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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 one of several songs on the album accompanied by a 360-degree virtual reality video, Saint Motel's second LP, Saintmotelevision, followed in 2016. ~ John D. Buchanan
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Stations Featuring
Saint Motel

    Alternative Party

    Alternative Party
    3 songs

    Adult Alternative

    Adult Alternative
    1 song

    Adult Rock

    Adult Rock
    1 song

    Top Alternative

    Top Alternative
    1 song

    Alternative Mix

    1 song

    Pop Rock

    1 song

    Top Indie

    3 songs

    Indie Rock Mix

    3 songs

    Indie Party

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

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