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Gold Motel

Gold Motel's sunny, '60s-influenced indie pop is made for summer driving and hanging out by the pool. The project began with singer/keyboardist Greta Morgan (the Hush Sound) in summer 2009, who traveled from Los Angeles to her native Chicago to record an album with guitarist/singer Dan Duszynski (This Is Me Smiling) and realized her songs were well-suited to a full band. That fall she recruited Duszynski's bandmates, bassist Matt Minx and drummer Adam Coldhouse, plus guitarist Eric Hehr (the Yearbooks), and by the end of the year the fully formed Gold Motel played their first show, celebrating the release of their self-titled debut EP. They returned in June 2010 with their first full-length, Summer House, followed shortly thereafter by the Talking Fiction 7", earning "hot new band" cred from SPIN magazine for their exuberant melodies and tight hooks. Gold Motel logged lots of time on the road in 2011, sharing the stage with Hellogoodbye, OK GO, and Cold War Kids, and performing at South by Southwest and Lollapalooza, getting press in publications like the Los Angeles Times, Billboard, and Alternative Press in the process. By September, the band began working on their sophomore record at Duszynski's home studio, culminating in the youth- and nostalgia-themed, self-titled album that arrived July 2012 on their Good as Gold imprint via Thirty Tigers. ~ Chrysta Cherrie
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Gold Motel

  1.   Song
  2.   We're On The Run
  3.   Safe In LA
  4.   Perfect In My Mind
  5.   Summer House
  6.   These Sore Eyes
  7.   Don't Send The Searchlights
  8.   At Least We Tried
  9.   Your Own Ghost
  10.   Slow Emergency
  11.   The Cruel One
  12.   Sunshine All Night
  13.   Fireworks After Midnight
  14.   Make Me Stay
  15.   Counter Clockwise
  16.   Stealing The Moonlight
  17.   Leave You in Love
  18.   Always One Step Ahead
  19.   Who Will I Be Tonight
  20.   Musicians
  21.   Cold Shoulders
  22.   In Broad Daylight
  23.   Brand New Kind of Blue
  24.   Santa Cruz

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