. The first edition of 900 copies was released on November 10, 1981, on the band’s original label Leathür Records. Elektra Records signed the band the following year, at which point the album was remixed and partially re-recorded. The 2002 CD version of “Too Fast for Love” adds the Leathür version of “Too Fast for Love”, “Stick To Your Guns” (omitted from the Elektra release), “Toast of the Town”, the cover song “Tonight” and a live version of “Merry-Go-Round”.
On their debut album, Mötley Crüe essentially comes across as a bash-’em-out bar band, making up in enthusiasm what they lack in technical skill. Yet that’s part of the appeal of Too Fast for Love, a chance to hear the band without the glossy production of their later, most popular work, showcasing their down-and-dirty roots. The fact that pop-metal songwriting was not really a consideration helps the album come off as more genuinely trashy and sleazy, celebrating its own grime with exuberant zest. This is the Crüe playing it lean and mean, effortlessly capturing the tough swagger that often came off a bit more calculated in later years, and it’s one of their most invigorating records.
01 – Live Wire
02 – Come on and Dance
03 – Public Enemy #1
04 – Merry-Go-Round
05 – Take Me to the Top
06 – Piece of Your Action
07 – Starry Eyes
08 – Too Fast for Love
09 – On with the Show
10 – Toast of the Town (B-side 1981 “Stick to Your Guns” single)
11 – Tonight (Raspberries cover, Unreleased)
12 – Too Fast for Love (Alternate Intro)
13 – Stick to Your Guns (Unreleased)
14 – Merry-Go-Round (Live in San Antonio, TX)
Produced by Mötley Crüe.
Recorded in October 1981 at Hit City West in Los Angeles, CA.
Vince Neil – lead vocals
Mick Mars – lead guitar, backing vocals
Nikki Sixx – bass
Tommy Lee – drums, percussion, backing vocals