Car Thief is the 11th track on the album Paul's Boutique by American hip hop group the Beastie Boys, released on July 25, 1989. It heavily samples "Rien Ne Va Plus" by Funk Factory.
The song references Russell Simmons ("my man Russ Rush"), Rick Rubin ("the money hungry miser"), David Bowie, James Brown, Space cake cookies, Ricky Powell, The Hurdy Gurdy Man, Ecstasy and Marijuana.
* Produced & written by the Beastie Boys & the Dust Brothers. * Engineered by Mario Caldato… read more