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Bluetip

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Upon their departure from Swiz, guitarist/vocalist Jason Farrell and guitarist Dave Stern formed Bluetip having a rhythm portion of bassist Jake Kump and drummer Dave Bryson. The group agreed upon with Dischord in 1995 and released its debut record, Dischord No. 101, the next season. Farrell and Stern shaped a second music group, this one known as Sweetbelly Freakdown, with whom they released an record in 1997; back again with Bluetip, they crafted the sophomore work Sign up for Us, which made an appearance in 1998; Polmer implemented two years afterwards.

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Full Name Bluetip
Music Songs Retisonic, New Shoe Premonition, If I Ever Sleep Again, Castanet, Hot Fast Union, Cheap Rip, Cold Start, Magnetified, Yellow Light, New Young Residents, Astigmatic, Stereo Tinnitus, Anti-Bloom, Sacred Heart of the Highway, 3x2 Slow, Past Tense, Texas 10 West, Broke the Lease, Don't Punch Your Friend, Sweet Superior, With the Lord as My Witness, L.M.N.O.P., Carbon Copy, Gainer, I Even Drive Like a Jerk, Mapped Out, Routine Dictates, Ephadrephine, Jersey Blessed, 52 Girls, Slovakian, Bad Flat
Albums Dischord No.101, Post Mortem Anthem, Join Us, Polymer, Hot Fast Union


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#Fact
1 The music video for their song "Drive" was directed by Timothy Hutton.
2 New Wave synth-pop band of the 1970s and 1980s.
3 Members included Ric Ocasek, Elliot Easton, Ben Orr, Greg Hawkes, David Robinson.


Soundtrack

Soundtrack

TitleYearStatusCharacter
BrainDead 2016 TV Series performer - 2 episodes
Everybody Wants Some!! 2016 performer: "Good Times Roll"
7 Chinese Brothers 2015 performer: "Since You're Gone", "Bye Bye Love"
Parenthood 2014 TV Series performer - 1 episode
Electric Boogaloo: The Wild, Untold Story of Cannon Films 2014 Documentary performer: "Shake It Up"
Caffeine Madness 2014 Short performer: "Magic"
The Office 2013 TV Series performer - 1 episode
New Girl 2011-2013 TV Series performer - 2 episodes
Regular Show in Space 2013 TV Series performer - 1 episode
Marvel One-Shot: Item 47 2012 Video short performer: "Just What I Needed", "Take Another Look"
$ellebrity 2012 Documentary performer: "Since You're Gone"
Girls Against Boys 2012 writer: "This Could Be Love"
Bachelorette 2012 performer: "Moving in Stereo"
Hick 2011 performer: "My Best Friend's Girl"
The Colbert Report 2011 TV Series performer - 1 episode
Super 8 2011 performer: "Bye Bye Love"
Late Night with Jimmy Fallon 2011 TV Series performer - 1 episode
20 to 1 2011 TV Series documentary performer - 1 episode
NBC Sunday Night Football 2010 TV Series performer - 1 episode
Total Wipeout 2010 TV Series performer - 1 episode
Cold Case 2005-2010 TV Series performer - 3 episodes
Skateland 2010 performer: "SHAKE IT UP"
Glee 2009 TV Series performer - 1 episode
One Tree Hill 2009 TV Series performer - 1 episode
Electric Dreams 2009 TV Mini-Series performer - 1 episode
I Love You, Man 2009 performer: "Good Times Roll"
Private Practice 2008 TV Series performer - 2 episodes
My Best Friend's Girl 2008 performer: "My Best Friend's Girl"
Midnight Heat 2007 performer: "Drive"
Good Luck Chuck 2007 performer: "You Might Think"
Transformers 2007 performer: "Drive"
Everybody Hates Chris 2006 TV Series performer - 1 episode
Nail Polish 2006 performer: "MAGIC"
Brotherhood 2006 TV Series 1 episode
Click 2006 performer: "Magic" 1984
CSI: Crime Scene Investigation 2006 TV Series performer - 1 episode
Just Like Heaven 2005 performer: "Good Times Roll"
The Squid and the Whale 2005 performer: "Drive"
Drawn Together 2004 TV Series 1 episode
The Prince and Me 2004 performer: "Shake It Up"
The Sopranos 2004 TV Series performer - 1 episode
I Love the '80s Strikes Back 2003 TV Series documentary performer - 1 episode
Nip/Tuck 2003 TV Series performer - 1 episode
Wonderland 2003 performer: "Good Times Roll" 1978
Alias TV Series performer - 1 episode, 2003 writer - 1 episode, 2003
Pauly Shore Is Dead 2003 performer: "Good Times Roll"
Mr. Deeds 2002 performer: "My Best Friend's Girl"
Ed 2002 TV Series performer - 1 episode
Sorority Boys 2002 performer: "My Best Friend's Girl"
Scrubs 2001 TV Series performer - 1 episode
Not Another Teen Movie 2001 performer: "Let's Go"
Lucky Numbers 2000 performer: "Moving In Stereo"
Where the Money Is 2000 performer: "You Might Think", "My Best Friend's Girl"
Freaks and Geeks 2000 TV Series performer - 1 episode
Boys Don't Cry 1999 performer: "Just What I Needed"
200 Cigarettes 1999 performer: "Just What I Needed"
Jawbreaker 1999 performer: "Good Times Roll"
The Wedding Singer 1998 performer: "It's All I Can Do"
Private Parts 1997 performer: "Since You're Gone"
Wedding Bell Blues 1996 performer: "You Might Think"
Billy Madison 1995 performer: "I'm Not The One"
The World's Greatest Magic 1994 TV Special performer: "Hello Again" - uncredited
Beavis and Butt-Head 1993 TV Series performer - 1 episode
Freunde fürs Leben 1993 TV Series performer - 1 episode
Sjans 1992 TV Series performer - 1 episode
Attack of the Killer Refridgerator 1990 Video short performer: "Heartbeat City"
An American Summer 1990 performer: "Good Times Roll"
Date with an Angel 1987 performer: "You Are The Girl"
Top of the Pops 1978-1985 TV Series performer - 4 episodes
Live Aid 1985 TV Special documentary performer: "Drive", "Just What I Needed", "Heartbeat City"
The Fall Guy 1985 TV Series performer - 1 episode
The Sure Thing 1985 performer: "You Might Think"
Saturday Night Live 1984 TV Series performer - 1 episode
Doing It 1983 Video "Shake It Up"
Fast Times at Ridgemont High 1982 performer: "Moving In Stereo"
The Last American Virgin 1982 performer: "Since You're Gone", "Shake It Up"
WKRP in Cincinnati 1979-1980 TV Series performer - 2 episodes
Times Square 1980 performer: "Dangerous Type"
Promises in the Dark 1979 performer: "MY BEST FRIEND'S GIRL"
Over the Edge 1979 performer: "Just What I Needed", "Best Friend's Girl"

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Live Aid 1985 TV Special documentary Themselves
Cars: Heartbeat City 1984 Video Themselves
Tomorrow Coast to Coast 1981 TV Series Themselves
Fridays 1980 TV Series Themselves
The 85th Annual Hollywood Christmas Parade 2016 TV Movie Themselves
The Colbert Report 2011 TV Series Themselves - Musical Guest
Late Night with Jimmy Fallon 2011 TV Series Themselves - Musical Guest
The Cars: Live 2000 TV Movie documentary Themselves
Saturday Night Live 1984-1987 TV Series Themselves - Musical Guest

Archive Footage

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Cars: Unlocked 2006 Video Themselves
Top of the Pops 1978-1985 TV Series Themselves

Nominated awards

Nominated awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
1985 Grammy Grammy Awards Best Video Album Cars: Heartbeat City (1984)


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