Go behind the scenes on Lollipop Chainsaw’s soundtrack

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When gamers speak passionately about their favourite titles from yesteryear you’ll often hear them mention how memorable a game’s soundtrack was. There’s no denying that many titles wouldn’t be half as good without the iconic music and gifted composers who helped define them. Would Final Fantasy VII and Silent Hill 2 have made such an impression on gamers’ psyches without Nobuo Uematsu or Akira Yamaoka composing the score? Somehow I doubt it.

Speaking of Akira Yamaoka, a behind the scenes video for Lollipop Chainsaw was recently released that takes a look at how Yamaoka and Jimmy Urine (lead singer of the band Mindless Self Indulgence) approached the challenge of composing the music for this upcoming zombie action title.

Take a look below:

Aside from the original soundtrack created by these two men there will also be a number of licensed music in Lollipop Chainsaw. Here’s the full list, courtesy of Siliconera:

  • Lollipop – The Chordettes

  • Pac Man Fever – Buckner & Garcia

  • Rock ‘N’ Roll (Will Take You To The Mountain) – Skrillex

  • The Way of the Fist – Five Finger Death Punch

  • Stop Reading, Start Doing Pushups – Destroy Rebuild Until God Comes

  • Riot Rhythm – Sleigh Bells

  • Turtle Crazy – Toy Dolls

  • 1,000 Cigarettes – MSTRKRFT

  • Heroes Of Our Time – Dragonforce

  • Nemesis – Arch Enemy

  • Needled 24/7 – Children of Bodom

  • Mickey – Toni Basil

  • You Spin Me Round (Like A Record) – Dead or Alive

  • Empire State Human – The Human League

  • Cherry Bomb – Joan Jett and the Blackhearts

  • Speed – Atari Teenage Riot

Lollipop Chainsaw will be released for PS3 and Xbox 360 on June 12th in the US and June 15th in European territories.

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