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5th Aug '17 11:20:29 AM Angeldeb82
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* AccentUponTheWrongSyllable: Ric pronouncing "introverts" as "in-TRO-verts" on "Gimme Some Slack". Also, the way he pronounces "cement" in "Touch And Go" makes it sound like...[[JizzedInMyPants something else.]]

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* AccentUponTheWrongSyllable: AcCENTUponTheWrongSylLABle: Ric pronouncing "introverts" as "in-TRO-verts" on "Gimme Some Slack". Also, the way he pronounces "cement" in "Touch And Go" makes it sound like...[[JizzedInMyPants something else.]]else]].



* [[NewWaveMusic New Wave]]: One of the genre's essential bands.

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* [[NewWaveMusic New Wave]]: {{New Wave|Music}}: One of the genre's essential bands.
30th Dec '16 12:32:31 PM TheWhistleTropes
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* FadingIntoTheNextSong: "Think It Over" to "Maybe Baby", "Coming Up You" to "Wound Up On You".

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* FadingIntoTheNextSong: "Think It Over" to "Maybe Baby", "Coming Up You" to "Wound Up On You".You", "Night Spots" to "You Can't Hold On Too Long".
30th Dec '16 11:56:25 AM TheWhistleTropes
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* LeadingADoubleLife: "Double Life".

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* LeadingADoubleLife: "Double Life".LivingADoubleLife: "[[CaptainObvious Double Life]]".
30th Dec '16 11:55:26 AM TheWhistleTropes
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* FadingIntoTheNextSong: "Moving in Stereo" to "All Mixed Up", "Think It Over" to "Maybe Baby", "Coming Up You" to "Wound Up On You".
** "Double Life" to "Shoo Be Doo" to "Candy-O."

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* FadingIntoTheNextSong: "Moving in Stereo" to "All Mixed Up", "Think It Over" to "Maybe Baby", "Coming Up You" to "Wound Up On You".
** "Bye Bye Love" to "Moving in Stereo" to "All Mixed Up", "Double Life" to "Shoo Be Doo" to "Candy-O."
25th Dec '16 10:07:50 AM DavidDelony
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* RecordProducer: Ric produced ''Door to Door'' and many albums by other bands, during and after his time with The Cars. Credits include Music/BadReligion's ''The Gray Race'', Music/{{Weezer}}'s ''Blue'' and ''Green'' self-titled albums, and The Pink Spiders' ''Teenage Graffiti''.
** Roy Thomas Baker produced the first four albums, and RobertJohnMuttLange produced ''Heartbeat City''.

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* RecordProducer: Ric produced ''Door to Door'' and many albums by other bands, during and after his time with The Cars. Credits include Music/BadReligion's ''The Gray Race'', Music/{{Weezer}}'s ''Blue'' and ''Green'' self-titled albums, and The Pink Spiders' ''Teenage Graffiti''.
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Graffiti''. [[Music/{{Queen}} Roy Thomas Baker Baker]] produced the first four albums, and RobertJohnMuttLange produced ''Heartbeat City''.
25th Dec '16 10:05:29 AM DavidDelony
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* LeadBassist: Benjamin Orr.

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* LeadBassist: Benjamin Orr.Orr shared lead vocals with Ric Ocasek.
13th Oct '16 6:09:05 PM WilliamRadarStorm
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* UncommonTime: "Touch and Go"'s verses make use of a polymeter[[labelnote:?]]Two or more time signatures playing simultaneously, [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Metre_(music)#Examples like so.]][[/labelnote]]: Orr and Robinson are playing in 5/4, while Ocasek, Easton and Hawkes are playing in 4/4.
29th Sep '16 3:35:24 PM Loughswillyrailway
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* MrFanservice: Benjamin Orr. Seriously go onto YouTube and look at most of the comments which are about his looks.
14th Sep '16 3:19:17 AM NWolfman
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* {{Adorkable}}: Ric, in both voice and looks. Especially on his less-cynical songs like "Victim Of Love" and "Magic".

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* {{Adorkable}}: Ric, in both voice and looks. Especially on his less-cynical songs like "Victim Of Love" and "Magic". He practically [[UrExample invented]] the de facto "dork rock" look that would take off in the '90s.
10th Aug '16 4:03:16 PM Loughswillyrailway
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* PowerBallad: "Drive"
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