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

Quick Change World [1993]
  • 1. The Big Picture (1:31)
  • 2. Don't Let Go (3:29)
  • 3. Hard Times (3:53)
  • 4. A Little Closer (4:04)
  • 5. Riding Shotgun (4:23)
  • 6. Feeling's Got to Stay (4:29)
  • 7. She's On (4:14)
  • 8. I Still Believe (1:28)
  • 9. Come Alive (3:51)
  • 10. Quick Change World (4:12)
  • 11. What's on T.V. (4:55)
  • 12. Hopped Up (5:01)
  • 13. Help Me Find America (3:56)