The Motels – Only The Lonely. The first incarnation of The Motels formed in Berkeley, California, in 1971. Lisa Brenneis (bass) coaxed Dean Chamberlain (lead guitar), Chuck Wada (rhythm guitar) and Martha Davis (vocals, guitar) into forming a band (then called The Warfield Foxes). Aug 15, 2011. Some suppressed projects, like Prince's “The Black Album,” only gather dust for a. What they got, instead, was Davis' then-boyfriend, Tim McGovern, a…