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The official FIFA 18 soundtrack has been made available for digital download through iTunes Music and Spotify. You can listen to the soundtrack right now… in fact, you can listen to it right here… all 40 songs from an eclectic smorgasbord of artists from around the world.
Check out the full playlist below.
As noted in the press release, the FIFA 18 soundtrack represents music from artists spanning from all over the globe, coming from the likes of over 12 different countries.
The music includes tunes from artists such as alt-J, Lorde, Junkie XL, Baloji, Bad Sounds, Avelino, Cut Copy, Django Django, IDER, Kimbra, Off Bloom, Sir Sly, and tons more. In fact, you can check out the full artist and song list below.
|Avelino||Energy feat. Skepta and Stormzy|
|Cut Copy||Standing In The Middle Of The Field (Radio Edit)|
|Django Django||Tic Tac Toe|
|Kimbra||Top Of The World|
|Mura Masa||helpline feat. Tom Tripp|
|Off Bloom||Falcon Eye|
|Oliver||Heart Attack feat. De La Soul|
|Outsider||Miol Mor Mara|
|Perfume Genius||Slip Away|
|Phantoms||Throw It In The Fire|
|Portugal. The Man||Live In The Moment|
|RAC||Beautiful Game feat. St. Lucia|
|Residente||Dagombas en Tamale|
|Rex Orange County||Never Enough|
|Run The Jewels||Mean Demeanor|
|Sneakbo feat. Giggs||Active|
|Sofi Tukker||Best Friend feat. NERVO, The Knocks, and Alisa UENO (FIFA Edit)|
|Superorganism||Something For Your M.I.N.D.|
|Témé Tan||Ça Va Pas La Tête?|
|The Amazons||Stay With Me|
|The National||The System Only Dreams In Total Darkness|
|The War On Drugs||Holding On|
|Tom Grennan||Found What I’ve Been Looking For|
|Vessels||Deflect The Light feat. The Flaming Lips|
|Washed Out||Get Lost|
No matter what you think about EA Sports or the FIFA franchise, the music selection for each annual outing has usually been a spectacular splash of serialized creativity, giving gamers an easel of auricular diversity that spans various genres and regional music tastes. I would be lying if I said that I didn’t at least find some of the songs interesting, and I do admit that some of the FIFA soundtracks have broadened the horizons of my own typically unremitting musical tastes.
Nevertheless, it’s not all about popular music and catchy tunes plucked from the billboard charts from around the globe. EA has also contracted composers to score an original cinematic palette of tunes for the Frostbite-powered story mode called “The Journey: Alex Hunter Returns”.
They didn’t stop there, though.
EA Sports also took things a step further by allowing gamers to customize their team with special Ultimate Team kits based on some of the artists on the soundtrack. Unfortunately, these custom kits are reserved for those who pre-ordered FIFA 18. You’ll receive kits based on Capital Cities, Glass Animals, Catfish and the Bottlemen, Bloc Party, Grouplove, Saint Motel, Zhu and Lemaitre.
I’m sure most gamers have no idea who the heck those people are, and maybe most football/futeball/soccer fans might be just as clueless.