Forthcoming Rock Band Update Will Add Latin Music

By Kenneth Richardson

July 23, 2010

The newly announced track pack for the popular music game Rock Band will bring add Latin music to the song library. This is a first for the game and it will allow it to appeal to a broader demographic of gamers. The contribution if from Latin musical superstar Juanes who was described as such:

Hailed by Rolling Stone as “[One of] the world’s biggest rock stars” and described by the Los Angeles Times as “the single most important figure of the past decade in Latin music,” Juanes has become the world’s leading all-Spanish language music artist in terms of both critical respect and global commercial success. Both an electrifying guitarist and gifted songwriter, the Colombian rockstar is often mentioned alongside artists such as Bono and Bruce Springsteen for his belief in the possibility of social change through music.

That being said, the track pack will consist of 6 songs:

•    Juanes – “A Dios le Pido”
•    Juanes – “Fíjate Bien”
•    Juanes – “Gotas de Agua Dulce”
•    Juanes – “La Camisa Negra”
•    Juanes – “Mala Gente”
•    Juanes – “Yerbatero”

The songs will be available on the Xbox 360, PS3 and Wii versions of the game and will be called “Juanes Pack01”, though it should be noted that the songs must be purchased individually on the Wii. Look for these songs via the Rock Band Platform on July 27.

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Kenneth Richardson

Kenneth is a Graphics and Game Design student who's worked as an author for since June of 2010. His favorite gaming genres are Fighting, Role Playing and Sadistic Action games like Ninja Gaiden and Bayonetta. In addition to gaming, he is also strongly interested in music, fashion, art, culture, literature, education, religion, cuisine, photography, architecture, philosophy, film, dance, and most forms of creative expression.

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