Grand Theft Auto V Soundtrack Leaked Via PS3 Preload

GTA V soundtrack gets leaked by PS3 preorder files in Europe. Quite a few tracks you were expecting... and I bet you some you really weren't!
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All the news seems to be coming up Grand Theft Auto V this week. The ESRB released some of the… highlights…  of just how down ‘n’ dirty GTA V was getting in their rating summary for the upcoming title early this week, and now Rockstar has confirmed that Grand Theft Auto V has gone gold. 

This means that the game is now ready for release. Now, this is only to be expected since GTA V is on track for its upcoming release on September 17 for PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360. 



It’s been a little over three years since the last Grand Theft Auto title, so fans might perhaps be forgiven for a little over-excitement. Some fans who downloaded the digital pre-order through the PlayStation Store in Europe were able to access certain GTA V assets leading to leaked information and media from the game which were then blasted far and wide across the internet. 

Among them is the entire soundtrack for the GTA V. As fans of the franchise know, music has been a huge part of the gameplay ever since the release of Vice City. The tracklist spans a huge variety of music across nearly all the genres, played by the radio stations around fictional Los Santos (modeled after real life Los Angeles). 

The soundtrack leak as of right now is: 

West Coast Classics (classic hip hop)
Host: DJ Pooh

  • *2pac – Ambitionz Az A Ridah
  • *N.W.A. – Appetite For Destruction
  • *N.W.A. – Gangsta Gangsta
  • *c walk – Kurupt
  • *DJ Quik – Dollars and Sense
  • *Snoop Dogg – Gin N Juice
  • *King T – Played Like A Piano’
  • *Geto Boys – Mind Playin’ Tricks
  • *Tha Dogg Pound Ft. Mack 10 – Nothin’ But The Cavi Hit
  • *Too $hort – So You Want To Be A Gangster
  • *Snoop Dogg Dr. Dre – Still D.R.E
  • *Snoop Dogg Dr. Dre – The Next Episode
  • *Mc Enit – straight up menace
  • *The Dogg Pound – What Would You Do
  • *Kausion – What You Wanna Do (Ft. Ice Cube)
  • *Ice Cube – You Know How We Do It

Soulwax FM
Host: Soulwax

  • *Mim Suleiman – Mingi
  • *FKCLUB – The Strange Art (In Flagranti Remix)
  • *Matias Aguayo – El Sucu Tucu
  • *Joe Goddard feat. Valentina – Gabriel (Soulwax Remix)
  • *Daniel Maloso – Body Music
  • *Green Velvet & Harvard Bass – Lazer Beams
  • *Zombie Nation – Tryouts
  • *Goose – Synrise (Soulwax Remix)
  • *Tiga – Plush (Jacques Lu Cont Remix)
  • *The Hacker – Shockwave (Gesaffelstein Remix)
  • *Pulp – After You (Soulwax Remix)

Non Stop Pop FM (pop/dance)

  • *Robyn – Every Heartbeat
  • *Rihanna – Only Girl (In the World)
  • *Modjo – Lady
  • *Britney Spears – Gimme more
  • *Kelly Rowland – Work
  • *Petshop Boys – West End Girls
  • *All Saints – Pure Shores
  • *Mis-Teeq – Scandalous
  • *Moloko – Time Is Now
  • *Amerie – One Thing
  • *Fergie – Glamorous
  • *Hall And Oates – Adult Education
  • *Corona – Rhythm Of The Night
  • *Stardust – Music Sounds Better With You
  • *Jane Child – Don’t Wanna Fall In Love
  • *Wham! – Everything She Wants

Rebel Radio (Country)

  • *Ozark Mountain Daredevils – If You Wanna Get To Heaven
  • *Hank Snow – It Don’t Hurt Anymore
  • *Johnny Paycheck – It won’t be long (and I’ll be hating you)
  • *Johnny Cash – General Lee
  • *Willie Nelson – Whiskey River
  • *Jerry Reed – You Took All The Ramblin’ Out Of Me

Vinewood Boulevard Radio (alternative rock)
Hosts: Nate and Steve

  • *Sam Flax – Fire Doesn’t Burn Itself
  • *Metz – Wet Blanket
  • *Ceremony – Histerya
  • *Bass Drum of Death – Crawling After You
  • *Shark? – California Grrrls

Electronic/Chillwave/Ambient radio station:

  • *Cashmere Cat – Mirror Maru
  • *The Hics – Cold Air
  • *Inc – The Place

Everything else:

  • *Foreigner – Dirty White Boy
  • *The Cult – Rain
  • *Steve Miller Band – Rock ‘N Me
  • *Elton John – Saturday Night’s Alright for Fighting
  • *Greg Kihn Band – The Breakup Song (They Don’t Write ‘Em)
  • *Julian Lennon – Too Late for Goodbyes
  • *The Doobie Brothers – What a Fool Believes
  • *Kano – Can’t Hold Back (Your Loving)
  • *One Way – Cutie Pie
  • *Rick James – Give It to Me Baby
  • *Evelyn “Champagne” King – I’m in Love
  • *Eddie Murphy – Party All the Time
  • *Stevie Wonder – Skeletons
  • *Kleer – Tonight
  • *D Train – You’re the One for Me
  • *Bob Seger and The Silver Bullet Band – Hollywood Nights
  • *Youth Brigade – Blown Away
  • *The Germs – Lexicon Devil
  • *The Weirdos – Life of Crime
  • *Black Flag – My War
  • *Descendents – Pervert
  • *Circle Jerks – Rock House
  • *T.S.O.L. – Abolish Government/Silent Majority
  • *Suicidal Tendencies – Subliminal
  • *Fear – The Mouth Don’t Stop (The Trouble with Women IS)
  • *Kendrick Lamar – A.D.H.D
  • *YG – I’m A Real 1
  • *Kelly Rowland – Work (Freemasons Remix)
  • *The Game – Ali Bomaye (Explicit) ft. 2 Chainz, Rick Ross
  • *Hackman – Forgotten Notes
  • *Bernard Wright – Haboglabotribin’
  • *Taana Gardner – Heartbeat (Club Version)
  • *Zapp – Hearbreaker. Pt. 1, Pt. 2
  • *B.T. Express – Do It
  • *Aaron Neville – Hercules
  • *Rihanna – Only Girl (In the World)
  • *All Saints – Pure Shores
  • *Muse – Madness
  • *Ab-Soul – Illuminate (Thank you xl2onald)
  • *All Saints – Pure Shores
  • *Mis-Teeq – Scandalous
  • *Inner Circle – Bad Boys (hahaha, perfect song.)
  • *Marlena Shaw – California Soul
  • *Outkast – Elevators (Me & You)
  • *Regulate – Warren G and Nate Dogg
  • *Smokey Robinson- Cruisin
  • *B.T. Express – Do It ‘Til You’re Satisfied

Some big names, some a little more obscure, some you expected, some you definitely didn’t. This may not be the entire soundtrack yet, as it was a developing leak over the past week. 

In the meantime, Rockstar has confirmed the leak as genuine in a roundabout way by issuing the following statement:

“As you can imagine, we are deeply disappointed by leaks and spoilers being spread in advance of the game’s launch. GTAV represents years of hard work by many people across the world, and we all couldn’t be more excited to finally share it with you properly this September 17th. Please stay tuned here at the Rockstar Newswire for all announcements about GTAV between now and game release as we definitely still have more to officially reveal.”

Similarly, Sid Shuman, Social Media Manager over at Sony issued this statement about the situation: 

Regrettably, some people who downloaded the digital pre-order of Grand Theft Auto V through the PlayStation Store in Europe were able to access certain GTA V assets. These assets were posted online. We have since removed the digital pre-order file from the PlayStation Store in Europe. We sincerely apologize to Rockstar and GTA fans across the world who were exposed to the spoiler content. GTA V is one of the most highly anticipated games of the year with a very passionate following, and we’re looking forward to a historic launch on September 17.

Whoa now. While music plays an arguably large part in the enjoyment of the game, players are hardly going to vote yay or nay on that aspect alone, one would think. 

What do you think?

Do spoilers like these really wreck the enjoyment of a game? Is there really any reason for both Rockstar and Sony to make a big deal out of fans getting an idea of what kind of music they’re in for? 

Let us know in the comments!

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