RhinoRemastered and expanded versions of The Cars‘ second and third albums, Candy-O and Panorama, will be released July 28. Both albums will feature several bonus tracks, including alternate mixes and versions, B-sides and previously unreleased outtakes.

Following The Cars’ hugely successful self-titled 1978 debut, Candy-O was released in June 1979 and solidified their standing as one of the top bands of the New Wave scene. The album peaked at #3 on the Billboard 200, and includes the group’s first top-20 hit, “Let’s Go,” plus “It’s All I Can Do,” “Dangerous Type,” and the title track. Candy-O has sold more than four million copies in the U.S.

Extra tracks on the Candy-O reissue include a monitor mix of “Let’s Go,” alternate versions of “Candy-O” and “Dangerous Type,” and the “Let’s Go” single’s B-side, “That’s It.” The release also features liner notes by respected rock journalist David Wild and a new interview with Cars guitarist Elliot Easton.

Panorama was released in August 1980, and reached #5 on the Billboard 200. It’s highlighted by the top 40-hit “Touch and Go,” and also includes “Gimme Some Slack” and “Don’t Tell Me No.” The album has sold a million copies in the U.S.

Bonus tunes on the expanded Panorama include three unreleased tracks from the sessions — “Shooting for You,” “Be My Baby” and “The Edge” — and the “Don’t Tell Me No” single’s B-side, “Don’t Go to Pieces.” Wild also penned the liner notes for the reissue, while Cars keyboardist Greg Hawkes contributed a new interview.

Both reissues are available for pre-order now, and will be released on CD, as two-LP vinyl sets and digitally.

Here’s the track list of the Candy-O reissue:

“Let’s Go”
“Since I Held You”
“It’s All I Can Do”
“Double Life”
“Shoo Be Doo”
“Candy-O”
“Night Spots”
“You Can’t Hold On Too Long”
“Lust for Kicks”
“Got a Lot on My Head”
“Dangerous Type”

Bonus Tracks
“Let’s Go” — Roy Thomas Baker Monitor Mix
“Candy-O” — Northern Studios Version
“Nights Spots” — Northern Studios Version
“Lust for Kicks” — Roy Thomas Baker Monitor Mix
“Dangerous Type” — Northern Studios Version
“They Won’t See You” — Northern Studios Version*
“That’s It” — “Let’s Go” B-side

And here’s the track list of the Panorama reissue:

“Panorama”
“Touch and Go”
“Gimme Some Slack”
“Don’t Tell Me No”
“Getting Through”
“Misfit Kid”
“Down Boys”
“You Wear Those Eyes”
“Running Up to You”
“Up and Down”

Bonus Tracks
“Shooting for You”*
“Be My Baby”*
“The Edge”*
“Don’t Go to Pieces” — “Don’t Tell Me No” B-side

* = previously unreleased.

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