Electronic Arts today announced the in-game soundtrack for the 2005 edition of FIFA Soccer, the world's best selling football video game franchise.
FIFA Soccer 2005 brings together new sounds and long-time favorites from artists around the globe, and showcases 38 tracks representing Brazil, Canada, Denmark, England, France, Germany, Italy, Mexico, Scotland, Sweden and the United States, to name just a few.
Lending their talent to the interactive version of the world's best loved sport, FIFA Soccer 2005 features new songs of The Streets, Faithless, Air, Seeed, Oomph!, Franz Ferdinand, Marcelo D2 and Mala Rodriguez. Additionally, superstar DJ Paul Oakenfold wrote and recorded the EA SPORTS Football theme that will debut exclusively in the game.
Here's the full list:
Air – Surfing on a Rocket
Brothers Dieci – Cento Mille
Debi Nova – One Rhythm (Da Yard Riddim Mix)
Emma Warren – She Wants You Back
Faithless – No Roots
Ferry Corsten – Rock Your Body, Rock
Flogging Molly – To Youth (My Sweet Roisin Dubh)
Franz Ferdinand – Tell Her Tonight
Future Funk Squad – Sorcerary
Gusanito – Vive La Vida
Head Automatica – Brooklyn is Burning
Inverga + Num – Kebra Eu Perdi Voce Ivete Sangalo Sorte Grande
INXS – What You Need (Coldcut Force Mix 13 edit)
Jose – A Necessidade
Los Amigos – Esto Es Lo Que Hay Invisibles
Mala Rodriguez – Jugadoras, Jugadores
Manana – Miss Evening
Marcelo – D2 Profissao MC
Miss J – Follow Me
Morrissey – Irish Blood, English Heart
Nachlader – An die Wand
New Order – Blue Monday
Clorofila of Nortec – Almada Collective
Oomph! – Augen Auf!
Paul Oakenfold – EA SPORTS Football
Sandro Bit – Ciao Sono Io
Sarah McLachlan – World on Fire/Junkie XL Remix
Scissor Sisters – Take Your Mama
Seeed – Release
Sneak Attack Tigers – The End of All Good
Sober – Cientos de Preguntas
Soul'dOut – 1,000,000 Monsters Attack
The Sounds – Seven Days a Week
The Soundtrack of Karmageddon our Lives
The Streets – Fit But You Know It
Wayne Marshall – Hot In The Club
Zion y Lennox – Ahora
"With FIFA Soccer 2005 we are raising the bar for in-game music soundtracks – again," said Steve Schnur, Worldwide Executive of Music and Audio at EA. "This year, we are delivering an unprecedented line-up of bands, with 38 songs from 20 different countries. The international mix of artists will strike a chord with football fans worldwide. FIFA Soccer 2005 demonstrates our continued commitment to delivering relevant, cutting-edge music to our diverse global audience."
The soundtrack is a part of the EA TRAX music initiative that debuted in 2002. The program is dedicated to elevating the in-game entertainment experience by delivering breakthrough music in all EA SPORTS, EA GAMES and EA SPORTS BIG releases.
FIFA Soccer 2005, developed by EA Canada, will be available on the PlayStation 2 and PlayStation consoles this October.