Monday, February 15, 2010

The Motors


2-15-10 The Motors


British pub rock into punk rock / power pop! The Motors and some solo releases!


CD MOTORS, THE 1 VIRGIN UK CDV 2089

1977 9 TRKS (1 x bonus track)

LP MOTORS, THE 1 VIRGIN UK V 2089

1977 8 TRKS

CD MOTORS, THE AIRPORT - GREATEST HITS CAROLINE US CAROL 1777.2

1995 17 TRK collection

7" MOTORS, THE AIRPORT (mono / stereo) VIRGIN US ZS8 9519

1978 2 TRKS no pic sleeve, promo

12" MOTORS, THE AIRPORT VIRGIN UK VS 219-12

1978 3 TRKS no pic sleeve, blue vinyl

CD MOTORS, THE APPROVED BY THE MOTORS VIRGIN UK CDV 2101

1978 12 TRKS (2 x bonus tracks) ('90 issue)

LP MOTORS, THE APPROVED BY THE MOTORS VIRGIN UK V 2101

1978 10 TRKS red vinyl

7" MOTORS, THE BE WHAT YOU GOTTA BE VIRGIN UK VS 194

1977 2 TRKS with pic sleeve

7" MOTORS, THE COLD LOVE (mono / stereo) VIRGIN US ZS8 9517

1977 2 TRKS no pic sleeve, promo

12" MOTORS, THE DANCING THE NIGHT AWAY VIRGIN UK VS 186-12

1977 2 TRKS no pic sleeve

7" MOTORS, THE FORGET ABOUT YOU (mono / stereo) VIRGIN US ZS8 9520

1978 2 TRKS no pic sleeve, promo

12" MOTORS, THE FORGET ABOUT YOU VIRGIN UK VS 222-12

1978 4 TRKS no pic sleeve, red vinyl

10" MOTORS, THE LOVE AND LONLINESS / TIME FOR MAKE-UP VIRGIN UK VS 263

1980 2 TRKS with pic sleeve, yellow vinyl

LP MOTORS, THE TENEMENT STEPS VIRGIN US VA 13139

1980 8 TRKS die-cut cover


LP GARVEY, NICK BLUE SKIES VIRGIN UK V 2231

1982 11 TRKS


LP TCHAIKOVSKY, BRAM RUSSIANS ARE COMING, THE RADAR UK RAD 26

1980 11 TRKS

7" TCHAIKOVSKY, BRAM SHALL WE DANCE ARISTA UK ARIST 403

1981 2 TRKS with pic sleeve; PROD. BY Nick Garvey

CD TCHAIKOVSKY, BRAM STRANGE MAN, CHANGED MAN WEA JPN WPCR-1764

1979 11 TRKS ('98 issue)


I think all I am really missing is the 3rd Bram Tchaikovsky album, “Funland” (Arista UK). Was there ever a proper CD for the 3rd Motors album, “Tenement Steps”? Never seen one…


For being not a very ‘pretty’ band, I have a few music videos for The Motors:


AIRPORT (CLIP; VIRGIN UK)

AIRPORT (L/S, TOTP 6/78, BBC)

BE WHAT YOU GOTTA BE (CLIP; VIRGIN UK)

DANCING THE NIGHT AWAY (CLIP; 'THE CABARET')

DEEP SLEEP (CLIP; 'THE CABARET')

FORGET ABOUT YOU (CLIP; 'THE CABARET')

FORGET ABOUT YOU (L/S, TOTP 8/78, BBC)

1 comment:

REVO said...

"Tenement Steps" was released on RM+ 4 years ago:

http://www.amazon.com/Tenement-Steps-Motors/dp/B000ETQS3U/ref=sr_1_3?ie=UTF8&s=music&qid=1266322304&sr=1-3

I should have a copy of this since half of the album is stupendous. Admittedly, the other half is dire...