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The Motels

The Motels has been played on NTS shows including Lipstick Studios, with Total Control (Digitally Remastered 2005) first played on 18 October 2012.

The Motels are a New Wave music band from the Los Angeles area best known for Only the Lonely and Suddenly, Last Summer, both of which peaked at #9 on the Billboard Hot 100 in 1982 and 1983, respectively.*

First incarnation Formed in 1971 in Berkeley, California, the band (then called The Warfield Foxes) moved to Los Angeles by 1973 seeking a record deal. The band consisted of Martha Davis on vocals and guitar, Dean Chamberlain on lead guitar, Chuck Wada on 2nd lead…

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Total Control (Digitally Remastered 2005)
The Motels
EMI2010
Total Control (Digitally Remastered 2005)
The MotelsEMI2010
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Total Control
The Motels
Capitol Records1979
Total Control
The MotelsCapitol Records1979
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Total Control
The Motels
Capitol Records2002
Total Control
The MotelsCapitol Records2002
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Total Control (Edited Version)
The Motels
Capitol Records1980
Total Control (Edited Version)
The MotelsCapitol Records1980
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Suddenly Last Summer
The Motels
Capitol Records1983
Suddenly Last Summer
The MotelsCapitol Records1983
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