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Candy-O

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Download links and information about Candy-O by The Cars. This album was released in 1979 and it belongs to Rock, New Wave, Pop, Alternative genres. It contains 11 tracks with total duration of 36:26 minutes.

Artist: The Cars
Release date: 1979
Genre: Rock, New Wave, Pop, Alternative
Tracks: 11
Duration: 36:26
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Tracks

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No. Title Length
1. Let's Go 3:33
2. Since I Held You 3:16
3. It's All I Can Do 3:45
4. Double Life 4:14
5. Shoo Be Doo 1:38
6. Candy-O 2:36
7. Night Spots 3:13
8. You Can't Hold On Too Long 2:49
9. Lust for Kicks 3:52
10. Got a Lot On My Head 2:59
11. Dangerous Type 4:31

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Since the Cars had created a perfect album with their 1978 self-titled debut, it would be nearly impossible to top it. Instead of laboring long and hard over a follow-up like many '70s bands did after a huge commercial success, the band cranked out their sophomore effort, Candy-O, almost exactly one year later from the first LP. And while the album was not as stellar as its predecessor was, it did contain several classics, resulting in another smash album that solidified the band's standing as one of the most promising new bands of the late '70s. The first single, the Top 20 anthem "Let's Go," proves to be the best track, but plenty of other standouts can be found as well. The title track remains one of the band's best rockers, while the gentle "It's All I Can Do" also deserved to be a hit. The band pays tribute to T. Rex on "Dangerous Type" (the main guitar riff resembles "Bang a Gong"), rocks out on "Got a Lot on My Head" and "Night Spots," shows their softer side on "Since I Held You," and embraces modern pop on "Double Life" and "Lust for Kicks." Their second strong release in a row, Candy-O proved that the Cars were not one-hit wonders, like so many other bands from the same era.