Sony Computer Entertainment Europe is pleased to confirm that the following acts are all to appear on the latest edition of the SingStar series, SingStar Rocks!, available exclusively to PlayStation2 and set for release in Spring '06.
Bloc Party - Banquet
Blur - Song 2
Bowling for Soup - 1985
Coldplay - Speed Of Sound
Deep Purple - Smoke on the water
Franz Ferdinand - Do You Want To
Gwen Stefani - What Are You Waiting For?
Hard Fi - Hard To Beat
Hole - Celebrity Skin
Jet - Are You Gonna Be My Girl
Kasabian - Club Foot
Keane - Everybodys Changing
Kings of Leon - The Bucket
KT Tunstall - Black horse and the Cherry Tree
Maximo Park - Apply Some Pressure
Nirvana - Come As You Are
Queen - Don't Stop Me Now
Queens of the Stone Age - Go With the Flow
Razorlight - Somewhere Else
Snow Patrol - Run
Stereophonics - Dakota
The Bravery - An Honest Mistake
The Cardigans - My Favourite Game
The Hives - Hate To Say I Told You So
The Killers - Somebody Told Me
The Offspring - Self-Esteem
The Rolling Stones - Paint It, Black
The Scorpions - Wind of Change
The Undertones - Teenage Kicks
Thin Lizzy - The Boys are Back In Town
Complete with the original videos, SingStar Rocks! captures the spirit and energy of the very best gigs - and gives you the chance to experience what it's like to be the headline act.
So if you think you have the attitude and the style to front some of the world's most credible live bands, then SingStar Rocks! will have you performing the ultimate gig line-up wherever you and your PlayStation 2 happen to be.
Whether it's post pub, a summer's night or a whole weekend session - get your mates together, line up the mics, turn down the lights and prepare to act the Rock Star with SingStar Rocks! Coming soon, to a venue very near you.
For further information please contact:
Jennie Kong ([email protected])
Tel: 020 7911 8176 Fax: 020 7734 4926
Sony Computer Entertainment UK Ltd
Notes to Editors
More information about the SingStar franchise:
SingStar Rocks! is a sophisticated singing-based game for PlayStation 2 console that uses software and specially designed microphones to judge your pitch, tone and rhythm to give you a score. It features a diverse range of tracks from the rock genre that will appeal to a wide audience of rock fans, from teens to classic rockers.
SingStar Rocks! will be released as a standalone software pack and bundled with x2 SingStar Microphones and USB Converter.
The original 'SingStar' was launched in May/June 2004 exclusively on PlayStation 2 to public and critical acclaim, entering the charts at number one in most of Europe's biggest countries.
SingStar Party, the follow-up, was launched pre-Christmas 2004-and included not only another great line-up of international artists, but also further 'party' and multi-player features, such as duets.
SingStar Pop followed in the Spring of 2005 introducing yet more original features and options including rap scoring and medleys, plus 30 of the biggest and best hits of the last three years.
SingStar '80s arrived in time for the 2005 festive season, offering a real treat for all SingStar fans, and serving as an essential Christmas party accessory!
In all, the SingStar series has sold 3.6 million copies to date*
Sell-in numbers as of end of December 2005 across PAL territories.
About Sony Computer Entertainment Europe Ltd.
Sony Computer Entertainment Europe (SCEE), based in London, is responsible for the distribution, sales and marketing of PS one, PlayStation2 and PSPTM (PlayStationPortable) hardware in 104 territories across Europe, the Middle East, Africa and Oceania.. SCEE also develops, publishes, markets and distributes games software for the three formats, and manages the third party licensing programmes for these formats in the PAL territories. At the end of September 2005, over 40 million PS one consoles had been shipped across these PAL territories, over 102 million worldwide. Between its European debut on 24 November 2000 and 29 November 2005, over 37 million PlayStation2 consoles have been shipped across the PAL territories, over 100 million worldwide, making it one of the most successful consumer electronic products in history. Between the launch of PSPTM in Japan in December 2004 and 21 October 2005, over 10 million PSPTM systems have been shipped worldwide.
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