Ric Ocasek

Ric Ocasek

new wave, rock, classic rock, american, 80s

Ric Ocasek (born Richard Otcasek on March 23, 1949) is the vocalist and frontman for The Cars and a producer for several other groups, including Bad Brains, Suicide and Weezer. Ocasek released his first solo album in 1982. Beatitude is a somewhat more experimental variation of The Cars' New Wave rock sound. A more synthesizer-heavy follow up, This Side Of Paradise, was released in 1986. A minor hit, "Emotion In Motion" accompanied the album. The Cars split in 1987

Negative Theater [1993]
  • 1. I Still Believe (1:28)
  • 2. Come Alive (3:51)
  • 3. Quick Change World (4:11)
  • 4. Ride With Duce (4:05)
  • 5. What's on TV (4:53)
  • 6. Shake a Little Nervous (3:58)
  • 7. Hopped Up (5:01)
  • 8. Take Me Silver (3:40)
  • 9. Telephone Again (0:58)
  • 10. Race to Nowhere (9:20)
  • 11. Help Me Find America (5:30)
  • 12. Who Do I Pay (4:39)
  • 13. Wait for Fate (4:43)
  • 14. What Is Time (4:48)
  • 15. Fade Away (5:23)