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The likes of Panic! At The Disco, Coheed and Cambria, and Daughtry are coming together to produce an eclectic mix of music inspired by the Caped Crusader. We're sure that Batman: Arkham City will continue the cool in-game atmospheric music that was so successful last time around, but a second musical project beyond the soundtrack promises to be quite different. Batman: Arkham City -- The Album is a brand new selection of 12 musical tracks by some current big musical artists. Each of the songs on the album is inspired by Batman in one way or another. The album will release on October 4th, in advance of the October 18th release of Batman: Arkham City. The collector's edition of the game will include a full download code for the album, including one extra track. “I write in a very conceptual format with the stories that surround Coheed and Cambria, but Batman has a much larger, defined history and rules that go along with it," said Coheed and Cambria's Claudio Sanchez regarding the band's song on the album. " My goal was to find universal themes from Batman’s existing history to help give the lyrics legs and dimension so that the song could live within that world.” Check out the full track list:1. Panic! At The Disco - Mercenary2. Coheed and Cambria - Deranged3. The Duke Spirit - Creature4. Black Rebel Motorcycle Club - Shadow On The Run5. Blaqk Audio - Afterdark6. The Raveonettes - Oh, Stranger7. ††† (Crosses) - The Years8. The Damned Things - Trophy Widow9. Daughtry - Drown In You10. The Boxer Rebellion - Losing You11. Serj Tankian - Total Paranoia In addition, the collector's edition version will include:12. A Place to Bury Strangers - In The ShadowWhat do you think of this development? Cool way to expand on the universe and mythology of a great game? Or cheap cash in? Let us know in the comments below.
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Won't have to worry about buying it cause I already got the collectors edition in my sights. I live and breathe Batman AC and ACR. Viva la Awesome!!!
Panic! at the *insert inappropriate word here*
It's a shame. There might have been some decent stuff here otherwise but you can't help but feel it to be a cash in.
I dont know any of these bands. I really want anything Arkham City, but between the actual game, NBA 2k12, and Assassins Creed Revelations, I dont know if Ill be able to afford this
So does this album come with the CE of Arkham City? I hope it does...
Sej Tankian from system of a down! SWEET!
they should have done a techno version of the Danny Elfman batman theme song
The Damned Things! Good band.
It´s amazing i really hope that would be a incredible mix of great music
Coheed and Cambria AND Serj Tankian? Yes please.
I can't wait!
...And this, children, is why I pre-ordered the collctor's edition.
Wow. That's a pretty impressive list of artists. Also, I did not see Serj Tankian coming. Thought his solo album was pretty good, but I never expected him to be doing work on a videogame. I can't wait to give the soundtrack a listen!
Even if they didnt have this i was going to get this but man Rocksteady sure knows how to make their fans/customers happy!