Radar Love means in 1973 the international breakthrough of the band. The single reached the first place in the home country Netherlands, the top 10 in Belgium,Germany and the United Kingdom. In the summer of 1974 the Earring has been touring through the United States where the group with Radar Love the thirteenth position in the Billboard Hot 100 picks. At concerts the song stretches the Group effortlessly out of up to 15 minutes and excel respectively the band members in a bass-, guitar-and drum solo, with drummer Cesar Zuiderwijk jumps over his drum kit. The song is due to his theme and the groove considered the ultimate ' carsong '.
Only nine years later in 1982 , the Golden Earring with Twilight Zone an appropriate follow up on the success of Radar Love. This last issue has reached the status of international classic.
The song was covered more than 350 times, inter alia by Homer Simpson and has its own website. The Dutch girl band Centerfold performed brought it in sexy lingerie. It was also parodied as "Radar Sucks".
In 1992, "Radar Love" used by Bill Clinton during the presidential primaries in the US.  .