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The Cars Album” below to explore each album or view the full album index here. THE CARS | The Cars Elektra 100 Most Dynamic Debut Albums: The Cars’ ‘The Cars’ (1978) this day it is considered the cream of the New Wave crop. The Cars is a nine song rock classic that , listening to WNEW-FM and wondering “who the fuck is this?” The Cars’ debut album is everything good about discovering new music. LISTEN: going in a different direction and the casual radio listener was ready to follow wherever The Cars were . The Cars’ self-titled debut album was released in June 1978 and was critically well received. To
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The Cars to the Cars for what would be their final album, 1987's mildly received Door to Door, before Robinson (drums). Shortly after, the quintet changed its name to the Cars (with Ocasek becoming the eventually marrying, fashion model Paulina Porizkova (who had appeared in the video for the Cars' hit ballad the Cars seemed to be custom-made for the new channel as their 1984 release Heartbeat City became he's best known as the leader, singer, rhythm guitarist, and songwriter for the Cars, Ric Ocasek has
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Phillips, of Luna and Dean & Britta fame, delivers a lush cover of The Cars’ classic 1984 hit from Cars’ classic 1984 hit “DRIVE.” Watch the Debra Scherer directed video for “DRIVE” below, followed by the album’s next offering in the dazzling form of the atmospheric, goosebump-inducing cover of The
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the Wind,” is the perfect prelude to Bowie’s next LP, Low. The Cars | The Cars | 1978 | Buy | This is one of the first LPs that made me stand up and take notice of a band. The Cars eponymous debut ushered in the New Wave era and to this day, it’s a very listenable classic. One of the best debuts by
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such as the Cars, Fleetwood Mac, and Dennis Wilson. Discography: Amazon | iTunes Listen:
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. Despite previously touting the Music For Cars nomer it ended up being a little bit of a misnomer sprung up while the masses waited. Teasing a new release entitled Music For Cars (not to be confused with the confusingly similarly titled EP of 2013), the internet was buzzing with the promise of new march to their own drum. And with the album formerly known as Music For Cars now slated for an name change, the band is still heralding this set of releases as falling under the Music For Cars era
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duo’s shimmering reinterpretations of Evie Sands’ subdued “One Fine Summer Morning,” The Cars’ hit
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hard rock producer known for his work with AC/DC, Def Leppard, Foreigner, and the Cars. Lange had been
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the game, since then all the jewels and the cars done changed” referencing his classic contribution
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that’s simultaneously built for the boom boxes, the cars, and occasionally the club. And nearly every
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Experiments," where forty different tapes were distributed. The band instructed forty cars to start the
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release by ex-Cars leader Ric Ocasek, Troublizing (which Corgan produced as well). After a brief U.S breakthrough release, Live Through This, Corgan helped land Auf der Maur a spot on the 1997 solo
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inspirational gospel to relaxed bossa-nova jazz and slinky reggaeton. It’s a record designed for the Carson Daly
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sand, surfing, girls and cars. Get the post-1973 version of them out of your head. Do yourself a
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film The Education of Sonny Carson, a biography of the controversial activist who learned to leave
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from an Evening with Carson McCullers. The album was released through Vega's own label, Amanuensis Productions. Discography: Amazon | iTunes Listen: 2014. In 2011, Vega staged a one-woman theater piece in which she performed a song cycle about the life and work of novelist Carson McCullers, written in collaboration with Duncan Sheik. In 2016, as
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“In the Backseat” celebrates the solitude afforded to those riding in the backs of cars . Appropriately, then, the guitars and drums fade away towards the end of the track and Neufeld’s violin takes
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patrol cars.” The album occasionally falters. First is when Jeru attempts “sequels” to his previous
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