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The Motels - The Motels

The Motels - The Motels
  • Performer The Motels
  • Title The Motels
  • Date of release 1984
  • Country US
  • Style Soft Rock
  • Label Sony, Picture Music
  • Other formats VHS, Compilation, NTSC, Stereo
  • Genre Rock
  • Size MP3 2963 mb
  • Size FLAC 2362 mb
  • Rating: 4.2
  • Votes: 510


1Remember The Nights
Film Director [Directed By] – Val GarayWritten-By – M. Davis, S. Thurston
2Take The L
Film Director [Directed By] – Russell MulcahyWritten-By – Carter, Davis, Jourard
3Only The Lonely
Film Director [Directed By] – Russell MulcahyWritten-By – Martha Davis
4Suddenly Last Summer
Film Director [Directed By] – Val GarayWritten-By – Martha Davis


CategoryArtistTitle (Format)LabelCategoryCountryYear
PA-84-V01The Motels The Motels ‎(Laserdisc, 8", S/Sided, NTSC, CAV)Pioneer ArtistsPA-84-V01US1984
noneThe Motels The Motels ‎(Beta, Comp, NTSC)Sony, Picture MusicnoneUS1984
JOHN KURT 010482The Motels The Motels ‎(DVD-V, NTSC)Sony Pictures Music GroupJOHN KURT 010482Malaysia2000


  • DesignBob Heimall, Inc.


Stereo (Mono Compatible)
Running Time 14 Minutes
Published by Clean Sheets Music - BMI except 3 Published by Excessive Music / Clean Sheets Music - BMI
(C) 1984 Capitol Records, Inc.
A Picture Music International Production


  • Rights Society: BMI


  • Copyright (c) – Capitol Records, Inc.
  • Published By – Clean Sheets Music
  • Published By – Excessive Music



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