Episode 6: The Cars - "The Road To Heartbeat City" with special guest Kevin Lee - June 4, 2018 - 55.10 Minutes
Kevin Lee has been working in the music industry for over 25 years. He spent years as an Artist Manager working with bands like The Go Go's, Candlebox, Ace Frehley, George Lynch, Survivor, and Whitford St. Holmes featuring Brad Whitford of Aerosmith, to name a few. He served as the North West Scout for Epic Records, he was the GM for the record label Audio Nest, and currently, a Talent Agent at the Patriot Agency working with Bryan Adams, Richard Marx, Sugar Ray, and Nine Days. Kevin joins hosts David W. Williams and Greg Hays to discuss the Cars journey from their debut, self titled album released in 1978 through the release of their fifth album in 1984, Heartbeat City. "The Road to Heartbeat City" looks at one of music's most notable New Wave bands.
We play clips from all five albums, discuss Car's career, dive into lyrics, and elements that make the albums really stand out. We discuss the producers and take a look at the singles that kept pushing the bands sound forward. We also discuss the music impact these albums had in establishing the very definition of the sub genre known as New Wave.
If you love records, vinyl, discovering new music, or rediscovering music you already know, this is the podcast for you.
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