Songs from Movies

The Motels

The Motels are a New Wave music band from the Los Angeles area best known for Only the Lonely and Suddenly, Last Summer, both of which peaked at #9 on the Billboard Hot 100 in 1982 and 1983, respectively.* First incarnation Formed in 1971 in Berkeley, California, the band (then called The Warfield Foxes) moved to Los Angeles by 1973 seeking a record deal. The band consisted of Martha Davis on vocals and guitar, Dean Chamberlain on lead guitar, Chuck Wada on 2nd lead guitar and others. Read more on

The Motels has 4 songs that have been featured in movies like Death Ring, Moscow on the Hudson, Something Wild and The Groomsmen. What is your favorite song by The Motels?


Songs from The Motels

Mission of Mercy
Total Control
Only the Lonely