black and white press photo of the band members from The Cars
Photo: Jeff Albertson

#RockHall2018 The Cars Interview

HOOK-SAVVY WITH THE PERFECT COMBO OF NEW WAVE AND CLASSIC ROCK, YOU CAN'T HELP BUT SING ALONG TO THE CARS.

The band's magnetism and intellectual arrangements resonated with an audience ready to leave the left of the dial underground and cement themselves into the mainstream. Hear below from the band - Ric Ocasek, David Robinson, Greg Hawkes and Elliot Easton as they discuss the band's history.

The band says that "going into 2018, which will be the 40th anniversary, having The Cars be inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame would be a perfect anniversary gift." Cast your ballot every day in the Fan Vote through December 5, you can choose up to 5 Nominees per ballot.

From Billboard (October 17, 2017) — "Come 2018, we may finally see The Cars justly inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame. The three-time nominees are up for the Class of 2018, a slot they've more than earned as one of the most enduring, appealing and substantial bands of the New Wave era. ...The Cars' power pop-fueled self-titled debut and 1984's synth-heavy Heartbeat City are stone-cold classics – and everything that came in between is pretty damn solid, too."

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