Today, Mötley Crüe’s 40th anniversary celebrations culminates with the digital remaster of their debut album ‘Too Fast For Love‘, arriving exactly 40 years to the original release date of November 10, 1981. The legendary rock band’s debut album was recorded at Hit City West Studios and made available via their own label Leathür Records. Eventually reaching Platinum status in the US and charting on the Billboard 200, the album was ranked #22 on Rolling Stone’s “The 100 Greatest Metal Albums of All Time.”
‘Too Fast For Love‘’s was the first of seven consecutive studio albums to be certified Gold or Platinum for Mötley Crüe in the United States. The band paid homage to The Rolling Stones Sticky Fingers album cover with their debut album’s cover. Their single ‘Live Wire‘ debuted in 1982 and peaked at #24 on Billboard’s Hot Rock and Alternative Songs chart, with the video premiering in 1983. See the album’s full tracklisting below and listen to the digital remaster of ‘Too Fast For Love‘: here.
The new remasters join the recently released digital remasters of ‘Dr. Feelgood‘, ‘Girls, Girls, Girls‘, ‘Theatre of Pain‘, and ‘Shout At The Devil‘ which kicked off the band’s 40th anniversary celebrations earlier this year.
The recently launched Mötley Crüe 101 Spotify Playlist includes hits from the band’s entire discography. It gives new and existing fans a comprehensive guide to the band’s iconic musical legacy, taking them on a celebratory sonic journey for this special anniversary. Listen now And for a little fun or homework, the band is challenging fans to find 15 classic Mötley Crüe songs in the below graphic. Hint: these classics can also be found in the Spotify playlist.
The iconic album is also included as part of the Apple Music Essential Anniversary campaign, and fans can hear some of the key tracks on Apple Music’s Mötley Crüe Essentials playlist.
To add to the celebration, the band have today released new exclusive ‘Too Fast For Love‘ merch at their Official Store
Come on and Dance
Public Enemy #1
Take Me to the Top
Piece of Your Action
Too Fast for Love
On with the Show
About Mötley Crüe:
Mötley Crüe is The World’s Most Notorious Rock Band. Hailing from Los Angeles, CA, the quartet—Vince Neil (vocals), Mick Mars (guitars), Nikki Sixx (bass), and Tommy Lee (drums)— has commandeered the rock pantheon for 40 years.
They’ve accumulated worldwide album sales exceeding 100m, 7 platinum and multi-platinum albums, 22 Top 40 mainstream rock hits, 6 Top 20 pop singles, 3 GRAMMY nominations, 4 New York Times best-sellers and even landed a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.
With utmost success from their biopic, ‘The Dirt‘ on Netflix and its soundtrack, the band landed another #1 album on iTunes and Top 10 worldwide with 22 chart-topping singles and 7 albums on the charts. Its massive global success saw Mötley Crüe‘s popularity rush to new highs, catapulting the band’s music back to the top of the worldwide charts with the younger 18-44 demographic now representing 64% of the band’s fanbase.
In the six months following the release of ‘The Dirt‘, Mötley Crüe has celebrated a meteoric rise of almost 350% increase in streams of their music across all streaming platforms. Known for their iconic live performances, they’ve sold-out countless tours across the globe in front of millions of fans with groundbreaking production highlights such as Tommy Lee‘s, Crüecifly-Drum-Rollercoaster and Nikki Sixx‘s Flame-Throwing-Bass.