Hotel California

A major international bestseller, "Hotel California" is the title song from the Eagles' album of the same name. It was released as a single in 1977, and is highly rated by many rock music-lists and polls. Rolling Stone magazine, for example, placed it as the 49th greatest song of all time.

The song's lyrics describe the "hotel" as a luxury resort where "you can check out anytime you like, but you can never leave." On the surface, the song tells the tale of a weary traveler who becomes trapped in a nightmarish luxury hotel that at first appeared inviting and tempting. The song is an allegory about hedonism and self-destruction.

  • Version 1 At Tempo (skipped intro because                                       it doesn't sound like the song's)
  • Version 1 Slow (see below, video was removed)

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Hotel California
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