Rockstar Games has just announced L.A. Noire: Remixed and the L.A. Noire Official Soundtrack. L.A. Noire: Remixed is the result of a partnership with Rockstar Games and Verve Records that provides a modern take on music found throughout the world of L.A. Noire. This unique EP is a collection of six jazz standards re-interpreted by some of today’s most-acclaimed DJs, producers and remixers, including Dave Sitek, DJ Premier and Truth & Soul. What ya’ll know about that Dizzy Gillespie or that Ella Fitzgerald?
In addition to the remix project, the L.A. Noire Official Soundtrack was inspired by the sweeping orchestral scores of the great films of the 1940s. This all-original score was recorded in London’s legendary Abbey Road Studios and composed by Andrew Hale, whose credits include Scott Pilgrim vs. the World and The Getaway. The soundtrack also features modern takes on the classic torch songs of the period produced and written by Stephen Coates (The Real Tuesday Weld) with guest vocals by Claudia Brucken (Propaganda) and additional music composed by Woody Jackson, winner of multiple awards for his work with Bill Elm on the original score of Rockstar Games’ Red Dead Redemption.
The music of L.A. Noire plays a critical role in the game, as musical cues help notify players where additional clues can be found, or when a crime scene has been completely scoured for evidence. Players will also hear over 32 classic jazz tracks through the world in L.A. Noire, including such greats as Billie Holiday, Dizzy Gillespie, Ella Fitzgerald, Louis Armstrong and Thelonious Monk.
L.A. Noire: Remixed and the L.A. Noire Official Soundtrack will also be available for purchase on iTunes on May 17.
L.A. Noire: Remixed Tracklist
1. Ella Fitzgerald & Louis Jordan – “Stone Cold Dead in the Market” (Ticklah remix)
2. Lionel Hampton & His Orchestra – “Hey-Ba-Ba-Re-Bop” (Midnight Sun remix)
3. Dinah Washington – “A Slick Chick (On the Mellow Side)” (Maximum Balloon remix)
4. Louis Jordan – “Ain’t Nobody Here But Us Chickens” (DJ Premier remix)
5. Gene Krupa – “Sing Sing Sing” (Truth & Soul Remix)
6. Billie Holiday – “That Ol’ Devil Called Love” (Moodymann remix)