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The Cars - The Cars

Released: June 1978


Recorded: February 1978 at AIR Studios, London

Genre: Rock, New wave, Power pop

Length: 35:40

Label: Elektra

Producer: Roy Thomas Baker

The Cars is the eponymous debut studio album by the American new wave band the Cars. It was released on June 6, 1978 on Elektra Records. The album, which featured the three charting singles “Just What I Needed,” “My Best Friend’s Girl,” and “Good Times Roll,” as well as several album-oriented rock radio hits, was a major success for the band, remaining on the charts for 139 weeks. It has been recognized as one of the band’s best albums.

Singles released from the Album:

Just What I Needed” Released in May 1978

My Best Friend’s Girl” Released in October 1978

Good Times Roll” Released in February 1979