The Motels Perform Live At German TV Show Musikladen in 1979

The Motels are a classic New Wave band from Los Angeles that started in 1975. They had various line up changes around charismatic singer and guitarist Martha Davis.

On October 18, 1979 the German TV show Musikladen (public broadcaster ARD) broadcast a live performance of The Motels. Below you find six songs from the album Motels (1979) taped for Musikladen.

Find out more about The Motels at The Motels Information Site. It’s also worth to pay a visit to the Revenge of the 80s Radio Podcast that features an extensive interview with Martha Davis.

Celia

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Dressing Up

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Closets & Bullets

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Anticipating

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Total Control

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Kix

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