The Cars reissuing expanded versions of their “Shake It Up” and “Heartbeat City” albums next month

Elektra/RhinoThe Cars will release remastered and expanded versions of its fourth and fifth albums, Shake It Up and Heartbeat City, on Friday, March 30, about two weeks before the band will be inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame.

Both reissues will be available on CD, as two-LP vinyl sets and digitally. Each album will feature several bonus tracks, including B-sides, remixes, and previously unreleased demos, early versions and outtakes.

Shake It Up was released in November 1981 and peaked on the Billboard 200 chart at #9. Among its standout songs was the …read more