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Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas Double CD and 8 CD Box Soundtrack 


11-21-04
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(Press release) Rockstar Games, the world-renowned publishing label of Take-Two Interactive Software, Inc. (NASDAQ: TTWO), and Interscope Records, a part of Universal Music Group, proudly announce the release of a double CD soundtrack as well as an 8 CD box set soundtrack to the highly-anticipated videogame Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas, the next installment in the best-selling Grand Theft Auto franchise. The double-disc set is scheduled for release on November 23rd, 2004; the 8-CD box set is due out December 7th, 2004.

As a bonus, the official soundtrack double CD will feature a separate stand-alone DVD containing 'The Introduction', the cinematic prologue to Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas. 'The Introduction' tells the full story of the events leading up to CJs return to San Andreas. Why was he forced to come back? What is he leaving behind and what is he really walking into? This exclusive prequel is not available anywhere else and has been crafted with the highest production standards Rockstar is famous for. Look for some familiar faces making a surprise return.

With the game set in the early 1990's, the Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas soundtrack will feature a large variety of tracks spanning the FM radio dial of the West Coast during this particularly influential period in American music and culture. The double CD will feature a mix of select tracks from Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas' many in-game radio stations while each album of the 8 CD box set will replicate a music station from the game featuring a broader selection of tracks ranging from contemporary west coast and classic east coast hip-hop, funk, rare groove, new jack swing and contemporary soul, alternative rock, classic rock, reggae and country. 

In-game radio stations have become one of the signature aspects of the Grand Theft Auto franchise, delivering a realistic radio experience by allowing players to tune the radio station in the huge selection of vehicles in the game to any station they like, complete with hours of satirical commercials and DJ banter that cleverly parodies a wide mix of radio formats. The radio stations in Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas will feature the most staggering selection of music ever assembled for a video game with over one-hundred and fifty tracks from artists including James Brown, Willie Nelson, 2 Pac, and Rage Against the Machine plus many, many more that encompass a great deal of the radio spectrum of the early 90's The double CD also includes as a bonus track an exclusive cover of the Nine Inch Nails early 90s industrial staple "Head Like A Hole" by Northern Californian punk band AFI, who formed in 1991. The track has been recorded by AFI specifically for the Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas soundtrack album and as a tribute to this unique era in music. 

The complete track listing for the double CD is as follows:

CD 1
1. The Theme From San Andreas
2. Rage Against The Machine - Killing In The Name
3. 2 Pac - I Don't Give A ----
4. James Brown - The Payback
5. Ronnie Hudson - West Coast Poplock
6. Guy - Groove Me
7. Eddie Money - Two Tickets To Paradise 
8. Cypress Hill - How I Could Just Kill A Man
9. The Maytals - Pressure Drop
10. Slick Rick - Children's Story
11. Rick James - Cold Blooded
12. Raze - Break 4 Love

CD 2
1. Ohio Players - Funky Worm
2. Heart - Barracuda
3. Compton's Most Wanted - Hood Took Me Under 
4. Lyn Collins - Think About It
5. Public Enemy - Rebel Without A Pause
6. Faith No More - Midlife Crisis
7. Bell Biv Devoe - Poison 
8. Max Romeo & The Upsetters - Chase The Devil
9. Eric B & Rakim - I Know You Got Soul
10. Willie Nelson - Crazy

Bonus Track:
11. AFI - Head Like A Hole

The complete track listing for the 8-CD box set is as follows:
 
CD1 - Bounce FM
1. Bounce FM Intro
2. Kool & The Gang - Hollywood Swingin'
3. Rick James - Cold Blooded
4. The Gap Band - You Dropped A Bomb On Me
5. Cameo - Candy 
6. Ronnie Hudson - West Coast Poplock
7. You're On Bounce FM
8. Zapp - I Can Make You Dance
9. Dazz Band - Let It Whip
10. Roy Ayers - Running Away
11. Ohio Players - Funky Worm
12. Maze - Twilight
13. That Was Bounce FM
14. Glory Hole Theme Park: Fun With Strangers
15. Eris Pump Up Shoes

CD2 - Radio Los Santos / Playback FM
1. Playback FM Intro
2. Public Enemy - Rebel Without A Pause
3. Brand Nubian - Brand Nubian
4. Slick Rick - Children's Story
5. You're On Playback FM
6. Eric B. & Rakim - I Know You Got Soul
7. Rob Base & DJ EZ Rock - It Takes Two
8. That Was Playback FM
9. Kid Frost - La Raza
10. The D.O.C. - It's Funky Enough
11. Da Lench Mob - Guerillas In Tha Mist
12. Compton's Most Wanted - Hood Took Me Under
13. Cypress Hill - How I Could Just Kill A Man
14. 2 Pac - I Don't Give A ----
15. Ice Diamonds
16. Commando Pest Eradication
 
CD3 - Mastersounds 98.3 
1. Mastersounds 98.3 Intro
2. James Brown - The Payback
3. The Chakachas - Jungle Fever
4. Lyn Collins - Think About It
5. Bobby Byrd - I Know You Got Soul
6. Charles Wright - Express Yourself
7. Maceo & The Macks - Cross The Tracks (We Better Go Back)
8. You're On Mastersounds 98.3
9. Sir Joe Quarterman & Free Soul - (I Got) So Much Trouble In My Mind
10. The J.B.'s - Grunt
11. Harlem Underground Band - Smokin' Cheeba Cheeba
12. James Brown - Funky President
13. Booker T & The MG's - Green Onions
14. That Was Mastersounds 98.3
15. Cluckin' Bell 
16. Zebra Bar: Fun To Try
 
CD4 - K-ROSE
1. K-Rose Intro
2. Willie Nelson - Crazy
3. Hank Williams - Hey Good Lookin'
4. Conway Twitty & Loretta Lynn - Louisiana Woman, Mississippi Man
5. Statler Brothers - Bed of Roses
6. You're On K-Rose
7. Jerry Reed - Amos Moses
8. Eddie Rabbit - I Love A Rainy Night
9. Whitey Shafer - All My Ex's Live In Texas
10. Ed Bruce - Mammas Don't Let Your Babies Grow Up To Be Cowboys
11.Merle Haggard - Always Wanting You
12. Patsy Cline - Three Cigarettes In The Ashtray
13. That Was K-Rose
14. Logger
15. Starfish Resort And Casino
 
CD5 - CSR 103:9
1. CSR 103:9 Intro
2. Guy - Groove Me
3. Today - I Got The Feeling
4. Bobby Brown - Don't Be Cruel
5. En Vogue - My Lovin' (Never Gonna Get It)
6. Wrecks-N-Effect - New Jack Swing
7. Boyz II Men - Motownphilly
8. You're On CSR 103:9
9. Bell Biv DeVoe - Poison 
10. Samuelle - So You Like What You See
11. SWV - I'm So Into You
12. Aaron Hall - Don't Be Afraid
13. Ralph Tresvant - Sensitivity
14. That Was CSR 103:9
15. Renegade Cologne
16. The Epsilon Program: Covet
 
CD6 - K-JAH West
1. K-Jah Intro
2. Max Romeo & The Upsetters - Chase The Devil
3. Barrington Levy - Here I Come
4. Black Uhuru - Great Train Robbery
5. Blood Sisters - Ring My Bell
6. Toots & The Maytals - Funky Kingston
7. Augustus Pablo - King Tubby Meets The Rockers Uptown
8. You're On K-Jah
9. Pliers - Bam Bam
10. Dillinger - Cocaine in My Brain
11. Black Harmony - Don't Let It go To Your Head
12. Reggie Stepper - Drum Pan Sound
13. The Maytals - Pressure Drop
14. That Was K-Jah
15. Sooth Cough Medicine
16. Wrestling On Weazel
 
CD7 - K-DST 
1. K-DST Intro
2. Heart - Barracuda
3. Kiss - Strutter
4. Boston - Smokin'
5. Grand Funk Railroad - Some Kind of Wonderful
6. Joe Cocker - Woman To Woman
7. Humble Pie - Get Down To It
8. You're On K-Dst
9. America- A Horse With No Name
10. The Who - Eminence Front
11. Lynyrd Skynyrd - Free Bird
12. Eddie Money - Two Tickets To Paradise
13. Rod Stewart - Young Turks
14. That Was K-DST
15. Midlife Crisis Center
16. San Andreas Telephone: New Father
 
CD8 - Radio X
1. Radio X Intro
2. Soundgarden - Rusty Cage
3. Helmet - Unsung 
4. Faith No More - Midlife Crisis
5. Stone Temple Pilots - Plush
6. Rage Against The Machine - Killing In The Name
7. You're On Radio X
8. Living Colour - Cult Of Personality
9. Danzig - Mother
10. Depeche Mode - Personal Jesus
11. Jane's Addiction - Been Caught Stealing
12. L7 - Pretend We're Dead
13. That Was Radio X
14. My Five Uncles
15. Exsorbeo Handheld Gaming System

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