80s Song of the Day: Magic by The Cars

Magic by The Cars was released on May 7, 1984, with I Refuse as the B side. It was a single from the band’s fifth studio album, Heartbeat City. Continue reading

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80s Song of the Day: Since You’re Gone by The Cars

Since You’re Gone by The Cars was released on March 8, 1982. It was a single from the band’s fourth studio album Shake It Up. The U.S. 7″ release of Since You’re Gone featured Think It Over on the B side; the U.K. release included Maybe Baby on the B side. Continue reading

80s Song of the Day: Tonight She Comes by The Cars

Tonight She Comes by The Cars was released on October 14, 1985, with Just What I Needed as the B side. It was a single from the band’s Greatest Hits album. Just What I Needed, which also appeared on the Greatest Hits album, was originally released on May 29, 1978 as the debut single from the band’s self-titled debut album.

Tonight She Comes was the first of two songs to be released as a single from the Greatest Hits album. The second was a remixed version of I’m Not the One, previously recorded for the 1981 album Shake It Up.

The Cars’ fourth Top 10 hit, Tonight She Comes reached No. 7 on the Billboard Hot 100 and No. 1 on the Billboard Mainstream Rock charts.