are a band from the North East England
coastal town of Tynemouth
. The band comprises Jack, Dan & Robin. They were signed to Kitchenware Records
. They released their debut single "Super Heartbeats" on January 23, 2006
. Super Heartbeats was the xfm
single of the week . The Motorettes extensively toured the UK
throughout 2006. This included joint-headline dates in July with Kubichek!
. In June 2007 drummer Jed Laidlaw left the Motorettes and was replaced by Daniel Rose-Troup who then subsequently left shortly after. The Motorettes played the Freevolution festival in Newcastle on may day 2007.