Living and dying laughing and crying
Once you have seen it you will never be the same
Life in the fast lane is just how it seems
Hard and it is heavy dirty and mean

Motorbreath its how I live my life
I can't take it any other way
Motorbreath the sign of living fast
It is going to take your breath away

Don't stop for nothing its full speed or nothing
I am taking down you know whatever is in my way
Getting your kicks as you are shooting the line
Sending the shivers up and down your spine

Motorbreath its how I live my life
I can't take it any other way
Motorbreath the sign of living fast
It is going to take your breath away

Those people who tell you not to take chances
They are all missing on what life is about
You only live once so take hold of the chance
Don't end up like others the same song and dance

Motorbreath its how I live my life
I can't take it any other way
Motorbreath the sign of living fast
It is going to take your breath away


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Motorbreath Lyrics as written by James Alan Hetfield

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  • +2
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    this song rules

    master smuggleron December 09, 2004   Link
  • +1
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    obviously, this song is about doing what you want without letting anyone get in your way.

    EZ Tigeron April 19, 2002   Link
  • +1
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    Life is short. Take a chance and live a little.

    King Nothingon May 04, 2002   Link
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    to me it says to live life to the fullest, party, drink, fuck, seek, and destroy. another song about not giving a fuck and doing what you want to. take risks, do all the drugs on the table, live fast, die young,and leave a good looking corpse. Man, I fuckin' LOVE this song!!

    RealFnShowon March 06, 2003   Link
  • 0
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    the gist reminds me of punk

    Gutson September 14, 2002   Link
  • 0
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    The whole album reminds me of motorhead if you ask me, this song more than any. And wasn't Lars head of a Motorhead fan club for a while. They certainly show their roots.

    Cliff was so trying to be Lemmy as well.

    Mahakalaon May 31, 2004   Link
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    yeah, metallica started out just playing motorhead covers. the title is probably a homage. good song from prebably their best album.

    joeytheboyon September 26, 2004   Link
  • 0
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    this song is rumoured to be about cocaine use. Lars has admited that he was addicted to it for years.

    vileninon September 29, 2004   Link
  • 0
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    This song IS HARDCORE

    DrWuon January 17, 2005   Link
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    do whatever the hell you want because no one really knows anything......

    dasquien!on May 07, 2005   Link

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