Built for Speed

by Motörhead

Motörhead ( /ˈmoʊtərhɛd/) are an English heavy metal band formed in 1975 by bassist, singer and songwriter Ian Fraser Kilmister, professionally known by his stage name Lemmy, who has remained the sole constant member. The band are often considered a precursor to or one of the earliest members of th…




You know the rules, you all know the game
Try and do what's right
And I swear I can't complain
If I die tonight
But I don't think its in the stars
For me to go that way
I'll be here for a long, long time babe
I'm here to stay

[Chorus:]
I was born to rock'n'roll, everything I need
I was born with the hammer down
I was built for speed.

Bet your life it ain't no easy money
But you won't hear me bitch
Spent a long time wrecked and funny
I've got the ten year itch

See me running all around the world
Trying to make some time
A million miles, a million girls
A million real good times

[Chorus]

Don't you listen to a single word
Against rock'n'roll
The new religion, the electric church
The only way to go
I don't give a good goddamn
My life's been alright
I'm gonna crazy out of my mind
Every single night.

[Chorus]

Written by: BRIAN SETZER

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