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Motels - Motels flac album
  • Performer Motels
  • Title Motels
  • Date of release 2018
  • Country US
  • Style Alternative Rock, New Wave
  • Other formats MP2 RA AAC MP4 ASF FLAC MPC
  • Genre Rock
  • Size MP3 1670 mb
  • Size FLAC 1565 mb
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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 on Billboard's album chart in December. The band began recording on the 14th of the same month and finished within the first week of September.

This is the seventh studio album by the band The Motels, recorded with current touring band whom Martha Davis has been working with for a few years. When Matthew Morgan, a producer-engineer from Portland met up with The Motels, the resulting work became the new album, This. All tracks written by Martha Davis, except where noted. Martha Davis – vocals, guitar. Jon Siebels – bass guitar. Nick Johns – keyboard. Eric Gardner – drums, percussion.

Motels is the first studio album by new wave band The Motels, recorded in the spring of 1979 and released in the fall. The first single, "Closets and Bullets", did not chart anywhere, but the second single, "Total Control", became a Top 10 hit in Australia and went Top 20 in France. It 'Bubbled Under' at in Billboard in the U. A third single, "Anticipating", was released in Japan in early 1980 but failed to chart.

Band Name The Motels.

United Artists Records. 4. Frank Zappa's 200 Motels (Cut 4) 0:11.

Tracklist Hide Credits

A1 Anticipating
Written-By – Martha Davis
A2 Kix
Written-By – Martha Davis
A3 Total Control
Lyrics By – Martha DavisMusic By – Jeff Jourard
A4 Love Don't Help
Written-By – Martha Davis
A5 Closets & Bullets
Written-By – Martha Davis
B1 Atomic Cafe
Written-By – Martha Davis
B2 Celia
Written-By – Martha Davis
B3 Porn Reggae
Written-By – Martha Davis
B4 Dressing Up
Lyrics By – Martha DavisMusic By – Jeff Jourard, Martha Davis
B5 Counting
Written-By – Martha Davis

Companies, etc.

  • Phonographic Copyright (p) – Capitol Records
  • Recorded At – Sunset Sound
  • Mastered At – Capitol Mastering
  • Copyright (c) – Universal Music


  • Art Direction, Design – Henry Marquez, Roy Kohara
  • Artwork [Neon Lettering Front Cover] – John Uomoto
  • Bass – Michael Goodroe
  • Drums – Brian Glascock
  • Guitar – Jeff Jourard
  • Management [Direction] – Dennis Turner , Ken Fritz, Ken Fritz Management
  • Mastered By – KP*, wly*
  • Photography By – Elliot Gilbert
  • Producer – Carter*
  • Recorded By – Warren Dewey
  • Recorded By [Assisted By] – Bo Torian
  • Saxophone, Keyboards – Martin Life Jourard*
  • Vocals, Guitar – Martha Davis


"Mastered By Ken Perry" credited on rear cover.
Release comes with lyric inner sleeve.
180 gram audiophile vinyl

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode: 0600753766286
  • Matrix / Runout (A Side Label): 20000 1A MOVLP 1974
  • Matrix / Runout (B Side Label): 20000 1B MOVLP 1974

Other versions

Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
ST-11996 Motels* Motels ‎(LP, Album, Cap) Capitol Records ST-11996 US 1979
R-150402 Motels* Motels ‎(LP, Album, Club, RCA) Capitol Records R-150402 US 1979
ECS-81291 Motels* Motels ‎(LP, Album) Capitol Records ECS-81291 Japan 1979
E-ST 11996, 0C 062-85 999 Motels* Motels ‎(LP, Album) Capitol Records, Capitol Records E-ST 11996, 0C 062-85 999 UK 1979
7C 062-85999 The Motels The Motels ‎(LP) Capitol Records 7C 062-85999 Sweden 1979