Moving In Stereo: The Best of the Cars
The Cars forged a sound that hasnt tarnished after decades of constant use. Their success rests firmly on the rock-solid songwriting of frontman Ric Ocasek, a rhythm section tighter than a third face lift, and the bands uncanny knack for finding the sweet spot between new wave and rock. From the swaggering machismo of their debut track ”Just What I Needed” to the aching vulnerability of their biggest hit “Drive, The Cars brought a surprising depth to an era better known for the fleeting pleasures of its glistening surfaces. This collection neatly highlights their legend from FM rock mainstays like “Let’s Go” and “My Best Friend’s Girl” to MTV hits like “Shake It Up” and “You Might Think.