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

Nexterday [2005]
  • 1. Crackpot (3:25)
  • 2. Bottom Dollar (3:27)
  • 3. In A Little Bit (2:52)
  • 4. Silver (4:28)
  • 5. Come On (3:35)
  • 6. I'm Thinking (3:28)
  • 7. Heard About You (3:35)