Editors’ Notes Led by the gangly Ric Ocasek, this Boston quintet became one of the biggest bands of the late '70 and '80s. Their 1978 self-titled debut sold millions, mixing punk's stripped-down aesthetic with glam, pop, guttural synths, and beat poetics, and it cleared a path at radio for new wave to follow. Endlessly quirky but always catchy, The Cars released five more albums between '79-'87, which masterfully wrapped lyrical desperation and heartbreak into tight, synth-pop sing-alongs. They disbanded in '88, though a 2011 reunion yielded a new album and a sound that picked up where they'd left off.

SONG
ALBUM
Just What I Needed
3:43
 
My Best Friend's Girl
3:43
 
You Might Think
3:04
 
Drive
3:54
 
Good Times Roll
3:45
 
Shake It Up
3:31
 
You're All I've Got Tonight
4:13
 
Magic
3:57
 
Let's Go
3:33
 
Touch and Go
4:56
 
Bye Bye Love
4:12
 
Since You're Gone
3:31
 
Tonight She Comes
3:53
 
It's All I Can Do
3:45
 
I'm Not the One
4:09
 
Dangerous Type
4:31
 
Candy-O
2:36
 
Moving In Stereo
4:43
 
Sad Song
3:38
 
Why Can't I Have You
4:03
 
Hello Again
3:46
 
All Mixed Up
4:14
 
You Are the Girl
3:53
 
Double Life
4:14
 
Don't Cha Stop
3:03
 

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