The Essentials (The Cars album)

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The Essentials
The Cars - The Essentials.jpg
Compilation album by The Cars
Released 2005
Recorded 1978-1987
Genre New wave
Label WEA International
Producer Roy Thomas Baker, Robert John "Mutt" Lange, Mike Shipley, Ric Ocasek, The Cars with David McLees
The Cars chronology
Complete Greatest Hits
The Essentials
Classic Tracks
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4.5/5 stars[1]

The Essentials by The Cars is a compilation of hits released by WEA International in 2005.[2]

Track listing[edit]

All tracks written by Ric Ocasek.

No. Title Original album Length
1. "My Best Friend's Girl" The Cars 3:44
2. "You Might Think" Heartbeat City 3:04
3. "Since You're Gone" Shake It Up 3:30
4. "Shake It Up" Shake It Up 3:32
5. "Just What I Needed" The Cars 3:43
6. "Magic" Heartbeat City 3:57
7. "Touch and Go" Panorama 4:55
8. "Drive" Heartbeat City 3:55
9. "You Are the Girl" Door to Door 3:52
10. "Candy-O" Candy-O 2:36
11. "Tonight She Comes" Greatest Hits 3:52
12. "Let's Go" Candy-O 3:33