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Saint Motel

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California indie pop band Saint Motel was formed in 2007 by pianist/vocalist A.J. Jackson and classically trained guitarist Aaron Sharp, who met when they were both film students at Chapman University in Orange, California. Recruiting bassist Dak Lerdamornpong, who worked at a nearby sushi restaurant, and drummer Greg Erwin, who attended another nearby college, they started writing music together, crafting a slick, bouncy, retro, tropicalia-influenced sound that was the perfect foil to Jackson's smooth, suave croon. Putting their film school experience to good use, they created eye-catching, retro videos for all six of the tracks on their 2009 debut EP ForPlay. Their catchy songs of love and good times were a hit, and they consolidated their success with sustained touring. Visuals remained an important element of their work and many of their stage shows were spectacular theatrical events with names like "The Valentine's Zombie Prom." Their debut album, Voyeur, was released in 2012 and was critically well-received. In 2014, the band signed with Parlophone, and the title track from their My Type EP hit the Billboard alternative charts, as well as the song charts in parts of Western Europe. Led by the single "Move," which was accompanied by a 360-degree virtual reality video, Saint Motel's second LP, Saintmotelevision, followed in the fall of 2016. By mid-2017, they had completed VR videos for the rest of the track list, making it the first-ever VR album. ~ John D. Buchanan
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Stations Featuring
Saint Motel

    Top Alternative

    Top Alternative
    2 songs

    Alternative Mix

    Alternative Mix
    2 songs

    Pop Rock

    Pop Rock
    2 songs

    Alternative Party

    Alternative Party
    1 song

    Adult Alternative

    1 song

    Adult Rock

    1 song

    Top Indie

    2 songs

    Indie Party

    2 songs

    Indie Rock Mix

    2 songs

Albums by
Saint Motel

Top Songs by
Saint Motel

  1.   Song
    Popularity
  2.   My Type
  3.   Move
  4.   Cold Cold Man
  5.   Benny Goodman
  6.   Puzzle Pieces
  7.   Destroyer
  8.   You Can Be You
  9.   Born Again
  10.   At Least I Have Nothing
  11.   Ace in the Hole
  12.   Sweet Talk
  13.   For Elise
  14.   Local Long Distance Relationship (LA2NY)
  15.   Happy Accidents
  16.   Butch
  17.   Hands Up Robert
  18.   You Do It Well
  19.   To My Enemies
  20.   Eat Your Heart Out
  21.   Slow Motion
  22.   Midnight Movies
  23.   Balsa Wood Bones
  24.   Honest Feedback
  25.   1997
  26.   Daydream/Wetdream/Nightmare
  27.   Do Everything Now
  28.   Dear Dictator
  29.   Pity Party
  30.   Getaway
  31.   Feed Me Now
  32.   Stories

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