L.A. Noire getting two downloadable soundtrack albums

Rockstar is giving L.A. Noire audiophiles two ways to enjoy the game's 1940s musical stylings. The publisher has announced it will be releasing a pair of downloadable soundtracks featuring L.A. Noire's orchestral score, as well as a remixed selection of classic period songs composed by modern day DJs and producers.

Labeled 'L.A. Noire Official Soundtrack' and 'L.A. Noire: Remixed,' both albums will be available on iTunes, and offer varying takes on the game's jazzy themes.

The Official Soundtrack (recorded in London's famous Abbey Road Studios, no less) includes L.A. Noire's original score as composed by Andrew Hale, whose resume includes jamming with the bands Sade and Sweetback, and laying tracks for the film adaptation of Scott Pilgrim vs The World. The album will also showcase music from Red Dead Redemption composer Woody Jackson, and over 30 select songs from jazz legends like Ella Fitzgerald, Louis Armstrong and Dizzy Gillespie.

Changing eras, Rockstar has partnered with Verve Records for L.A. Noire: Remixed; a collection of six remixed Jazz classics from notable artists including Dave Steik, DJ Premier and Truth & Soul. 

Both albums are set to arrive along with the game on May 17th.

[Source: Rockstar Games]

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  • DarkTone - May 9, 2011 5:43 p.m.

  • GrandMoffBubbles - May 9, 2011 5:46 p.m.

    Cool! I actually have a Verve//Remixed CD and the Dinah Washington track "Is you or is you ain't my Baby" is awesome. I hope its on the DLC playlist.
  • shadowreaper72 - May 9, 2011 5:59 p.m.

    I dont like classical music in any way or form so no.
  • shadowreaper72 - May 9, 2011 6 p.m.

    Very excited about this game however. :)
  • SpikroddNG - May 9, 2011 7:55 p.m.

    @shadowreaper72, it's not classical, it's 30s, 40s jazz. Plus you're gonna be hearing it all throughout the game, so if you don't like the music, it's gonna bug you throughout. I'm a bit disappointed that they missed getting Amon Tobin for the remixed album. I think that'd be the perfect opportunity to have him in it. Nevertheless, the originals are very strong and great pieces on their own, so kudos to Rockstar for having a great taste in music. :)
  • narddog - May 9, 2011 9:42 p.m.

    Day one purchases. Could L.A Noire get any better?

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