Video: Red Hot Chili Peppers Cover The Cars’ In Tribute Ric Ocasek


Red Hot Chili Peppers have paid tribute to the late Ric Ocasek by covering The Cars live.

That was as the funk rockers played a show at Singapore’s Marina Bay on Sunday night.

The band delivered their own take on ‘Just What I Needed’.  Check out their version on the seminal track in full below.

According to the NME, Blink-182’s  Mark Hoppus shared an unreleased cover of the same track as they paid their tribute the late The Cars singer.

Shared via SoundCloud, Hoppus said he’d been asked to record the cover for a television show, but the track never got picked up.