The Motels perform live on Good Day LA + backstage interview

The Motels performed Friday on Good Day LA as part of our Mercury Insurance Concert Series

The American new wave band from Berkeley performed “Punchline” from their 2018 album, "The Last Few Beautiful Days." The group also performed one of their best-known singles, "Only the Lonely."

The singles "Only the Lonely" and "Suddenly Last Summer," each hit the top 10 on the Billboard Hot 100, in 1982 and 1983, respectively. In 1980, The Motels song "Total Control" reached No. 7 on the Australian chart and their song "Danger" reached No. 15 on the French chart.

The Motels are currently on tour with a concert Friday night at the Canyon – Agoura Hills and another performance on Saturday night at the Canyon – Montclaire. Click here to enter for your chance to win two tickets to see The Motels at The Canyon!

After their performances, we met up with the band for a backstage interview, check it out here: