List of songs in Lego Rock Band

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Lego Rock Band is a 2009 music video game developed by Harmonix and Traveller's Tales, and published by MTV Games and Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment. The game, the fourth major console release in the Rock Band series, was released in November 2009 for the Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Wii, and Nintendo DS. Lego Rock Band allows one to four players to simulate the playing of rock music by providing the players with peripherals modeled after musical instruments. These include a guitar peripheral for lead guitar and bass gameplay, a drum kit peripheral, and a microphone.

Lego Rock Band's soundtrack has been selected to be "suitable for younger audiences".[1] All songs available in Lego Rock Band are compatible with previous entries in the Rock Band series and until 2014, could be exported to these games for $9.99 along with the use of a unique code included on a paper insert included in the game case.[2][3][4]

Announcement[edit]

When Lego Rock Band was officially announced on 21 April 2009, only five songs were confirmed to be included: "Song 2" by Blur, "Kung Fu Fighting" by Carl Douglas, "The Final Countdown" by Europe, "Girls & Boys" by Good Charlotte, and "So What" by Pink.[1] Wired published leaked information from "a highly-placed source close to Harmonix" on 31 August, which included the names of thirteen songs which would be included in Lego Rock Band.[5] Additional songs were officially announced closer to the game's release date, including "The Passenger" by Iggy Pop and "Let's Dance" by David Bowie.[6] The full setlist was revealed on 12 October.[7]

Main setlist[edit]

The Nintendo DS version of the game features a 25-song subset of the 45 songs in the console versions as listed below.[2]

Tier Title Artist Year Genre Nintendo DS
setlist
4. Rock Star "A-Punk" Vampire Weekend 2008 Rock Yes
5. Super Star "Accidentally in Love" Counting Crows 2004 Rock Yes
2. Making Headlines "Aliens Exist" Blink-182 1999 Punk No
5. Super Star "Breakout" Foo Fighters 1999 Alternative No
2. Making Headlines "Check Yes Juliet" We the Kings 2007 Emo Yes
1. First Steps "Crash" The Primitives 1988 Pop/Rock Yes
6. Mega Star "Crocodile Rock" Elton John 1973 Classic Rock No
7. Out Of This World "Dig" Incubus 2006 Alternative No
3. Rising Star "Dreaming of You" The Coral 2002 Indie Rock No
7. Out Of This World "Every Little Thing She Does Is Magic" The Police 1981 Pop/Rock No
4. Rock Star "The Final Countdown" Europe 1986 Metal Yes
7. Out Of This World "Fire" Jimi Hendrix ExperienceThe Jimi Hendrix Experience 1967 Classic Rock No
1. First Steps "Free Fallin'" Tom Petty 1989 Classic Rock Yes
2. Making Headlines "Ghostbusters" Ray Parker Jr. 1984 Other Yes
5. Super Star "Girls & Boys" Good Charlotte 2002 Pop/Rock Yes
1. First Steps "Grace" Supergrass 2002 Alternative Yes
7. Out Of This World "I Want You Back" Jackson 5 1969 Pop/Rock Yes
2. Making Headlines "In Too Deep" Sum 41 2001 Punk Yes
6. Mega Star "Kung Fu Fighting" Carl Douglas 1974 Pop/Rock Yes
2. Making Headlines "Let's Dance" David Bowie 1983 Glam Yes
7. Out Of This World "Life Is a Highway" Rascal Flatts 2006 Country Yes
7. Out Of This World "Make Me Smile (Come Up and See Me)" Steve Harley & Cockney Rebel 1975 Rock No
2. Making Headlines "Monster" The Automatic 2006 Alternative Yes
6. Mega Star "Naïve" The Kooks 2006 Indie Rock No
1. First Steps "The Passenger" Iggy Pop 1977 Rock Yes
7. Out Of This World "Real Wild Child" Everlife 2007 Pop/Rock No
1. First Steps "Ride a White Swan" T. Rex 1972 Glam No
3. Rising Star "Rooftops (A Liberation Broadcast)" Lostprophets 2006 Rock No
3. Rising Star "Ruby" Kaiser Chiefs 2007 Indie Rock Yes
3. Rising Star "Short and Sweet" Spinal Tap 2009 Rock No
5. Super Star "So What" Pink 2008 Pop/Rock Yes
1. First Steps "Song 2" Blur 1997 Alternative Yes
5. Super Star "Stumble and Fall" Razorlight 2004 Rock No
6. Mega Star "Suddenly I See" KT Tunstall 2004 Rock Yes
5. Super Star "Summer of '69" Bryan Adams 1984 Rock No
4. Rock Star "Swing, Swing" The All-American Rejects 2003 Emo Yes
3. Rising Star "Thunder" Boys Like Girls 2006 Emo No
6. Mega Star "Tick Tick Boom" The Hives 2007 Punk No
6. Mega Star "Two Princes" Spin Doctors 1991 Alternative Yes
4. Rock Star "Valerie" The Zutons 2006 Pop/Rock No
4. Rock Star "Walking on Sunshine" Katrina & the Waves 1985 Pop/Rock Yes
5. Super Star "We Are the Champions" Queen 1977 Classic Rock Yes
6. Mega Star "We Will Rock You" Queen 1977 Classic Rock Yes
2. Making Headlines "Word Up!" Korn 2004 Nu-Metal No
4. Rock Star "You Give Love a Bad Name" Bon Jovi 1986 Rock No

Downloadable songs[edit]

Lego Rock Band also supports existing downloadable content from the Rock Band series, as well as songs exported from other Rock Band titles that has been "identified to be suitable for all ages", except in the Wii version; however, songs released after Rock Band 3 are not compatible with Lego Rock Band.[8][9] The Lego Rock Band Music Store only includes Rock Band songs which have been cleared for use in the game. Also, any exported content from the original Rock Band and its Track Packs deemed "Family Friendly" can be used in the game. Users do not need to be signed in to use content that was downloaded on another account, as long as it is on the same console system, thus allowing a child's account to access the filtered set of music from a parent's account library.[10]

Reception[edit]

Eurogamer reviewer Keza MacDonald called Lego Rock Band's setlist "an unusual selection ... but undeniably varied.", but was disappointed by the small number of songs.[11] Game Informer's Bryan Vore referred to the setlist as being "weak", with "several throwaway tracks you’ll forget the instant they’re over."[12] Jack DeVries, a reviewer for IGN, felt that the game has a varied setlist, but not enough songs compared to Rock Band 2 and Band Hero.[13]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment, TT Games, The Lego Group, Harmonix and MTV Games Announce Lego Rock Band" (Press release). Harmonix. 21 April 2009. Archived from the original on 22 August 2011. Retrieved 22 August 2011.
  2. ^ a b "Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment & MTV Games Announce LEGO Rock Band Full Track List" (Press release). Harmonix. 12 October 2009. Archived from the original on 18 August 2011. Retrieved 18 August 2011.
  3. ^ Sarkar, Samit (12 October 2009). "LEGO Rock Band 100% exportable, track list exposed". Destructoid. Retrieved 12 October 2009.
  4. ^ "How do I export Lego® Rock Band into Rock Band 4?". harmonixmusic.parature.com. Retrieved 2016-07-07.
  5. ^ Kohler, Chris (31 August 2009). "Rock Band News: Lego Songs Exportable, Deets on Queen, White Stripes". Wired. Condé Nast Digital. Archived from the original on 20 August 2011. Retrieved 20 August 2011.
  6. ^ Kreps, Daniel (7 October 2009). "David Bowie to "Dance" as "LEGO Rock Band" Avatar". Rolling Stone. Wenner Media. Archived from the original on 20 August 2011. Retrieved 20 August 2011.
  7. ^ Reilly, Jim (12 October 2009). "Full LEGO Rock Band Track List Revealed". IGN Entertainment. Archived from the original on 20 August 2011. Retrieved 20 August 2011.
  8. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 16 October 2009. Retrieved 13 June 2010.
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  10. ^ Mastrapa, Gus (5 November 2009). "How Lego Rock Band Can Turn Kids On to Parents' Music". Wired. Retrieved 5 November 2009.
  11. ^ MacDonald, Keza (25 November 2009). "LEGO Rock Band - Review". Eurogamer. Archived from the original on 20 August 2011. Retrieved 20 August 2011. Additional pages archived on 20 August 2011: Page 2.
  12. ^ Vore, Bryan (30 October 2009). "LEGO Rock Band: Family-Friendly Tone Works Even When Other Aspects Don't". Game Informer. GameStop. Archived from the original on 22 August 2011. Retrieved 22 August 2011.
  13. ^ DeVries, Jack (3 November 2009). "LEGO Rock Band Review". IGN Entertainment. Archived from the original on 22 August 2011. Retrieved 22 August 2011. Additional pages archived on 22 August 2011: Page 2.

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