The Motels - The Motels
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  1. Anticipating
  2. Kix
  3. Total Control
  4. Love Don't Help
  5. Closets and Bullets
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  1. Anticipating
  2. Kix
  3. Total Control
  4. Love Don't Help
  5. Closets and Bullets
  6. Atomic Cafe
  7. Celia
  8. Porn Reggae
  9. Dressing Up
  10. Counting
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1979's self-titled debut release from the California band the Motels comes across as what a less pretentious Doors might have sounded like had they emerged during the new wave era. 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 ...

The Motels 2004, Disky

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The Motels 1996, Capitol

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The Motels 1995, EMI Music Distribution

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