Motley Crue Box Set To Be Released In February

On the heels of Mötley Crüe’s highly successful The Stadium Tour with Def Leppard and playing to over 1M fans in North America this year, BMG announced today the release of the limited edition box set, Crücial Crüe: The Studio Albums 1981-1989 featuring Mötley Crüe’s first five platinum selling landmark albums pressed on colored vinyl – ­Too Fast For Love (White/Black Splatter), Shout At The Devil (Yellow/Black Splatter), Theatre Of Pain (Hot Pink Magenta/Black Splatter), Girls, Girls, Girls (Cyan Blue / Black Splatter), and Dr. Feelgood (Coke Bottle Green / Oxblood Splatter) – housed in a solid black slipcase with foil imprint and only available in this box set.

The Crücial Crüe box set will also be released on CD with only 10,000 units of each configuration available globally and can be pre-ordered, here.

Crücial Crüe:  The Studio Albums 1981-1989 includes Mötley Crüe’s first five platinum selling albums and features some of their massive hits and essential Crüe tracks.

Too Fast For Love (White/Black Splatter) – In 1981 Mötley Crüe released their platinum selling debut album Too Fast For Love which hit No. 77 on the Billboard 200 and ranks No. 22 on Rolling Stone’s 100 Greatest Metal Albums of All Time list. The album features Mötley Crüe live staples and fan favorites such as “Live Wire,” “Take Me To The Top” and ”Public Enemy #1.”

Shout At The Devil (Yellow/Black Splatter) – Mötley Crüe continued to gain global steam with their second studio album Shout At The Devil debuting at No. 17 on the Billboard 200 and now certified four times platinum. The album features the single “Looks That Kill,” which hit No. 12 on Billboard’s Mainstream Rock chart and No. 54 on the Billboard Hot 100, the title track “Shout At The Devil,” which hit No. 30 on the Mainstream Rock chart, and “Too Young To Fall In Love,” which reached No. 17 on the Mainstream Rock chart and No. 90 on the Billboard Hot 100.

Theatre Of Pain (Hot Pink Magenta/Black Splatter) – Released in 1985, the band’s Top Ten album Theatre Of Pain debuted at No. 6 on the Billboard 200 and is certified four times platinum. The album features their power ballad “Home Sweet Home,” which hit No. 38 on the Mainstream Rock chart and No. 89 on the Billboard Hot 100, and the MTV staple “Smokin’ In The Boys Room,” which hit No. 7 on the Mainstream Rock chart and No. 16 on the Billboard Hot 100.

Girls, Girls, Girls (Cyan Blue / Black Splatter) – 1987’s Girls, Girls, Girls debuted at No. 2 on the Billboard 200 and is certified four times platinum.  Included are the tracks “Girls, Girls, Girls,” which hit No. 12 on the Billboard Hot 100 and No. 20 on the Mainstream Rock chart, plus CRÜE staples such as “Wild Side” and “Bad Boy Boogie.”

Dr. Feelgood (Coke Bottle Green / Oxblood Splatter) – Released in 1989, Mötley Crüe’s hit album Dr. Feelgood has sold over 6M copies, debuted at No. 1 on the Billboard 200, and remained in the charts for a total of 109 weeks. Included are their Top 10 hits “Dr. Feelgood,” which hit No. 6 on the Billboard Hot 100 and No. 7 Billboard’s Mainstream Rock chart, “Without You,” which went to No. 8 on the Billboard Hot 100 and No. 11 Billboard’s Mainstream Rock chart, “Kickstart My Heart,” which reached No. 17 on the Mainstream Rock chart and  No. 27 on the Billboard Hot 100, and “Don’t Go Away Mad (Just Go Away),” which hit No. 13 on the Mainstream Rock and No. 19 on the Billboard Hot 100.