Too Fast for Loveby Mötley Crüe
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/i>… See more details below
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. [In 1999, the Crüe remastered and reissued Too Fast for Love on their own Motley/Beyond label with four bonus tracks: three interesting previously unreleased songs and a version of the title track with a different intro.]
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- Eleven Seven Music
Performance CreditsMötley Crüe Primary Artist
Brad Gilderman Overdubs
Technical CreditsMötley Crüe Producer
Vince Neil Composer
Avi Kipper Engineer
Nikki Sixx Composer
Glenn Felt Engineer
Lizzie Grey Composer
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The early Motley Crue albums has anything anyone ever wants out of them: good beats, lyrics, and the best rock and roll anyone has to offer. Personally Too Fast for Love is my favorite Motley Crue album, I can't really explain why. Buy it and you'll understand perfectly.
This is one of the best debut albums I have ever purchased. It features Motley Crue as a new, violent, raw, and angry band. Not only is this CD one of their better ones, it's the second heaviest, after Shout at the Devil. Live Wire is a great tune that never really made it past Crue fans. It also started this CD off with a good note. Come on and Dance, although the shortest track, features some great Sixx and Lee action. The cowbell also gives it a kick. Public Enemy #1 is probably my favorite song on the CD for several reasons. Other good ones include Piece of you action, Starry Eyes(second favorite), On with the show which is a great song and the unreleased track, Tonight(We need a lover). Last but not least is the explosive title track, Too Fast For Love. This is a classic example of the fury they put into their music. The opening guitar solo is probably one of the greatest openings ever. Even up there with the legendary Sweet Child O' Mine by GNR. A very recommended CD.
ORIGONAL motley crue rocks there first three cd's were probley there best. After that it was a bit more on the pop side of things. Which is okey but if your looking for a grate hair metal cd than you just found one.
An amazing album. The raw, punk and glam-fueled energy throughout the whole set shows what the Crue would have sounded like if they hadn't gone pop metal. A perfect snapshot of the LA glam scene of the early 80s before it all went commercial, Too Fast for Love, and to a lesser degree Shout at the Devil, is what LA metal should have sounded like.
This album is by far there most natural and raw. It is their first album so there are some great songs and some forgettable ones. All together the album sounds more like late punk ala the Misfits then Motley Crue. It is also worth noting that this could be considered the first Glam Metal Band's CD. Worth mentioning considering the spawns that took shape later.