Bob Marley’s Legend Album Comes to Rock Band

Bob Marley and The Wailers are coming to Rock Band, yeah mon. Harmonix and MTV Games have announced that the epic Bob Marley and The Wailers album, Legend, will be added next week to the Rock Band Music Store of down-loadable content for the Xbox 360, PlayStation 3 and Wii. Reggae fans will be besides themselves as one of the most influential musicians in history comes to the epic Rock Band.

“My father was interested in bringing reggae music to the entire world,” said Ziggy Marley, “and now that his music is coming to Rock Band, as the first reggae artist in the game, we are excited to open the doors to reggae music to a whole new group of young people.”

“We are thrilled to have ‘Get Up, Stand Up’ in Rock Band 3 and to offer the other incredible tracks from Bob Marley’s Legend album for download on the Rock Bandplatform,” said Paul DeGooyer, senior vice president of electronic games, music and programming for MTV Networks. “We can’t think of a better way for Rock Band to help a new generation of fans discover reggae than through his important, pioneering and infectious music.”

Legend, which was released in 1984, is the best selling reggae album of all time, selling 25 million albums in the United States alone, an additional 2.8 million in the United Kingdom and features 14 of the bands greatest hits.

Available on Xbox 360, Wii and PlayStation 3 system (Sept. 21):
· “Is This Love” +
· “No Woman No Cry” +
· “Could You Be Loved”
· “Three Little Birds” +
· “Buffalo Soldier”
· “Stir It Up”
· “One Love/People Get Ready”
· “I Shot the Sheriff”
· “Waiting in Vain” +
· “Redemption Song”
· “Satisfy My Soul” +
· “Exodus”
· “Jamming”

These tracks will be available for purchase as individual tracks, as well as “Legend (Album)” on Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 system and as individual tracks on Wii. Tracks marked with “+” will also be available for download in the family-friendly LEGO Rock Band Music Store. The price for these monster hits are:

$1.99 USD, £.99 UK, €1.49 EU (160 Microsoft Points) per song
$2.00 USD (200 Wii Points) per song
$19.99, £9.99 UK, €14.99 EU (1600 Microsoft Points for Xbox 360) for Legend (Album)

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Josh Wright

Josh resides in VA and enjoys spending time with his wife Lena, two wonderful kids Peyton and Bailey, and their puppy Marley. He moonlights as an Xbox Ambassador and someday hopes to rule the galaxy. Favorite Games: Mega Man, Tecmo Bowl, Call of Duty 4 Modern Warfare

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