FOSTER CITY, Calif., March 25 /PRNewswire/ -- Sony Computer
Entertainment America Inc. (SCEA) announced today the North American
soundtrack for Gran Turismo(TM)5 Prologue, the fifth installment of the
billion-dollar selling racing franchise developed exclusively for
PLAYSTATION(R)3 (PS3(TM)) by Polyphony Digital Inc. The official Gran
Turismo 5 Prologue soundtrack is headlined by an in-game exclusive remix of
Weezer's "Automatic," from the band's upcoming album and an EL-P remix of
Mars Volta's "Goliath." The soundtrack will provide North American racing
fans with a High Definition (HD) audio experience to complement Gran
Turismo 5 Prologue's stunning Full HD visuals, and furthers Sony Computer
Entertainment's commitment to providing an intermix of entertainment, music
Gran Turismo 5 Prologue features an edgy soundtrack that mixes an
aesthetic audio blending of indie dance rock, electronica, classic rock and
brand new remixes by some of today's hottest recording artists such as
Weezer, Mars Volta and DJ Shadow, among others. The Gran Turismo 5 Prologue
soundtrack enhances an already comprehensive driving experience, and it
builds on the historic success of past Gran Turismo soundtracks that have
featured original scores and licensed tracks from the biggest names in the
"The Gran Turismo 5 Prologue soundtrack gives fans the perfect audio
accompaniment to high-octane racing from Daytona to Eiger Nordwand," said
Jeff Reese, director, software marketing, SCEA. "The edgy variety of music
complements the pure adrenaline rush fans experience as they eclipse 200
miles-per-hour in the most authentic driving simulator around."
The North American version of Gran Turismo 5 Prologue's soundtrack
offers fans a dozen exclusive singles from some of today's hottest new
artist such as Justice, The Klaxons and Friendly Fires, and pulses with new
tracks such as "Love Love" made famous by Jimi Hendrix and interpolated by
DJ Shadow, a pioneer in instrumental hip-hop and famed producer. In
addition to the exclusive North American tracks and a new version of Gran
Turismo theme song "Moon Over The Castle," the soundtrack offers an
international flare of recordings from Goose, Alloy Mental, naomee, Daiki
Kasho and Nittoku Inoue.
Gran Turismo 5 Prologue North American Soundtrack
Exclusive Tracks to North America
-- Weezer - "Automatic" (LA Riots remix)
-- The Mars Volta - "Goliath" (EL-P remix)
-- Justice - "Let There Be Light"
-- SebastiAn - "Dolami"
-- Kavinsky - "Testarossa Autodrive" (SebastiAn remix)
-- DJ Shadow - "LOVE LOVE"
-- Does it Offend You, Yeah? - "With a Heavy Heart (I Regret to
-- The Earaches - "Not the Kind of Man I Am"
-- Thin Lizzy - "The Rocker (Richard Evans Mix)"
-- The Klaxons - "Golden Skans"
-- Friendly Fires - "On Board"
-- Pride Tiger - "Let 'Em Go"
International Tracks also on the North American Soundtrack
-- Masahiro Andoh - "Moon Over The Castle" (Gran Turismo 5
-- Nittoku Inoue - "Road Star"
-- Nittoku Inoue - "100,000 R.P.M."
-- Nittoku Inoue - "Get Away"
-- Nittoku Inoue - "V12"
-- Nittoku Inoue - "Kill Switch"
-- naomee - "Vanish From Angel"
-- naomee - "Sky High Mountain Breeze"
-- naomee - "Twieky 4"
-- Daiki Kasho - "Surv1v3"
-- Daiki Kasho - "Edge of the World"
-- Daiki Kasho - "Flow"
-- Goose - "Check"
-- Goose - "3T4"
-- Goose - "Everybody"
-- Backdraft ft Tor - "Off The Wall"
-- Alloy Mental - "We have Control"
-- Reverend & The Makers - "The Machine"
Gran Turismo 5 Prologue will be available in April for $39.99 SRP on
Blu-ray Disc(TM) (BD) and as a download via PLAYSTATION(R)Store.
The independent Entertainment Software Rating Board (ESRB) rating for
Gran Turismo 5 Prologue is "E" for "Everyone." For more information about
the ESRB visit http://www.esrb.org.
About Gran Turismo(TM)
With more than 48 million units shipped worldwide, the award-winning
Gran Turismo(TM) franchise for the PlayStation(R), PlayStation(R)2 computer
entertainment system and PLAYSTATION(R)3 is regarded as the best and most
authentic driving simulation ever created due to its true-to-life graphics,
authentic physics technology and design. Since the inception of the Gran
Turismo franchise, famed creator Kazunori Yamauchi and Polyphony Digital
Inc. in Japan have revolutionized the racing category as we know it today.
His offerings provide users with the most true-to-life driving simulation
in the industry and a unique medium for automotive manufacturers to
showcase their products.
About Sony Computer Entertainment America Inc.
Sony Computer Entertainment America Inc. continues to redefine the
entertainment lifestyle with its PlayStation(R) and PS one(R) game console,
the PlayStation(R)2 computer entertainment system, the PSP(R)
(PlayStation(R)Portable) handheld entertainment system, and the
ground-breaking PLAYSTATION(R)3 (PS3(TM)) computer entertainment system and
its online and network services PLAYSTATION(R)Network and
Recognized as the undisputed industry leader, Sony Computer
Entertainment America Inc. markets the PlayStation family of products and
develops, publishes, markets, and distributes software for the PS one game
console, the PlayStation 2 computer entertainment system, the PSP system
and the PS3 system for the North American market. Based in Foster City,
Calif. Sony Computer Entertainment America, Inc. serves as headquarters for
all North American operations and is a wholly owned subsidiary of Sony
Computer Entertainment Inc.
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