The Motels (Band)

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The Motels
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The Motels are a new wave band from the Los Angeles area best known for "Only the Lonely" and "Suddenly Last Summer," each of which peaked at number nine on the Billboard Hot 100, in 1982 and 1983, respectively. Their songs "Total Control" reached No. 4 on the Australian charts, and "Danger" reached No. 15 on the French charts in 1980. Wikipedia


From this profile you will find 9 photos, 10 lists, 32 albums, 162 songs, 2 film credits, and key facts about The Motels!

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Band Members


2 Credits »
1975 Saturday Night Live Themselves - Musical Guests


162 Songs »
1 Only The Lonely 1999
2 Suddenly Last Summer 1983
3 Total Control 1980
4 Danger 1980
5 Kix 1980
6 Celia 2007
7 Shame 1985
8 Only The Lonely (Acoustic)
9 Counting 2007
10 Take The L 1999
* Approximate (assumes song was released same year as the album it was first released on)


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