Press Release
FIFA 12 Soundtrack Revealed
Roster Features Kasabian, Chase & Status, The Vaccines, The Ting Tings, CSS, Grouplove, The Strokes and Foster The People

GUILDFORD, UK. – September 12, 2011 – Electronic Arts Inc. 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.

Every year, EA’s FIFA franchise brings together an unprecedented mix of genre-spanning music gathered from around the globe to represent each country and its passion for the game. 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. 

“Our belief is that FIFA soundtracks must always be more than just a collection of songs,” said Steve Schnur, Worldwide Executive of Music and Marketing at EA. “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.”

Chosen “Best Console Game” last month at Gamescom, and winner of the prestigious E3 Game Critics award for “Best Sports Game” at E3 2011, FIFA 12 will be in stores on September 27 in North America and September 30 worldwide. Fans who purchase EA SPORTS Season Ticket will get full-game digital access to FIFA 12 three days in advance of launch.* A full playable demo of FIFA 12 will be available on Sept. 13 for the PlayStation®3 computer entertainment system at the PLAYSTATION Store, for the Xbox 360® videogame and entertainment system by Xbox Live Gold Members from Xbox Live Marketplace, and for PC at www.orgin.com.

The complete in-game soundtrack for FIFA 12 includes:

Alex Metric & Steve Angello Open Your Eyes England/Sweden
All Mankind Break The Spell Australia
Architecture In Helsinki Escapee Australia
Bloco Bleque / Gabriel O Pensador So Tem Jogador Brazil
Chase & Status No Problem England
Crystal Castles / Robert Smith Not In Love Canada/England
CSS Hits Me Like A Rock Brazil
Cut Copy Where I'm Going Australia
Digitalism Circles Germany
DJ Raff Latino & Proud Chile
El Guincho Bombay (Fresh Touch Dub Mix) Spain
Empresarios Sabor Tropical USA
Foster The People Call It What You Want USA
Glasvegas The World Is Yours Scotland
Graffiti6 Stare Into The Sun England
Grouplove Colours (Captain Cutz Remix) USA
Japanese Popstars Let Go England
Kasabian Switchblade Smiles England
La Vida Boheme El Buen Salvaje Venezuela
Little Dragon NightLight England
Macaco Una Sola Voz Spain
Marteria / Yasha Verstrahlt Germany
Monarchy The Phoenix Alive (Kris Menace Remix) England
Pint Shot Riot Twisted Soul England
Portugal. The Man Got It All (This Can’t Be Living Now) USA
Rock Mafia The Big Bang USA
Spank Rock Energy USA
The Chain Gang Of 1974 Hold On USA
The Hives Thousand Answers Sweden
The Medics City Holland
The Naked & Famous Punching In A Dream New Zealand
The Strokes Machu Picchu USA
The Ting Tings Hands England
The Vaccines Wreckin' Bar (Ra Ra Ra) England
Thievery Corporation Stargazer England
Tittsworth & Alvin Risk / Maluca La Campana USA/Portugal
TV On The Radio Will Do USA
Tying Tiffany Drownin' Italy

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