Song Details More songs by The Cars
Just What I Needed
The Cars
Cars 1978 Cars LP

I don't mind you coming here
And wasting all my time
Cause when you're
Standing, oh, so near
I kinda lose my mind

Peak Chart Position
  • peaked at No. 27 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart in 1978
  • Hot 100 chart debut: June 17, 1978
  • from the album The Cars (1978)
  • lead vocals: Benjamin Orr
  • the first hit single for The Cars
  • written by Ric Ocasek
  • produced by Roy Thomas Baker
  • recorded at AIR Studios, London
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