Electronic Arts today unveiled the complete music track listing for EA SPORTS FIFA 12, featuring 39 artists from 15 countries, to create the soundtrack of the season for football fans.
The FIFA 12 soundtrack delivers new music from Kasabian, The Ting Tings and CSS and hot tracks by Chase & Status, TV On The Radio, Foster The People, The Strokes and Thievery Corporation. In addition, this year’s soundtrack includes such international breakthrough artists as Holland’s The Medics, Brazil’s Bloco Bleque, England’s The Vaccines, Monarchy and Graffiti6, New Zealand’s Naked & Famous, Sweden’s Little Dragon, and American indie rock bands GIVER, Grouplove and Portugal. The Man.
Kasabian are no strangers to the FIFA soundtrack. This will be a second outing for the Leicester based band after EA featured their track L.S.F. (Lost Souls Forever), from their self titled debut, on FIFA 2004. Coming back 8 years later, EA will showcase their latest song ‘Switchblade Smiles’, taken from their highly anticipated 4th album ‘Velociraptor!’
The Vaccines burst on to the UK music scene in May 2011 with their debut album ‘What Did You Expect From The Vaccines?’ Herald by the industry as ones to watch, EA are proud to include their debut single ‘Wreckin’ Bar (Ra Ra Ra)’ as part of the FIFA 12 sound track.
Steve Schnur, Worldwide Executive of Music and Marketing at EA said:
“Our belief is that FIFA soundtracks must always be more than just a collection of songs. We want to create a true international showcase that embodies dozens of nations and virtually every genre of music. We want to bring the world closer together by uniting the global cultures of football and music.”
Additionally, a full playable demo of FIFA 12 will be available on Sept. 13 for PS3 at the PLAYSTATION Store, for X360 by Xbox Live Gold Members from Xbox Live Marketplace, and for PC at www.orgin.com.
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