Mark Hoppus - Just What I Needed (The Cars cover)

A couple years ago, I was asked to record a creepy cover of Just What I Needed for a tv show. They wanted moody and strange, dark, and drony, with space for dialogue to go over it. I went into the studio with my friend James Ingram and this is what we came up with. The show was cancelled so quickly the episode never aired, but if you can imagine a grim and grizzled detective determinedly working a murder case that shook them to the very core of their being, this is the music the show requested. It’s been sitting on a hard drive ever since, and with the sad news of Ric Ocasek’s passing, I thought I’d put it up here. Enjoy it. And go listen to The Cars.

Mark Hoppus


Tom DeLonge talks about his face twitches

dysenteryshawn: Wtf is up with your face twitches? MK Ultra gone wrong? 😂😂😂 But for real I’ve seen some concern over it and I’m curious!

aquana182: @dysenteryshawn dude it's really not polite to ask that. (But it's most likely an after effect from the painkillers, they are known to mess with those nerves)

Tom DeLonge: @aquana182 Haha. This made me laugh. It’s ear fatigue, so I am consistently trying to pop my ears during show to hear high frequencies. But I love that u think I am a meth head.