hmm… never heard of a company announcing their music for their sports video games… but EA seems to think you want to know about it…

 

All-New Editions of Madden NFL, FIFA, NHL and NBA LIVE

Spotlight Music from International Superstars and Breakthrough Artists

LOS ANGELES–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Electronic Arts Inc. (NASDAQ:ERTS) today unveiled the full soundtracks for Madden NFL 10, FIFA 10, NHL®10 and NBA LIVE 10. This first-ever quadruple announcement represents the sounds of this fall’s four sports franchises and affirms EA’s standing as the leaders in worldwide videogame music and marketing.

“Each EA SPORTS game is unique to every gamer that picks up the controller, we wanted to make sure the music matched each of those unique experiences,” said Steve Schnur, Electronic Arts’ Worldwide Executive for Music and Marketing. “With the big songs and huge bands in Madden NFL, bringing back the Soul of the Game to NBA LIVE, tapping into the hard hitting metal tracks of NHL and the international flavor of FIFA, this year’s EA SPORTS soundtrack line up aligns with each of the game’s unique styles.”

MADDEN NFL 10

Since 2001, the annual Madden NFL soundtrack has become music’s most essential launching pad for such artists as Avenged Sevenfold, Franz Ferdinand, Lupe Fiasco and Fallout Boy. This year, Madden NFL 10 makes the ultimate surprise play with a front-line of classics that includes Black Sabbath, 2Pac, Iron Maiden, Kid Rock, Nirvana, Public Enemy, System Of A Down and Rage Against The Machine; tracks by breakout bands Airbourne, Mastodon, and Killswitch Engage; and an exclusive new song by Cypress Hill.

The complete in-game soundtrack for Madden NFL 10:

ARTIST
SONG

2Pac
Can’t C Me

Airbourne
Heads Are Gonna Roll

Alice In Chains
Them Bones

B.o.B
Created A Monster

Bang Camaro
Revolution

Beastie Boys
Sabotage

Black Sabbath
Paranoid

Cypress Hill
Get ‘Em Up

Helmet
Unsung

Iron Maiden
Aces High

Judas Priest
Painkiller

Kid Rock
I Am The Bullgod

Killswitch Engage
Reckoning

Korn
Blind

Mastodon
Divinations

Nas feat. Puff Daddy
Hate Me Now

Nirvana
Breed

Pantera
Walk

Public Enemy
Shut Em Down

Rage Against The Machine
Guerrilla Radio

Set Your Goals
Gaia Bleeds (Make Way for Man)

Slipknot
Duality

System Of A Down
Sugar

The Vanity Plan
Before I Die

Young Dre The Truth
Cheah Beah

NBA LIVE 10

Long recognized as the premiere showcase for diverse and innovative new music, NBA LIVE 10 features more than 80% exclusive tracks, including reinvented classics from Afrika Bambaataa, Dead Prez and Snoop Dogg, along with ground-breaking collaborations by indie-rockers Matt & Kim with the legendary De La Soul, and newcomers Mickey Factz & B.o.B. The soundtrack also spotlights never-before-heard songs from Beastie Boys and Wyclef Jean.

The complete in-game soundtrack for NBA LIVE 10:

ARTIST
SONG

88 Keys feat. Colin Munroe
Wake Up Call

Afrika Bambaataa feat. Why G, Mickey Factz &The Fort Knox Five
Zulu! (We Don’t Stop Yawl)

B.o.B.
Champion

Beastie Boys
Pop Your Balloon

David Banner & GQ
S.P.I.T.

De La Soul
La La La

Dead Prez
Still Bigga Than

Embassy Music Board
Overtime

Grand Puba
Get It

Laza
Crank It Up

Matt & Kim feat. De La Soul
Daylight (Troublemaker Remix)

Matt & Kim
Daylight

Mick Boogie feat. Kidz In The Hall, Donnis & Daytona
Class Of Our Own

Mickey Factz & B.o.B.
Mind Got Blown

Mos Def feat. Talib Kweli
History

Murs feat. Kurupt & Jay Rock
We Ballin’

Pete Rock
When I Need It

Reflection Eternal
Get Lite

Rye Rye feat. Busy Signal
Get Like This

Snoop Dogg
Lodi Dodi (LIVE 10)

Wale feat. Jazmine Sullivan
World Tour

Wyclef Jean feat. Haitian Fresh
Ballin’

Xzibit feat. BJ The Chicago Kid & Poo Bear
Fanatic

Young Dre The Truth & 2Pac feat. BJ The Chicago Kid
All Eyez On Me (The Truth)

Zion I
Go Hard

NHL 10

NHL 10 boasts a crunching line-up of metal, indie-punk and rapcore tracks from both legendary platinum bands – including Megadeth, Scorpions, Green Day and Rancid – and breakthrough new acts such as Cancer Bats and Metalkpretty.

The complete in-game soundtrack for NHL 10:

ARTIST
SONG

Alexisonfire
Young Cardinals

Cancer Bats
Deathsmarch

CKY
Hellions On Parade

Disco Ensemble
Golden Years

Drangonforce
Heroes Of Our Time

Eagles Of Death Metal
Anything ‘Cept The Truth

Earl Greyhound
Oye Vaya

Green Day
Know Your Enemy

Megadeth
Peace Sells

Metalkpretty
Wake Up! Wake Up!

Ministry & Co-Conspirators
Keys To The City (Chicago Blackhawks Theme Song)

MxPx
Kids In America

Nickelback
Burn It To The Ground

Papa Roach
Into The Light

Priestess
Raccoon Eyes

Rancid
The Bravest Kids

Scorpions
Rock You Like A Hurricane

Thousand Foot Krutch
Fire It Up

FIFA 10

For the latest edition of the most influential global soundtrack in the world today, EA SPORTS FIFA 10 brings together genre-spanning tracks from 39 different artists representing more than 25 nations, including England, Spain, Germany, Sweden, Mexico, Brazil, Norway, New Zealand, Israel, USA and Nigeria.

The complete in-game soundtrack for FIFA 10:

ARTIST
SONG
COUNTRY

Adiam Dymott
Miss You
Sweden

Afrobots
Favela Rock
Brazil

Alex Metric
Head Straight
England

Auletta
Meine Stadt
Germany

Balkan Beat Box feat. Tomer Yosef and Saz
Ramallah-Tel Aviv
Israel

BLK JKS
Lakeside
South Africa

Bomba Estéreo
Fuego
Mexico

The BPA feat. Ashley Beedle
Should I Stay Or Should I Blow
England

Buraka Som Sistema feat. Pongolove
Kalemba (Wegue – Wegue)
Portugal

CasioKids
Fot I Hose
Norway

Children Collide
Skeleton Dance
Australia

Crookers feat. The Very Best, Two Fingers & Marina Gasolina
Birthday Bash
Italy

Cut Off Your Hands
Happy As Can Be
New Zealand

Dananananaykroyd
Black Wax
Scotland

Datarock
Give It Up
Norway

Fabri Fibra
Donna Famosa
Italy

Fidel Nadal
International Love
Argentina

Los Fabulosos Cadillacs
La Luz Del Ritmo
Argentina

Macaco
Hacen Falta Dos
Spain

Major Lazer
Hold The Line
USA

Marcio Local
Soul Do Samba
Brazil

Matt & Kim
Daylight (Troublemaker Remix feat. De La Soul)
USA

Metric
Gold Guns Girls
Canada

Mexican Institute Of Sound
Alocatel
Mexico

Nneka
Kangpe
Nigeria

Passion Pit
Moth’s Wings
USA

Peter Bjorn And John
Nothing To Worry About
Sweden

Pint Shot Riot
Not Thinking Straight
England

Playing For Change
War / No More Trouble
WORLD

Rocky Dawuni
Download The Revolution
Ghana

Röyksopp
It’s What I Want
Norway

Soshy
Dorothy
France

The Answering Machine
It’s Over! It’s Over! It’s Over!
England

The Enemy UK
Be Somebody
England

The Temper Trap
Science of Fear
Australia

Tommy Sparks
She’s Got Me Dancing
England

The Whitest Boy Alive
1517
Germany

Wyclef Jean
MVP Kompa
Haiti

Zap Mama
Vibrations
Belgium

For more information and previews of EA SPORTS franchise soundtracks, please visit http://www.ea.com/music.

EA SPORTS™ is the leading interactive sports software brand in the world, with top-selling titles and franchises including Madden NFL Football, FIFA Soccer, NHL® hockey, NBA LIVE basketball, NCAA® Football and Tiger Woods PGA TOUR®.

About Electronic Arts

Electronic Arts Inc. (EA), headquartered in Redwood City, California, is a leading global interactive entertainment software company. Founded in 1982, the Company develops, publishes, and distributes interactive software worldwide for video game systems, personal computers, wireless devices and the Internet. Electronic Arts markets its products under four brand names: EA SPORTSTM, EATM, EA MobileTM and POGOTM. In fiscal 2009, EA posted GAAP net revenue of $4.2 billion and had 31 titles that sold more than one million copies. EA’s homepage and online game site is www.ea.com. More information about EA’s products and full text of press releases can be found on the Internet at http://info.ea.com.