The New Cars Rock!
The blending of The Cars' remaining members with Todd Rundgren / Kasim Sulton of Utopia plus Prairie Prince (The Tubes) is a great mix! A hard rocking CD and show. It's too bad Ric Ocasek didn't want to rejoin the band but the resulting New Cars isn't lacking a thing. I only wish the New Cars will write more new songs -- if the amazing "Not Tonight" is any indication, they can keep the Cars "sound" intact yet still make it fresh and fun. Todd Rundgren certainly has the capability to study a band's music and come up with new, great songs that could have been penned by the band in question (witness the Utopia "Deface the Music" album, which is a Beatles style album). Get "It's Alive!" -- you'll be happy you did.
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