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The Motels - The Motels Album

The Motels - The Motels Album
The Motels
The Motels
Alternative Rock, New Wave
MP3 album size:
1678 mb
FLAC album size:
1672 mb
Capitol Records


2Total Control5:52
4Closets & Bullets4:21
5Porn Reggae4:16
7Atomic Cafe2:46
8Love Don't Help1:56
9Dressing Up5:02


CategoryArtistTitle (Format)LabelCategoryCountryYear
ST-11996Motels Motels ‎(LP, Album, Cap)Capitol RecordsST-11996US1979
R-150402Motels Motels ‎(LP, Album, Club, RCA)Capitol RecordsR-150402US1979
ECS-81291Motels Motels ‎(LP, Album)Capitol RecordsECS-81291Japan1979
E-ST 11996, 0C 062-85 999Motels Motels ‎(LP, Album)Capitol Records, Capitol RecordsE-ST 11996, 0C 062-85 999UK1979
7C 062-85999The Motels The Motels ‎(LP)Capitol Records7C 062-85999Sweden1979


A Capitol Reissue. Came with generic plastic sleeve instead of picture sleeve of original release.


  • Barcode: 7777-16343-1
  • Matrix / Runout: (A Side Label): SN-1-16343
  • Matrix / Runout: (B Side Label): SN-2-16343
  • Matrix / Runout: (Runout Side A):SN-1-16343 ST-1-11996 F7 #2 ( ) (ST-1-11996 has been scratched over)
  • Matrix / Runout: (Runout Side B):SN-2-16343 ST-2-11996 F15 ( ) (ST-2-11996 has been scratched over)
  • Matrix / Runout: Matrix / Runout (Runout, Both Sides, Stamped): MASTERED BY CAPITOL


Motels is the first studio album by new wave band The Motels, recorded in the spring of 1979 and released in the fall. It was produced by John Carter. It peaked at 175 on Billboard's album chart in December. On the 12th of May 1979 Mother's Day, the Motels signed with Capitol Records. The band began recording on the 14th of the same month and finished within the first week of September. The band consisted of Martha Davis lead vocals, guitar, Jeff Jourard lead guitar, Marty Jourard. The Motels: все альбомы, включая The Motels Live at the Whisky a Go Go: 50th Anniversary Special , Suddenly Last Summer - Single , Sweet Dreams Are Made Of This и другие. No Vacancy: The Best Of The Motels - The Motels. Лента с персональными рекомендациями и музыкальными новинками, радио, подборки на любой вкус, удобное управление своей коллекцией. The Motels - The Motels 1979. To favorites 1 Download album. Listen album. New Wave. The Motels. Songs in album The Motels - The Motels 1979. The Motels - Anticipating. The Motels - Kix. The Motels - Total Control. The Motels - Love Don't Help. The Motels - Closets And Bullets. The Motels - Atomic Cafe. The Motels - Celia. The Motels - Porn Reggae. The Motels - Dressing Up. Album 1978 10 Songs. The Motels The Motels. free to The Motels The Motels Anticipating, Kix and more. 10 tracks 37:52. The Motels is a fairly cold, almost robotic affair which trades in lyrics that explore the darker side of life in Los Angeles. There are a few tracks that bear repeated listens like the frantic Kix and Celia, a warning to a woman involved with the wrong guy. Total Control, a big hit for the band in Australia and later covered by Tina Turner, is the album's standout with its menacing lyrics of possession delivered by Martha Davis. The iconic LA band who first defined MTV with Top Ten hits Only the Lonely and Suddenly Last Summer, continues to tour & a new. Official video of The Motels performing Shame from the album Shock. Город: Los Angeles, CA