Elliot Easton


Elliot Easton began his career in music in 1976 as the lead guitarist of the rock/pop band The Cars. He performed with them until the band dissolved in 1988. In 2005, he formed The New Cars with the original band’s keyboardist Greg Hawkes, Todd Rundgren, Kasim Sulton, and Prairie Prince. They released their first album as The New Cars for the video game Rock Band which was released on Xbox 360 and Playstation 3 on November 20th, 2007.

His solo career has consisted of mostly singles such as “Shayla”, “Tools of Your Labor”, and one solo studio album in 1985 called Change No Change.


Rock, new wave, blues rock, hard rock, rockabilly



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With the Cars:

The Cars (1978)
Candy-O (1979)
Panorama (1980)
Shake It Up (1981)
Heartbeat City (1984)
Door to Door (1987)
Move Like This (2011)

With Benjamin Orr
The Lace (1986)

With Elliot Easton’s Tiki Gods
Easton Island (2013)


“(Wearing Down) Like a Wheel” (1985)
“Shayla” (1985)
“Tools of Your Labor” (1985)
“Monte Carlo Nights” with Elliot Easton’s Tiki Gods (1995)


The Cars | Moving In Stereo (drums, bass, guitar, keys only)

The Cars | All Mixed Up (Ben Orr vocal and Elliott Easton guitar only)

The Cars | Just What I Needed (Ben Orr vocal, bass, Elliot Easton guitar solo)



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