Another band I only heard of. Well, maybe I have one or two songs from them on one of those One Hit Wonder compilations, but don't ask me which one.
Sounds a bit like K2 to me, without the guitars and other prominent instrumentation. Maybe New Wave-ish? Although, there is very little individual New Wave albums in my collection, I do like to listen to the music of the 80's and not just the hits. This is pretty divers even if it isn't overly original. A nice listen indeed and the "Tipping Point" could be that One Hit Wonder I would expect from a New Wave band. Therefore...
THUMBS ¾ UP
So the Motels are still around huh? Let me just say that the lady (Martha Davis?) can still sing quite well. She has a very sexy voice. That much has not changed. Didn't she play bass too? I wonder if she still does that.
Anyway, this was a good listen. It was an easy listen. Nothing at all here made me want to turn it off or hit the stop button or change channels. I liked all of the songs, but there was just one thing that can be considered a negative. Even though the songs were good, none of them were great. Nothing really hooked me.
So, with that being the case, I guess my verdict would be:
I'm a fan still even though that moment has long passed. Her voice hasn't aged at all, thats a such good thing. And it seems they've kept that new wave edge alive a bit here as well. I liked almost everything here which means I need to checkout the rest.