|Single by Motörhead|
|from the album Motörhead|
|Motörhead singles chronology|
"Motorhead" was recorded and released by Motörhead as a 7" vinyl single in June 1977, initially issued with the 'Map Of Chiswick' label, later it was switched to the 'Big Beat' label and pressed in other formats. The reverse cover is taken up almost entirely with the song's lyrics, printed in a lowercase form of blackletter. Most of the original vinyls have the words "a porky prime cut" inscribed on the disc, near the label, a variety of supporting messages also appear. Chiswick also released a special 12" vinyl edition which was limited to 12,500 copies, it has the same sleeve, tracks and catalogue number - Chiswick S13.
In September 1979 Chiswick released a 7" vinyl picture disc in two pressings, black & white, and blue & white as well as single colour pressings in black, blue, pink, orange and white vinyl - catalogued Big Beat NSP13 and NS13 respectively.
In 2008 The song was released as DLC for Guitar Hero III: Legends of Rock, with two other Motörhead songs.
Single track listingEdit
- Fast Eddie Clarke – Guitars, vocals
- Philthy Animal Taylor – Drums
- Lemmy (Ian Kilmister) – Bass, lead vocals
- Engineered by John Burns.
- Photographs - Motorcycle Irene.