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Mötley Crüe - Kickstart My Heart


Mötley Crüe - Kickstart My Heart - Meaning of the song


"Kickstart My Heart" is a song by American heavy metal band Mötley Crüe, originally released on their 1989 album, Dr. Feelgood. Released as the album's second single in 1989, "Kickstart My Heart" reached #27 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart in the United States in early 1990.


Mötley Crüe bassist Nikki Sixx revealed the roots of "Kickstart My Heart" in a 2015 interview, which he penned when the band was still working on Dr. Feelgood. Sixx was jotting words on a piece of paper while playing acoustic guitar at his home. When the remarks were read by the band's former manager, he pushed Sixx to share them with the rest of the band. Sixx was hesitant at first, but soon showed up in front of the band, and the song came together quickly.


The phrase "kickstart my heart" supposedly refers to Sixx's overdose incident where a paramedic injected his heart with adrenaline; Guns N' Roses drummer Steven Adler disputes the accuracy of the story, saying he revived Sixx before the paramedics arrived.


Kickstart My Heart - Lyrics


When I get high

I get high on speed

Top fuel funny car's

A drug for me

My heart, my heart

Kickstart my heart

Always got the cops

Coming after me

Custom built bike doing 103

My heart, my heart

Kickstart my heart


Ooh, are you ready girls?

Ooh, are you ready now?

Whoa, yeah

Kickstart my heart

Give it a start

Whoa, yeah, baby


Whoa, yeah

Kickstart my heart

Hope it never stops

Whoa, yeah, baby

Yeah


Skydive naked

From an aeroplane

Or a lady with a

Body from outer space

My heart, my heart

Kickstart my heart

Say I got trouble

Trouble in my eyes

I'm just looking for another good time

My heart, my heart

Kickstart my heart


Yeah, are you ready girls?

Yeah, are you ready now?


Whoa, yeah

Kickstart my heart

Give it a start

Whoa, yeah, baby

Whoa, yeah

Kickstart my heart

Hope it never stops

Whoa, yeah, baby


Kickstart my heart


When we started this band

All we needed, needed was a laugh

Years gone by...

I'd say we've kicked some ass

When I'm enraged

Or hittin' the stage

Adrenaline rushing

Through my veins

And I'd say we're still kickin' ass


I said, ooh, ah

Kickstart my heart

Hope it never stops

And to think, we did all of this to rock


Whoa, yeah

Kickstart my heart

Give it a start

Whoa, yeah, baby

Whoa, yeah

Kickstart my heart

Hope it never stops

Whoa, yeah, baby


Whoa, yeah

Kickstart my heart

Hope it never stops

Whoa, yeah, baby


Whoa, yeah

Kickstart my heart

Give it a start

Okay, boys, let's rock the house


That's all


Kickstart my heart


Mötley Crüe - Kickstart My Heart


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