London, July 2007 - It’s time to dig out your oversized baggy jeans, start wearing your cap on the side and get an undercut, because the‘90s are making a comeback!
Sony Computer Entertainment Europe is pleased to announce what we’ve all been waiting for: the full line up of artists and tracks, to feature in the upcoming release of SingStar®‘90s. It was the decade that brought us Friends, Seinfeld and Hypercolour T-Shirts, now the‘90s are back and in your living room at last, with SingStar‘90s due for release exclusively on PlayStation®2 this August.
Featuring the who’s who of 90s music icons such as MC Hammer, Sir Mix-A-Lot, REM and the Spice Girls, SingStar‘90s will have you and your mates longing to wear Bum Bags all over again.
Nothing screams‘90s quite like The Cranberries’ Zombie and Billy Ray Cyrus’ Achey Breaky Heart and nothing will get you as pumped as everybody’s party favourite– Love Shack from the B-52’s.
Complete with original videos, the line up captures the true essence of what it was like to live in the‘90s, with 30 legendary tracks from an array of genres including classic indie rock, pop and rap.
Maybe you like to sing solo or maybe you like to battle it out with a group of friends, either way SingStar‘90s has something to offer the most discerning singer. It’s all about releasing your inner SingStar, so grab yourself a microphone and start singing!
With technology that recognises your pitch, tone and rhythm, SingStar scores you depending on how well you perform. The better you sing, the more points you’ll be awarded.
So, whether you’re an Entertainer, the Comedian, a total Diva, the Shy performer or a lovesick Crooner, SingStar‘90s has something to offer everyone– after all, inside everyone there’s a SingStar!
This excellent track list includes the following 30 songs;
BILLY RAY CYRUS
Achey Breaky Heart
CRASH TEST DUMMIES
MMM MMM MMM MMM
I Touch Myself
U Can't Touch This
Movin' On Up
NEW KIDS ON THE BLOCK
Step By Step
NICK CAVE&KYLIE MINOGUE
Where the Wild Roses Grow
Only want to be with You
I Want You
Kiss From A Rose
SIR MIX A LOT
Baby Got Back
TECHNOTRONIC FEAT. FELLY
Pump Up The Jam
Friday I'm In Love
WET WET WET
Love Is All Around
For more information about SingStar‘90s go to www.singstargame.com
Notes to Editors
More information about the SingStar franchise:
o The original SingStar® was launched in May/June 2004 exclusively on PlayStationâ2 to public and critical acclaim, entering the charts at number one in most of Europe’s biggest countries.
o 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.
o 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.
o SingStar®‘80s launched at Christmas 2005 and featured a tracklist 100% dedicated to the best music of the‘80s, with licensed tracks and videos from artists such as Duran Duran, Culture Club, Wham, Blondie, The Cure, offering a real treat for all SingStar fans, and serving as an essential Christmas party accessory!
o SingStar® Rocks! launched in April/May 2006 and is packed with attitude, capturing the ultimate balance of exciting new rock acts e.g; The Killers; Razorlight, and Kasabian plus a few alternative rock gems and a good sprinkling of‘dad rock’.
o SingStar® Legends released in November 2006 and features an impressive line-up of past and present music icons, including John Lennon, Aretha Franklin, David Bowie, U2, Madonna and the Jackson 5.
o SingStar® Pop Hits launched in April 2007 with a tracklist dedicated to the biggest names in pop. With thirty huge pop tracks from award winning artists including Jennifer Lopez, Scissor Sisters, Nelly Furtado and Fall Out Boy, Pop Hits is an essential buy for any pop music lover.
o The SingStar® franchise has been a huge hit internationally selling over 7 million units across the PAL region - SingStar is now a house-hold name in over 67 different countries. With the top rock, pop and party tracks from the world’s biggest artists, SingStar offers fans a diverse and eclectic mix of dance floor classics for any occasion with over 7 great titles to chose from.
o Critical to this commercial success has been the strong commitment to localisation ensuring that our consumers can enjoy SingStar® in their own language and sing the songs that are heard on radio stations across the world. To date, SingStar® has been localised in the following languages:
French, German, Italian, Spanish, Portuguese, Dutch, Norwegian, Swedish, Danish, Finnish, Polish and Croatian.
About Sony Computer Entertainment Europe Ltd.
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Since the launch of PLAYSTATION 3 in Europe on 23 March 2007 and the end of March 2007 over 1.6 million units have been shipped across the SCEE territories, over 5.5 million globally. Between its European debut on 24th November 2000 and the end of March 2007, over 44 million PlayStation 2 consoles have been shipped across the SCEE territories, over 117 million worldwide, making it one of the most successful consumer electronic products in history. Between its European debut on 1st September 2005 and the end of March 2007, over 8 million PSP systems have been shipped across the SCEE territories, with over 25 million shipped worldwide since its Japanese launch in December 2004.
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