Fast Car" is a song written and recorded by American singer Tracy Chapman. It was released on April 6, 1988 as the lead single from her 1988 self-titled debut studio album. Her appearance on the Nelson Mandela 70th Birthday Tribute was the catalyst for the song's becoming a top-ten hit in the United States, peaking at number six on the Billboard Hot 100. In the United Kingdom, it peaked at number four on the UK Singles Chart.
Fast Car is a song by American singer-songwriter Tracy Chapman. It was released in April 1988 as the lead single from her self-titled debut album. Her appearance on the Nelson Mandela 70th Birthday Tribute was the catalyst for the song’s becoming a top 10 hit in the United States, peaking at number 6 on the Hot 100, and a top 10 hit in the United Kingdom, peaking at number 4 on the charts. Fast Car won a Grammy, setting Chapman’s career in motion. Fast Car" Track Info. Written By Tracy Chapman.
Features Song Lyrics for Tracy Chapman's Fast Car album. 3. Behind the Wall (live) Lyrics. Tracy Chapman Lyrics provided by SongLyrics. Lyricapsule: The Surfaris Drop ‘Wipe Out’; June 22, 1963. RIFF’d: Nas’ ‘Nasir’. Lyricapsule: The Byrds Drop ‘Mr. Tambourine Man’; June 21, 1965.
Album: Tracy Chapman (1988). Charted: 5 6. Get the Sheet Music License This Song. You got a fast car I want a ticket to anywhere Maybe we make a deal Maybe together we can get somewhere Anyplace is better Starting from zero got nothing to lose Maybe we'll make something Me, myself I got nothing to prove
Listen free to Tracy Chapman – Tracy Chapman (Talkin' Bout a Revolution, Fast Car and more). Tracy Chapman is the self-titled debut album by singer/songwriter Tracy Chapman, released in 1988. It hit on both the US & UK album charts. The album was critically acclaimed and helped to launch the 1990s female singer-songwriter movement, which included artists like Tori Amos and Sarah McLachlan.
Phonographic Copyright (p)
SBK April Music Inc.
Purple Rabbit Music
Lacquer Cut At
Sheffield Lab Matrix
Allied Record Company
Engineer, Mixed By
Kevin W. Smith*
"Promotional Copy Not For Sale" printed on labels. Same track both sides in Stereo version.
Edit of Elektra LP 60774 "Tracy Chapman" Pub., SBK April Music, Inc./Purple Rabbit Music, (ASCAP) ℗ 1988 Elektra/Asylum Records.
Mfg. by Elektra/Asylum/Nonesuch Records, New York Disc issued in Elektra company sleeve.
Similar US promo Fast Car is pressed by Specialty Records Corporation (SP on labels).
Barcode and Other Identifiers
Matrix / Runout (Label both sides): ST-E-69412-A-AR
Matrix / Runout (Runout both sides, etched): STE-69412-A-2 a R-19922-2 △19896 1-1
Matrix / Runout (Runout both sides, stamped): MASTERDISK