Born Too Slow

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"Born Too Slow"
Single by The Crystal Method
from the album
Legion of Boom
Released December 9, 2003
Format 12", CD
Recorded 2003
Genre Big beat, electronic rock, alternative rock
Length 2:59
Label V2
Writer(s) Scott Kirkland, Ken D. Jordan and Wes Borland
Producer(s) The Crystal Method
The Crystal Method singles chronology
"Starting Over"
"Born Too Slow"
"Smoked" / "Glass Breaker"

"Born Too Slow" is the first single released from The Crystal Method's third studio album, Legion of Boom. The song was first featured on EA's Need for Speed: Underground in 2003, with the single being released later that year. The song has also been featured in Gran Turismo 4 and Donkey Konga 2. In 2006, it was featured in the movie Annapolis.

The song features the vocals of Kyuss lead singer John Garcia and guitar by Limp Bizkit's Wes Borland. The music video was directed by Gore Verbinski, director of such films as The Mexican, The Ring, and the Pirates of the Caribbean series. Mr. Verbinski liked the song so much, he asked The Crystal Method if he could direct the video for it. Wes Borland makes a cameo appearance as a man using a pay phone. Fitness expert Billy Blanks starred in the video as the silver man. Scott Kirkland and Ken Jordan also cameo as the two men in line after the silver man gets his drink.

Track listing[edit]

CD 5" (December 9, 2003)

  1. Erick Morillo Main Mix (7:03)
  2. Erick Morillo Dub Mix (7:03)
  3. Deepsky's Green Absinthe Dub Mix (8:12)
  4. NuBreed Remix (6:58)
  5. EK's Spider in the Corner Alt. Dub Mix (6:11)

Vinyl 12" (November 25, 2003)

  1. Erick Morillo Main Mix (7:03)
  2. Erick Morillo Dub Mix (7:03)

Vinyl 12" (December 9, 2003)

  1. Deepsky's Green Absinthe Dub Mix (8:12)
  2. NuBreed Remix (6:58)
  3. EK's Spider in the Corner Alt. Dub Mix (6:11)

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