"Motor Head" as written by and Ian Kilmister....
Sunrise, wrong side of another day,
Sky high and six thousand miles away,
Don't know how long I've been awake,
Wound up in an amazing state,
Can't get enough,
And you know it's righteous stuff,
Goes up like prices at Christmas,
Motorhead, you can call me Motorhead, alright

Brain dead, total amnesia,
Get some mental anesthesia,
Don't move, I'll shut the door and kill the lights,
And if I can't be wrong I could be right,
All good clean fun,
Have another stick of gum,
Man, you look better already,
Motorhead, remember me now Motorhead, alright

Fourth day, five day marathon,
We're moving like a parallelogram,
Don't move, I'll shut the door and kill the lights,
I guess I'll see you all on the ice,
I should be tired,
And all I am is wired,
Ain't felt this good for an hour,
Motorhead, remember me now, Motorhead alright

Yeah, yeah, yeah, yeah, Motorhead, remember me now, Motorhead
There's only you now, Motorhead, only you, babe, yeah, yeah

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"Motorhead" as written by Ian Kilmister

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    General CommentJust a song about Speed (amphetamines), a Motorhead being a Speed-freak. I remember an awkward moment on a British TV Children's show (Tiswas), where Sally James asked the band what the name meant... they got out of it quite well.
    Wyrmon May 09, 2005   Link
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    General CommentLol the last song Lemmy wrote with Hawkwind apparently. So is this a cover?
    Dressed2Depresson August 27, 2006   Link
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    General Commentyeah hawkwind did sing the song first but motorhead have kind of reinvented with a different/heavier/faster sound especially when played live
    born-2-loseon September 02, 2006   Link
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    General CommentMOTORHEAD 4EVER!!!
    lostinmetalon February 01, 2007   Link
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    General CommentMotorhead were on Tizwas? Damn I wish they had kids shows with guests like that when i was growing up.
    Violentpacifiston June 19, 2007   Link
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    General Commentnice song, as the guy said, it's about the drug "speed", which, along with "acid", lemmy was notorious for using back in the ol' days. just a good thing he didn't pull an ozzy osbourne on us, otherwise we wouldn't have masterpieces like this and stone dead forever. also listen to "speedfreak" off of the ace of spades album, which is also about speed.
    satinsovenon April 25, 2008   Link
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    General CommentNO NO NO!! FUK NO!!!! The song "speedfreak" was NOT on the Ace Of Spades album!!! It was on "Iron Fist" . Which was the album after Ace Of Spades. . . I can't stand phony know it all's!! Especially phony MOTORHEAD know it all's. . If your gonna talk MOTORHEAD have some respect and get it right mate!!!! Ohh . . and btw . . STAY CLEAN!!!
    chemhedon October 25, 2008   Link
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    General CommentIts about the Whizz Fizzzzzzzzz
    chemhedon July 12, 2010   Link
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    General CommentBoth Hawkwind and Motorhead's versions kick ass! We'll always remember you guys, Motorhead! \m/
    RockOn576on January 08, 2011   Link

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