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Platform(s): PlayStation 3, Xbox 360
Genre: Racing
Publisher: EA Sports

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'Nascar 08' (PS2/PS3/X360) Soundtrack Revealed

by Rainier on July 20, 2007 @ 6:26 a.m. PDT

As the new rookie driver on the circuit, develop your racing skills to gain licenses and contracts from hungry owners and unlock legendary top performing cars from the biggest NASCAR stars. Gain new experiences as you race the NASCAR Nextel Cup Series, NASCAR Busch Series, and NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series, then modify your car’s handling to fit your driving style.

Take the wheel and drive your way to the NASCAR NEXTEL Cup Series championship in the most realistic NASCAR racing game yet. As the new rookie driver on the circuit, develop your racing skills to gain licenses and contracts from hungry owners and unlock legendary top performing cars from NASCAR's biggest stars. Gain new experiences during every race then modify your car's handling with over 40 tuning options to truly master every track. Share your setups with NASCAR's gaming community, then challenge the field in live races with up to 16 players online. Experience tomorrow's racing today in NASCAR 08.

The soundtrack reflects NASCAR's growing and diverse fan base, speaking to both its country roots and surging urban enthusiasts. The NASCAR 08 soundtrack features the exclusive debut of Long Haul, from the forthcoming album by legendary country superstars Brooks & Dunn, as well as the pounding tracks Loud and Radio from the acclaimed new album by multi-Platinum pair Big & Rich. Hard rock supergroup Velvet Revolver takes racing intensity to the wall with the single She Builds Quick Machines, while hot new Australian band Airbourne - also featured in Madden NFL 08 - challenges all competition with Stand Up For Rock 'N' Roll.

"NASCAR 08 puts gamers behind the wheel with a soundtrack that puts the pedal to the floor," said Steve Schnur, Worldwide Executive of Music and Marketing at EA. "Today's NASCAR has 75 million of the most brand-loyal fans in all of sports, and any music mix must be a real reflection of true NASCAR culture. It's more than country. It's bigger than rock. This soundtrack is 100% cars 'n' guitars adrenaline that will blow gamers' doors off."

Rising country music star, Jason Aldean will be performing Monday night, July 23 at the invite-only EA SPORTS NASCAR 08 Launch Party in New York City. Amongst other songs, Jason will perform Johnny Cash, his recent hit single that is featured in the NASCAR 08 soundtrack.

The complete in-game soundtrack for NASCAR 08 includes:

ARTIST SONG ALBUM Airbourne Stand Up For Rock 'N' Roll Runnin' Wild Big & Rich Loud Between Raising...and Amazing Grace Big & Rich Radio Between Raising...and Amazing Grace Black Rebel Motorcycle Club Need Some Air Baby 81 Blackberry Smoke Up In Smoke   Brooks & Dunn Long Haul   Bucky Covington Empty Handed Bucky Covington   Crossin Dixon Stomp Crossin Dixon Halfway To Hazard Country 'Til The Day We Die Halfway To Hazard Jason Aldean Johnny Cash relentless Palmerston Addicted To This Palmerston Velvet Revolver She Builds Quick Machines Libertad

NASCAR 08, rated E (Everyone), delivers the most robust NASCAR console racing experience in franchise history. This 10th edition of the official NASCAR racing video game features two-time NASCAR NEXTEL Cup Series champion and driver of the No. 20 Home Depot Chevrolet Tony Stewart on the cover and makes its franchise debut on next generation systems including the PS3, and Xbox 360.

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