Wednesday, May 8, 2013

The Cars: 35th anniversary of debut album featured on In The Studio

The 35th anniversary of the self-titled debut album by The Cars is featured on the latest edition of In The Studio.

Produced by Roy Thomas Baker and released in early June of 1978, the record brought rock’s new wave into the mainstream with hits like “Just What I Needed,” “My Best Friend’s Girl” and “Good Times Roll.”

“We made that first record in twelve days,” guitarist/vocalist Ric Ocasek tells In The Studio host Redbeard.

“The Cars” sold more than a million in its first 6 months, placing the band on the Rolling Stone cover six months after its release with the headline, “Best New Group.” The album would go on to sell more than 6 million copies.

Hear the 35th anniversary of “The Cars” on In The Studio here.

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