DiRT 2 extreme racer reveals official soundtrack

White Lies, Queens of the Stone Age and The Qemists are amongst the stellar acts lined up to feature in DiRT2, Codemasters announced today. The soundtrack, chosen to reflect the game’s festival spirit and exhilarating off-road racing, will feature some of the biggest names in contemporary music. The 45 strong, officially licensed track list includes:

>> Queens of the Stone Age – Little Sister

>> Friendly Fires – In The Hospital

>> White Lies – To Lose My Life

>> Ladyhawke – My Delerium

>> You Me At Six – Save It For The Bedroom

>> The Qemists – Lost Weekend

The track list was revealed ahead of the game’s release.

"The DiRT 2 soundtrack features a stunning line up of original music that captures the high-energy atmosphere of the game," said Gavin Raeburn, Executive Producer, Codemasters. "From legendary bands like Queens of the Stone Age to artists like Friendly Fires, White Lies and Ladyhawke that represent the very best in new music, the varied soundtrack perfectly complements the action on the track for the ultimate event experience."

DiRT 2 is set to take racing games to a new level with thrilling new race types, striking locations, big event atmosphere and a peerless line-up of super-charged speed machines, each selected to deliver spectacular, fast paced racing.

Taking players on an exhilarating World Tour, DiRT 2 will deliver over 100 stunning events, including aggressive, multi-vehicle races and intense solo challenges, set in the most diverse and demanding real-world environments. From the muddy tracks of the Malaysian rainforest to spectator-packed stadiums in London and Los Angeles, racers will compete in contemporary off-road race disciplines covering Rallycross, Trailblazer, Raid, Landrush, and Rally.

Complete with full head-to-head competitive online play, get ready for the ultimate off-road competition when DiRT 2 launches September 8th (US), 10th (EPAC), 11th (UK) for the Xbox 360 video game and entertainment system from Microsoft, PLAYSTATION3 computer entertainment system, Wii, Nintendo DS and PSP (PlayStation Portable) system. A Games For Windows® LIVE edition will follow with support for DirectX 11