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Saints of Los Angeles
Mötley Crüe
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Saints of Los Angeles
Year 2008
Genre Metal
Language English
Source Rock Band Track Pack Vol. 2
Release 18 November 2008
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Rock Band
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Rock Band Blitz
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Saints of Los Angeles is a song by Mötley Crüe who released this through the video game Rock Band simultaneously with its single release. They were the first band to release a brand-new single through a music video game.

The track features backing vocals from Josh Todd (Buckcherry), Jacoby Shaddix (Papa Roach), James Michael (Sixx:A.M) and Chris Brown (Trapt).

Saints of Los Angeles was Motley Crue's first studio album since 2000's New Tattoo. The band's last studio effort with all of its original members was 1997's Generation Swine.

The album follows the story of the band's best-selling 2001 autobiography The Dirt.

Bassist Nikki Sixx told the Rolling Stone in April 2008: "Mick Mars and I started writing about four months ago. I had done a record with James Michael and DJ Ash for my side project, and we had such an amazing chemistry together that me and Mick and James and DJ were just on a songwriting mission from hell. It was amazing. We brought in another friend called Marty Frederickson. Doing the whole Heroin Diaries project (2007 Sixx:A.M album) really helped me to focus on a specific issue. Like, instead of writing a love song, make it about a moment. Make it about the kiss. So for this, what we really wanted to do is take the concept of the autobiography, The Dirt, and make it into songs. I was really trying lyrically to do that, and to work so closely with Mick and really develop the phenomenal songs working with James and Marty and DJ Ash."

According to data provided by the band's management, the track was downloaded more than 47,000 times via the X Box game Rock Band in its first week of release. Meanwhile the digital only single received slightly more than 10,000 downloads in its debut week. This was a large discrepancy between the two formats and commentators made the point that this could be a sign of things to come