NEWS - Thursday, July 1, 2004
EA Announces Madden 2005 SoundtrackGamers will get to hip, hop, and rock on while playing the upcoming Madden NFL 2005 as Electronic Arts announced the soundtrack to the latest iteration of the Madden football series. The soundtrack includes more than 20 songs running the spectrum from MTV and Billboard hits to relatively obscure upcoming artists. Among the list of songs, a big draw will be as-yet unreleased single "American Idiot" by Green Day from their upcoming album of the same name. Other top features will be new singles from Will.I.Am of the Black Eyed Peas, The Hives, Hoobastank, and New Found Glory, as well as D.J. Z Trips exclusive rematch of The D.O.Cs "Its Funky Enough" vs. Earshots "Wait." The full list of tracks is: Wylde Bunch - Last Day of School New Found Glory - This Disaster Earshot - Wait Hoobastank - Same Direction Ozomatli - Saturday Night Jazze Pha - Da Heavy Hittas Strata - Piece By Piece Yung Wun - Yung Wun Anthem Z-Trip feat. Soup of J5 - Listen to the DJ The D.O.C. vs. Earshot - The Madden Re-Match Will.I.Am - Go! Hazen Street - Fool the World Midtown - Give It Up Alter Bridge - Open Your Eyes Green Day - American Idiot JR Ewing - Time to Get Dirty The Hives - Two-Timing Touch and Broken Bones Mooney Suzuki - Alive and Amplified Chevelle - The Clincher Faith No More - From out of Nowhere (Throwback Track Powered by Rhino) Franz Ferdinand - Take Me Out Madden NFL 2005 will hit stores for Xbox, PlayStation 2, GameCube, and Game Boy Advance on August 12. PC and PlayStation versions will be available in September.