Tag: The Cars

Ric Ocasek: Beatitude (Rubellan Remasters)

When The Cars took a break in 1982. frontman Ric Ocasek holed up in the studio and made his debut solo album, the underrated Beatitude. Thirty-eight years later, a new reissue reintroduces this low-key jewel to the world.

Add Some Music To Your Day #9: Tuesdays Live In The Seventies

Today’s Add Some Music To Your Day broadcast once again offers you some fine live performances. For this installment, we’re going back to the 1970s.

Song Of The Day: Red House Painters, “All Mixed Up”

RIP Ric Ocasek.

The Cars: Panorama (Rhino)

For their third album, rockers The Cars decided to experiment with their sound and get in tune with what their contemporaries were doing. It didn’t quite work out, and Panorama quickly fell between the cracks. This reissue shows that while the album might not be in the same league as the albums that came before or after, it was a noble attempt to do something new.

The Cars: Panorama (Rhino)

For their third album, rockers The Cars decided to experiment with their sound and get in tune with what their contemporaries were doing. It didn’t quite work out, and Panorama quickly fell between the cracks. This reissue shows that while the album might not be in the same league as the albums that came before or after, it was a noble attempt to do something new.

3AM Eternal: The Cars “Drive” (1984)

A seminal 1980s number, and a classic high-school prom slow-dance number. Note: If your band is gonna split up, might as well do so while you’re at the top of your game.