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The Motors - Airport album

The Motors - Airport album
  • Performer The Motors
  • Title Airport
  • Date of release 1978
  • Country UK
  • Style New Wave, Pop Rock
  • Other formats DMF AU MMF MP3 MP4 DTS MOD
  • Genre Rock
  • Size MP3 1399 mb
  • Size FLAC 1405 mb
  • Rating: 4.1
  • Votes: 673

The Motors were a British pub rock band, formed in London in 1977 by former Ducks Deluxe members Nick Garvey and Andy McMaster together with guitarist Rob Hendry (who was replaced in May 1977 by Bram Tchaikovsky) and drummer Ricky Slaughter Contents. In 1978, the band released "Airport" – which proved to be the band's biggest seller – and which peaked at number 4. The song was also a minor hit in the United States. The follow-up, "Forget About You", was released two months later. Following the release of The Motors' third album, 1980's Tenement Steps, which contained the minor chart hit "Love and Loneliness", Garvey and McMaster finally announced that they had dissolved the group.

Andrew "Andy" McMaster (born 27 July 1941) is a Scottish songwriter, best known for writing the lyrics and music of hit songs "Airport" and "Forget About You" by The Motors and co-writing, with Nick Garvey, "Dancing the Night Away", which reached numbers 4, 13 and 42 respectively, in the UK charts between 1977 and 1978. The Motors single, "Tenement Steps", was also written by McMaster and peaked at number 17 in the Netherlands chart, in August 1980.

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Love and Loneliness, 04:50. Forget About You, 02:51. Tenement Steps, 04:42.

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1 (sometimes also known as The Motors 1) is the debut studio album by English rock band The Motors, originally released in October 1977. Three singles came from the album, "Dancing the Night Away", "Be What You Gotta Be" and "Cold Love". American band Cheap Trick covered "Dancing The Night Away" for their album Next Position Please in 1983. The Motors signed for Virgin Records on 13 May 1977.

This song is by The Motors and appears on the album Approved by the Motors (1978) and on the compilation Double Shot: New Wave (1999). So many destination faces going to so many placesWhere the weather is much betterAnd the food is so much cheaper. Well I help her with her baggage for her baggage is so heavyI hear the plane is ready by the gateway to take my love away. And I can't believe that she really wants to leave me and it's getting me so,It's getting me so.

Tracklist Hide Credits

A Airport
Written-By – McMaster*
B Cold Love
Written-By – McMaster*, Hann*, Garvey*

Companies, etc.

  • Printed By – C.I.D.I.S. Louviers
  • Distributed By – Polydor S.A.
  • Published By – Island Music Ltd.
  • Published By – Virgin Music Ltd.
  • Recorded At – Marquee Club
  • Pressed By – C.I.D.I.S. Louviers


  • Photography – X
  • Producer – Andy McMaster, Nick Garvey, Peter Ker (tracks: A)


On back cover:
'EC' in a circle
Extrait de l'album "Approved by the Motors" Virgin Nº 2473 748
Imp. C.I.D.I.S. Louviers "Fabriqué en France"

On centre labels:
℗ 1978
Distribution exclusive Polydor S.A.
Fait en France
Side A: Ed. Island Music Ltd
Side B: Ed. Virgin Mus Ltd/Island Music Ltd
"Cold Love" enregistré en public au Marquee Club de Londres le 23/12/1977

This french release also exists with a different printer on back cover as [=r6413314]

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Rights Society: SACEM SACD SDRM SGDL
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout side A): VIRG 2097955 1Y DU1 380 CIDIS
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout side B): VIRG 2097955 2 380 CIDIS DU1
  • Price Code (Circled on back cover): EC

Other versions

Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
VS 219 The Motors Airport ‎(7", Single) Virgin VS 219 UK 1978
2097 955 The Motors Airport ‎(7", Single) Virgin 2097 955 France 1978
VS 219 The Motors Airport ‎(7", Single) Virgin VS 219 UK 1978
K7141 The Motors Airport ‎(7", Single) Virgin K7141 Australia 1978
VV 45013 ES The Motors Airport ‎(7") Virgin VV 45013 ES Portugal 1978