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Built for Speed is a studio album by American rockabilly band Stray Cats, released as the band's first album in the United States in June 1982 by EMI America Records.

Built for Speed is essentially a compilation of 12 tracks taken from the band's first two British album releases: six from Stray Cats (February 1981) and five from Gonna Ball (November 1981), plus the title track, "Built for Speed", which had not previously been released in the United Kingdom.

It was the most successful record for the band, earning a platinum certification, and with music videos for songs such as "Rock This Town" and "Stray Cat Strut" reaching MTV regular rotation status.

  • Rock This Town - 3:24
  • Built For Speed - 2:53
  • Rev It Up & Go - 2:27
  • Stray Cat Strut - 3:15
  • Little Miss Prissy - 2:59
  • Rumble In Brighton - 3:11
  • Runaway Boys - 2:58
  • Lonely Summer Nights - 3:16
  • Double Talkin' Baby - 3:02
  • You Don't Believe Me - 2:54
  • Jeannie, Jeannie, Jeannie - 2:18
  • Baby Blue Eyes - 2:47

Stray Cats - Built For Speed [USED][LP]

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