Little Robbers

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Little Robbers
Studio album by The Motels
Released September 16, 1983 (1983-09-16)[1]
Recorded February 14 - August 15, 1983[2]
Genre New wave
Length 36:35
Label Capitol Records
Producer Val Garay
The Motels chronology
All Four One
(1982)
Little Robbers
(1983)
Shock
(1985)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4.5/5 stars[3]

Little Robbers is the fourth studio album by the band The Motels, recorded between February and August 1983 and released in September 1983. It features the song "Suddenly Last Summer" which became the band's second and, to date, last top ten hit in the US, reaching #9.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Where Do We Go from Here (Nothing Sacred)" (Martha Davis) - 3:34
  2. "Suddenly Last Summer" (Davis) - 3:46
  3. "Isle of You" (Davis, Kevin McCormick) - 4:09
  4. "Trust Me" (Davis) - 3:23
  5. "Monday Shut Down" (Davis, Steve Goldstein) - 3:48
  6. "Remember the Nights" (Davis, Scott Thurston) - 3:02
  7. "Little Robbers" (Davis) - 3:56
  8. "Into the Heartland" (Davis, Bernie Taupin) - 3:36
  9. "Tables Turned" (Davis, Michael Goodroe) - 3:37
  10. "Footsteps" (Davis, Goldstein, Bill Wray) - 3:44

Singles[edit]

"Suddenly Last Summer" (Capitol Records #5271) Released: 03 Sep 1983 Charts: Australia #34 / Canada #11 / New Zealand #28 / U.S. #9 / US-FM #1 / US-Dance #18
"Remember the Nights" (Capitol Records #5246) Released: 18 Nov 1983 Charts: U.S. #36 / US-FM #10
"Footsteps" (Capitol Records HL#1A006-1868357) Released: Jan 1984 (Holland only)
"Little Robbers" (Capitol Records - album cut) Released: Jan 1984 Charts: US-FM #18

Personnel[edit]

Credits are taken from the CD's liner notes.[4]

The Motels[edit]

  • Martha Davis: Vocals, rhythm guitar
  • Guy Perry: Lead guitar
  • Marty Jourard: Keyboards, saxophone
  • Michael Goodroe: Bass
  • Brian Glascock: Drums, percussion
  • Scott Thurston: Keyboards, guitar

Additional personnel[edit]

  • Steve Goldstein
  • Craig Krampf
  • Craig Hull
  • Chris Page
  • F. Bob Getter
  • Waddy Wachtel
  • Jerry Peterson

Production[edit]

Credits are taken from the CD's liner notes.[4]

  • Produced and recorded by Val Garay
  • Assisted by Richard Bosworth
  • Mastered by Doug Sax
  • Art direction and design by Kosh and Ron Larson
  • Photography by Bob Blakeman


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