Brazil, France, England or the USA… who has the most die-hard football fans? Representing 21 different countries, Electronic Arts today rang in the sound of the football season by revealing the 40 songs that will be featured in FIFA 07. Launching in over 15 languages and 40 countries worldwide, FIFA 07 will bring the superstar footballers, stadiums and music of your every competitor into your hands.
Every year, FIFA Football boasts an unparalleled mix of music gathered from around the globe, hand picked to represent each country and its passion for football. This year, the soundtrack is highlighted by songs from UK artists Muse, Boy Kill Boy, Keane and The Feeling alongside international talent including Bersuit Vergarabat (Argentina), caBas (Colombia), Carlos Jean (Spain), Epik High (Korea), Keane (UK), Muse (UK), Plastilina Mosh (Mexico), Shiny Toy Guns (USA) and Seu Jorge (Brazil).
“No sport is more celebrated around the world than football, so what better way to live the magic of the real-world game than by listening to the anthems and songs that will be discovered by football fans around the globe as they play through the season,” said Steve Schnur, Worldwide Executive of Music and Music Marketing.
The music in FIFA 07 includes the following (listed by Artist/Song/Country)
Angélique Kidjo -Wele Wele-Benin
Belasco- Chloroform -UK
Bersuit Vergarabat -O Vas a Misa -Argentina
Bitman & Roban -Get On The Floor -Chile
Blasted Mechanism -Blasted Empire -Portugal
Boy Kill Boy -Civil Sin -UK
caBas -La Cadena de Oro -Colombia
Carlos Jean -Get Down -Spain
d.o.c.h.! -Was in der Zertung Steht -Germany
Elefant- Uh-oh Hello -USA
Epik High -Fly -Korea
Fertig, los! -Sie ist in mich verliebt -Germany
Infadels -Can’t Get Enough (Mekon Remix)- UK
Keane -Nothing In My Way -UK
Malibu Stacy -Los Angeles -Belgium
Mellowdrone -Oh My -USA
Mobile -New York Minute -Canada
Morning Runner -Gone Up In Flames -UK
Muse -Supermassive Black Hole -UK
Nightmare Of You -Dear Scene, I Wish I Were Deaf- USA
Outlandish -Kom Igen -Denmark
Paul Oakenfold-Beatiful Goal -UK
Persephone's Bees -Muzika Dlya Fil'ma -USA/Russia
Plastilina Mosh -Peligroso Pop -Mexico
Polysics -Tei! Tei! Tei!- Japan
The Prototypes -Kaleidoscope- UK
Ralph Myerz and The Jack Herren Band -Deepest Red -Norway
Seu Jorge -Tive Razão -Brazil
Shiny Toy Guns -You Are The One -USA
Stijn -Gasoline & Matches -Belgium
Suferosa -Royal Uniform -Norway
Tahiti 80 -Big Day -France
The Feeling- Sewn -UK
The Pinker Tones -TMCr Grand Finale -Spain
The Sheer -Understand -Holland
The Young Punx -You've Got To- UK
Tigarah -Girl Fight -Japan
Trash Inc. -Punk Rock Chick -Lebanon
Us3 -Kick This -UK
Young Love -Discotech -USA
From the first whistle, FIFA 07 throws you into the emotional rollercoaster of the football season as you live out the intensity of every home and away match. A specially-designed audio track authentically replicates the crowd reactions found in stadiums around the world. The dynamic game engine tracks every move on the pitch to realize the emotional response of the crowd during the highs and lows of a match. Every layer of the audio track is affected, with crowds responding to what occurs on the pitch by cheering or jeering, and broadcast commentary reflecting the momentum swings that play out in games.
This year, you have the power to shape your club’s destiny in the EA SPORTS Interactive Leagues, a new online mode that enables you to pit your club against supporters of your real-world opponents. The online interactive leagues feature the F.A. Premier League, Bundesliga, French League and the Mexican 1st Division. Experience the future of online gaming as you play your games according to the real-world schedule. When they play, you play. Track your team’s progress as the aggregate results determine your club’s position in the league table. Now you actually take to the pitch for the glory of your club. This is the season where you make the difference!
Learn more about the game and listen to 60-second samples of each song included in the soundtrack at http://fifa07.ea.com.