The Cars

The Cars - The Cars
Critic Score
Based on 2 reviews
1978 Ratings: #17 / 99
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Based on 207 ratings
1978 Ratings: #30
Liked by 9 people
June 6, 1978 / Release Date
LP / Format
Elektra / Label
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The cars Self-Titled is one of the favourites amongst many of alternative music fans, which is not very surprising. Falling in the ear melodies and riffs imitating classic rock is certainly for many a set that will undoubtedly put them in a good mood and satisfy them musically. It is a very simple album in its construction and there are not many moments that I can say that surprised me positively or made me smile at least. The problem with this type of music is that guitars are terribly boring ... read more
The Cars debut self titled album is what your dad talks about when he mentions "those long nights".
Just a fun & catchy pop rock album.

Fav Tracks: Good Times Roll, My Best Friend's Girl, Just What I Needed, Moving in Stereo
Least Fav: I'm In Touch With Your World
RIP Ric Ocasek, you made a great album here. Sure, there are a few weaker and less catchy tracks near the end, but they're not bad listens and the rest of the album is just so damn good (and CATCHY) that it's all okay. It may be catchy pop-rock, it may be radio-friendly, but there's some great songwriting and crazy guitar + synth work here, so sleep on this album at your own risk.
Track Ranking:
Just What I Needed > Good Times Roll > Bye Bye Love > My Best Friend's Girl > You're ... read more
Moving in stereo was the craziest song I had ever heard in my early childhood
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Track List

  1. Good Times Roll
  2. My Best Friend's Girl
  3. Just What I Needed
  4. I'm in Touch with Your World
  5. Don't Cha Stop
  6. You're All I've Got Tonight
  7. Bye Bye Love
  8. Moving in Stereo
  9. All Mixed Up
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Added on: March 16, 2013