The Cars Candy-O

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Item:  WEA 507
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CD Details

  • Released: October 25, 1990
  • Originally Released: 1984
  • Label: Elektra / WEA

Entertainment Reviews:

CMJ - 1/5/04, p.6
Ranked #5 in CMJ's "Top 20 Most-Played Albums of 1979".

Tracks:

  • 1.Let's Go
  • 2.Since I Held You
  • 3.It's All I Can Do
  • 4.Double Life
  • 5.Shoo Be Doo
  • 6.Candy-O
  • 7.Night Spots
  • 8.You Can't Hold On Too Long
  • 9.Lust For Kicks
  • 10.Got A Lot On My Head
  • 11.Dangerous Type

Product Description:

The Cars: Ric Ocasek (vocals, guitar); Ben Orr (vocals, bass); Elliot Easton (guitar, background vocals); Greg Hawkes (keyboards, background vocals); David Robinson (drums).
Digitally remastered by Joe Gastwirt.
Personnel: Elliot Easton (vocals, guitar, background vocals); Ric Ocasek (vocals, guitar); Greg Hawkes (vocals, saxophone, tenor saxophone, keyboards, percussion, background vocals); Benjamin Orr (vocals, bass guitar); David Robinson (vocals, drums, percussion).
Illustrator: Alberto Vargas.
Photographer: Jeff Albertson .
On their second album, the Cars take a small step to the left. While remaining a solidly mainstream new wave band (as they would throughout their career), the group gets a bit artier on CANDY-O, with impressive results. Like many of their peers, the band began to accentuate the angular, electronic/futuristic aspect of their sound, exploiting its inorganic quality for maximum irony and detachment.
On "Got a Lot on My Head" and "Double Life," Ric Ocasek seems ever more the alienated geek content to crack wise in a world he made from a do-it-yourself science kit. Ben Orr lends a slightly more emotive (but no less ominous) feel to the glossy, metallic surface of the title tune and the infectious "Let's Go." Ocasek's hipness quotient is displayed in the unconventional "Shoo Be Doo," a short, strange homage to his heroes/pals Suicide.
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  • Sales Rank: 21,748
  • UPC: 075596055925
  • Shipping Weight: 0.19/lbs (approx)
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