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The acoustic reworking of this track – both in the audio format tacked onto the iTunes version of The Wörld Is Yours and in the advert filmed in a café of bemused Frenchmen – is a classic.
While guitarist Phil Campbellpeels off a slide solo on a Gibson acoustic, Lemmy ditches his trademark Rickenbacker bass to wheeze into a harmonica, and proves in the process that the song that kickstarted thrash metal secretly has a progression firmly rooted in the blues.
Best of all is the gallows-humour twist on the original vocal. “I don’t want to live forever,” barks Lemmy, before adding, under his breath, “but apparently I am...”