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Led by the charismatic Martha Davis, the Motels were one of the most successful and acclaimed bands to emerge from the fertile Los Angeles new wave scene, reaching the Top Ten in 1982 with their biggest hit, "Only the Lonely." Davis formed the group in 1972 while living in Berkeley, California, recruiting guitarist Dean Chamberlain and bassist Richard d'Andrea; originally dubbed the Warfield Foxes, they became the Motels upon relocating to L.A., but despite interest from a number… read more



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  • Avatar for buffalowrap
    Damn good lyrics, but all of their songs do. They are almost between their time, they were hot in the 80's but I believe that if they were up and coming nowadays they would still rock. KICK ASS
  • Avatar for hunterwaydelta
    Come fly with Me

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