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The Motels - Careful FLAC album

Performer: The Motels
Genre: Rock
Title: Careful
Country: US
Released: 1980
Style: New Wave
FLAC version ZIP size: 1464 mb
MP3 version ZIP size: 1351 mb
WMA version ZIP size: 1452 mb
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The Motels are an American new wave band from Berkeley, California that is best known for the singles "Only the Lonely" and "Suddenly Last Summer"--each of which peaked at No. 9 on the Billboard Hot 100, in 1982 and 1983, respectively. In 1980, The Motels song "Total Control" reached No. 7 on the Australian chart (for two weeks), and their song "Danger" reached No. 15 on the French chart.

Band Name The Motels. Members owning this album2. 5. Party Professionals. 6. Days Are OK (But the Nights Were Made for Love). 8. Whose Problem? 9. People, Places and Things. Other productions from The Motels.

Careful is the second studio album by new wave band The Motels. It was recorded between March and May 1980, and released in June 1980. The album was produced by John Carter who produced the group's 1979 debut. Danger" was released as the disc's lead single and landed in the Top 20 in France. and "Whose Problem?" became Top 50 songs (and their only chart hits) in the United Kingdom. None of the singles released from the album charted in the United States, but the disc reached on the Billboard album chart in the summer of 1980.

Careful kicks off with the perky, sax-driven "Danger," and there are more hits than misses. The lyrics still lean toward the darker side as on the moody, watercolor melody of the title track, but there are also moments that are pop gems like the Europop-styled "Bonjour Baby," the midtempo rock of "Days Are . But the Nights Were Made for Love), which features the album's catchiest hook, and the uptempo "Cry Baby.

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Motels - Motels/Careful has been added to your Cart. The Motels' first two albums spawned a handful of hits around the world. Total Control", from the band's self-titled first album, made the Australian Top 5, the French and New Zealand Top 20, and the . Bubbling Under" Top 10 tally in late 1979/early 1980. Careful', on the other hand, yielded the band even more success in late 1980/early 1981. Danger" made the Top 20 in France and the Top 40 in New Zealand, whereas both "Whose Problem?" and "Days Are OK" just missed the .


A1 Danger 3:22
A2 Envy 3:23
A3 Careful 3:26
A4 Bonjour Baby 3:36
A5 Party Professionals 3:13
B1 Days Are O.K. (But The Nights Were Made For Love) 3:30
B2 Cry Baby 3:24
B3 Whose Problem? 3:47
B4 People, Places And Things 2:42
B5 Slow Town 4:14


  • Bass – Michael Goodroe
  • Drums – Brian Glascock
  • Engineer [Assistant] – Richard McKernan
  • Guitar – Tim McGovern
  • Keyboards, Saxophone – Marty Jourard
  • Producer – Carter*
  • Recorded By – Warren Dewey
  • Vocals, Guitar – Martha Davis


Dedicated to John Glascock.

Other versions

Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
ST-12070 The Motels Careful ‎(LP, Album, Win) Capitol Records ST-12070 US 1980
1C 064-86 146, 1 C 064-86 146 The Motels Careful ‎(LP, Album) Capitol Records, Capitol Records, EMI Electrola, EMI Electrola 1C 064-86 146, 1 C 064-86 146 Germany 1980
R-142485, ST-12070 Motels* Careful ‎(LP, Album, Club, RCA) Capitol Records, Inc., Capitol Records, Inc. R-142485, ST-12070 US 1980
3C 064-86146, 3 C 064 - 86146 The Motels Careful ‎(LP, Album) Capitol Records, Capitol Records 3C 064-86146, 3 C 064 - 86146 Italy 1980
ST-12000 The Motels Careful ‎(LP, Album) Capitol Records ST-12000 Australia 1980