This (The Motels album)

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This
The Motels - This.jpg
Studio album by The Motels
Released April 16, 2008 (2008-04-16)[1]
Recorded 2007[2]
Genre New wave
Length 38:49
Label self published
Producer The Motels[3]
The Motels chronology
Clean Modern and Reasonable
(2007)Clean Modern and Reasonable2007
This
(2008)
Apocalypso
(2011)Apocalypso2011

This is the seventh studio album by the band The Motels, recorded with current touring band whom Martha Davis has been working with for a few years. When Matthew Morgan, a producer-engineer from Portland met up with The Motels, the resulting work became the new album, This.[4]

Track listing[edit]

All tracks written by Martha Davis, except where noted[5].

No. Title Writer(s) Length
1. "Last of the Bohemians" Davis, Jon Siebels 3:06
2. "Doesn't Really Matter"   3:07
3. "The Day That Won't Go Away"   3:48
4. "Nothing" Davis, Siebels 3:55
5. "Let It Go" Davis, Nick Johns 4:12
6. "Where Oh Where" Davis, Siebels 3:18
7. "Now I'm Here" Davis, Siebels 2:56
8. "Everything Is Perfect"   2:29
9. "I'm Better Now"   3:50
10. "All the Rage" Davis, Siebels 4:06
11. "Sleep"   4:02
Total length: 38:49

Personnel[edit]

The Motels[3][1][2]

  • Martha Davis – vocals, guitar
  • Clint Walsh – guitars, vocals, synthesizer
  • Jon Siebels – bass guitar
  • Nick Johns – keyboard
  • Eric Gardner – drums, percussion
  • Rusty Logsdon – Upright Bass on "Sleep"
  • Dave Siebels – Hammond B3 on "Day the Earth Died"

Production[3][1]

  • Recorded by Matt Morgan & Jon Siebels
  • Mixed by Jon Siebels at Clifton Studios
  • Mastered by Mark Chalecki

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "The Motels Albums". The Motels Information Site. Archived from the original on July 22, 2011. Retrieved March 16, 2013. 
  2. ^ a b "Talks with Martha Davis of The Motels". Cutting Edge Voices. 2008. Archived from the original on January 5, 2009. Retrieved March 16, 2013. 
  3. ^ a b c This (CD liner). The Motels. 2008. 
  4. ^ Robinson, Bruce (June 18, 2008). "Room for Growth: Checking in with the Motels' Martha Davis". MetroActive: Music & Nightlife. Retrieved 16 March 2013. 
  5. ^ "Repertoire Search - Songwriter/Composer - Davis, Martha Emily". BMI Repertoire. Retrieved April 19, 2017.