209 – The Cars – Just What I Needed (1978)
Written by Ric Ocasek
Produced by Roy Thomas Baker
Label – Elektra
Perfect power pop/rock from the Boston 5 piece, from Elliot Easton’s stunning guitar solo, Greg Hawkes’ inventive synth injection and Roy Thomas Baker’s full on production that highlight’s Ric Ocasek’s smartly crafted song writing. The Cars were, at times, quite brilliant, and here’s the shining example.