Mafia III has an impressive 60s soundtrack

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2K has unveiled a massive soundtrack list for its 1960s set title Mafia III, with songs such as “Paint it, Black” by the Rolling Stone and “Ring of Fire” by Johnny Cash featuring in the game.

In total, the game will have over 100 tracks iconic of the era, as the game is set in the open-world of New Bordeaux in 1968. Here’s a list of some the tracks you’ll be jamming along to:

  • The Rolling Stones: “Paint it, Black,” “Sympathy for the Devil” and more;
  • Creedence Clearwater Revival: “Bad Moon Rising,” “Fortunate Son” and more;
  • Sam and Dave: “Soul Man” and “Hold on, I’m Comin’”;
  • Steppenwolf: “Born To Be Wild” and ”Desperation”;
  • Aretha Franklin: “Respect” and ”Chain of Fools”;
  • Jefferson Airplane: “Somebody To Love” and “White Rabbit”;
  • Sam Cooke: “Wonderful World,” “Bring it on Home to Me” and more;
  • The Temptations: “Ain’t Too Proud to Beg” and ”I Wish It Would Rain”;
  • Cream: “White Room”;
  • Johnny Cash: “Ring Of Fire” and “Folsom Prison Blues (Live)”;
  • The Beach Boys: “Help Me, Rhonda” and “Wouldn’t it be Nice”.

A complete list of tracks can be found here.

The studio head and creative director of development studio Hanger 13, Haden Blackman had this to say about the game’s soundtrack:

The 1960s marked some of the best years for artistic expression. From rhythm and blues to the transformative progression of rock and roll, it is critical for us to represent this era accurately and authentically in Mafia III. This soundtrack immerses players into a golden age of music that includes some of the greatest and most beloved artists and music of all time.

The full title launches on October 7th for Xbox One.

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