Song Details More songs by The Cars
Drive
The Cars
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You can't go on
Thinking nothing's wrong
But now
Who's gonna drive you home tonight?
1984
3
Year
Peak Chart Position
  • peaked at No. 3 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart in 1984
  • peaked at No. 9 on the Mainstream Rock chart in 1984
  • No. 1 on the Adult Contemporary chart in 1984
  • peaked at No. 5 on the UK Singles chart in 1985
  • from The Cars fifth studio album, Heartbeat City (1984)
  • the eighth of thirteen Top-40 singles charted on the Hot 100 by The Cars
  • lead vocals on "Drive" - Benjamin Orr
  • The Cars:
        Ric Ocasek - rhythm guitar, synthesizer, lead vocals
        Elliot Easton - lead guitar, backing vocals
        Greg Hawkes - keyboards, backing vocals
        Benjamin Orr - bass, lead vocals
        David Robinson - drums, percussion
  • written by Ric Ocasek
  • produced by Robert John "Mutt" Lange, The Cars
  • recorded at Battery Studios, London, England
  • Elektra Records label
  • the music video, directed by actor Timothy Hutton featured model and actress Paulina Porizkova - she would later become Ric Ocasek's wife
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