Seattle, WA - October 10th, 2011 - Following the critically acclaimed soundtrack for Forza Motorsport 3, ASCAP award-winning composer and producer Lance Hayes (aka DJDM) returns to provide custom music for Forza Motorsport 4 developed by Turn 10 Studios of Microsoft Game Studios. Lance Hayes' original soundtrack for Forza Motorsport 3 was hailed as one of the best electronic albums of 2010 by G4 TV. Created exclusively for the Xbox 360, Forza Motorsport 4 is scheduled for release on 11th October, 2011.
Working closely with Turn 10 Studios, the creators of the Forza Motorsport franchise, Lance Hayes crafted definitive musical statements to complement the new look and feel of Forza Motorsport 4. The new soundtrack features a broad range of music styles and overall chill demeanor encompassing primarily electronica, ambient and downtempo with forays into ambient breaks, illbient and acid jazz.
Audio Director Nick Wiswell: "The music of Lance Hayes is an integral component of the UI of Forza Motorsport 4, as it was in Forza Motorsport 3. The menus in Forza Motorsport 4 are vast and many players will spend hours in them setting up tuning options or creating liveries; Lance has provided 15 songs to make this experience as enjoyable and varied as possible for the player. He also produced 4 tracks for the in-game race soundtrack which are very different in tempo, scope and feel, showing the breadth of his compositional skills."
Composer Lance Hayes: "I was honored to be brought back to work on an expanded soundtrack creating over 100 minutes of music for the UI as well as the in-game experience. The score has an increased cinematic feel as well as incorporating many of the styles (downtempo, electronic, ambient) that made the Forza 3 OST a fan favorite."
The highest-rated racing franchise of this generation returns. Unrivaled in its innovation and quality, Forza Motorsport 4 pushes the racing genre forward, delivering the most stunning graphics ever seen on the Xbox 360 platform, radical experiences only possible with Kinect, groundbreaking social features through Xbox LIVE and a landslide of new content, cars and new ways to play. Launching this October exclusively on Xbox 360, Forza Motorsport 4 is an entirely new automotive experience. For more information visit