More L.A. Noire Soundtrack & Street Crimes Info

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A double-whammy of news. Firstly, Rockstar has released more information on the L.A. Noire Soundtrack. Rockstar has just launched L.A. Noire's official Soundtrack page featuring all-new information on the making of the in-game score as well as original vocal recordings and licensed classics that you'll hear in the game.

Presenting new details and audio released from the L.A Noire Official Soundtrack (pictured left). Right: Two of the legendary jazz artists whose songs you'll hear in the game, and hear remixed on the L.A. Noire Remixed EP, Ella Fitzgerald (top) and Dinah Washington (bottom).

The page also includes audio of special Soundtrack selections including "Hard Bop Chase" and the "Theme to L.A. Noire" as composed by Sade bandmember Andrew Hale, and "(I Always Kill) The Things I Love" sung by Claudia Brucken of Propaganda, produced and written by Stephen Coates and The Real Tuesday Weld.

And last but not least, you can listen to the entire L.A. Noire Verve Remixed Project EP, featuring six jazz classics from the game's soundtrack re-interpreted by some of today's most acclaimed DJs, producers and remixers. The future meets the past in this EP spin-off of the Official Soundtrack release as gems from jazz legends like Billie Holiday, Ella Fitzgerald, and Lionel Hampton get remixed by modern greats like Dave Sitek (of TV on the Radio), DJ Premier (of Gang Starr, and as heard on the Grand Theft Auto IV soundtrack) and Truth and Soul (El Michels Affair, and as heard on the Grand Theft Auto: Chinatown Wars soundtrack).

Both the Official Soundtrack, and Verve Remix Project, will be available at all major digital outlets next Tuesday, May 17th to commemorate the official release of L.A. Noire.

Visit for all the info, audio and more!

Next up, check out the street crimes you'll be solving outside the main story of L.A. Noire:

Two women describe their encounter with a pervert to Detective Phelps in "Camera Obscura", one of many street crimes you'll encounter while exploring the city in L.A. Noire.

In addition to all of the desk cases you'll tackle as Cole Phelps as part of the main story of L.A. Noire, you'll also have the opportunity to bring wayward miscreants to justice and protect and serve the city of Los Angeles by solving Street Crimes. Pay attention to your police radio as you're driving around the city of L.A., requests for help will be broadcast to your squad car, and an icon will appear on your map. More and more Street Crimes will become unlocked as you progress through the game, solving them all will earn you 'The Long Arm of the Law' Achievement/Trophy.

Check out new screens from just a few of the incidents you'll encounter on the streets of Los Angeles below, which can also be seen in high definition at the official L.A. Noire site Screenshots section.

A pair of novice criminals attempt to pull off a jewelry store heist in "Amateur Hour."

Chase down the armed suspects responsible for shooting this patrol officer in the "Cop Killer Shot" case.

Phelps and Bekowsky encounter a man on the sidewalk that been robbed of everything - even his footwear - in the "Shoo-Shoo Bandits" Street Crimes case.

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