"Candy-O" as written by and Ric Ocasek....
Candy-O, I need you
Sunday dress, ruby ring
Candy-O, I need you so
Could you help me in?

Purple hum, assorted cards
Razor lights you'll bring
And all to prove you're on the move
And vanishing

Candy-O, I need you so
Candy-O, I need you so

Edge of night, distract yourself
Obstacles don't work
It's just a quirk

Different ways to see you through
All the same in the end
Peculiar star, a-that's who you are
Do you have to win?

Candy-O, I need you so
Candy-O, I need you so

Candy-O, I need you so
Candy-O, I need you so

Lyrics submitted by Joe543345

"Candy-O" as written by Ric Ocasek

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  • +1
    General CommentI think this is my favorite Cars song. I really like Elliot's guitar solo. Lyrics are awesome, just a killer chick that it's so beautiful and alluring, yet out of reach. The chase, the infatuation, the unrequited love... classic song about yearning.
    heykyleinsfon August 31, 2010   Link
  • +1
    General Comment"Peculiar star that's who you are".
    Thia007on November 24, 2011   Link
  • 0
    General Commenti'm surprised no ones posted on this song yet. it's one of my favorite songs from candy-o
    Kashmir330on June 08, 2007   Link
  • 0
    General CommentOne of my all time fav's. Kindof in your face - maybe raw almost punkish.
    I agree @ heykyleinsf, Mister Lefty Elliot solo is awesome.
    Candy-o I need you!
    Ben is my favorite Rock voice of all time.
    CandyOon January 30, 2012   Link
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    General CommentThis song is not about a woman. It is about psychedelic experience, LSD, psilocybin, DMT etc.
    craig17950on January 11, 2014   Link

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