The Cars

The Cars were an American New Wave/modern-rock band that released six studio albums on Elektra between 1978 and 1987. Their first two albums, The Cars (1978) and Candy-O (1979), spawned a slew of radio-rock evergreens, including “Just What I Needed,” “My Best Friend’s Girl,” “Good Times Roll, and “Let’s Go.” A turn toward icy modernism […]

Ric Ocasek ‎– Beatitude (1982)

Beatitude is the debut solo album by Cars frontman Ric Ocasek, released in 1982 on Geffen. Musically, the album further mines the cybernetic coldwave territory first explored on Panorama. Bandmate Greg Hawkes appears on three tracks. Tracklist: A1. “Jimmy Jimmy” (4:57) A2. “Something to Grab For” (3:43) A3. “Prove” (3:56) A4. “I Can’t Wait” (3:43) A5. […]

The Cars ‎– The Cars (1978)

The Cars is the debut album by the American New Wave/modern-rock band of the same name, released in 1978 on Elektra. Tracklist: A1. “Good Times Roll” (3:44) A2. “My Best Friend’s Girl” (3:44) A3. “Just What I Needed” (3:44) A4. “I’m in Touch With Your World” (3:31) A5. “Don’t Cha Stop” (3:01) B1. “You’re All […]

The Cars ‎– Panorama (1980)

Panorama is the third album by American New Wave/modern-rock band The Cars, released in 1980 on Elektra. Tracklist: A1. “Panorama” (5:42) A2. “Touch and Go” (4:55) A3. “Gimme Some Slack” (3:32) A4. “Don’t Tell Me No” (4:00) A5. “Getting Through” (2:35) B1. “Misfit Kid” (4:30) B2. “Down Boys” (3:09) B3. “You Wear Those Eyes” (4:55) […]