SingStar Vol. 2 – karaoke pop, indie, grunge, hip hop and more

Unleashing 30 new tracks for the divas, crooners and rockers of the world, SingStar Vol. 2 arrives on PlayStation (PS3) this June. Featuring a new Harmony Duet Mode, SingStar Vol. 2 is the ultimate singing experience on PS3.

As with the first SingStar on PS3, SingStar Vol. 2 gives players instant access to SingStore, the ever-expanding online download store where extra tracks can be purchased, allowing players to add to their collection of songs and create their own SingStar playlists to suit their party mood. There are currently over 300 tracks in SingStore costing AU$2.45 per track. Make sure you’re part of My SingStar Online, the next-generation community where players can share their performances with the world after capturing them with a PlayStation Eye or EyeToy camera.

The SingStar Vol. 2 blu-ray disc includes the following 30 tracks:

  • Aerosmith – Dude Looks Like a Lady
  • Blur – Country House
  • Bobby Brown – My Perogative
  • Eminem – Without Me
  • George Michael – Freedom ’90
  • Gorillaz – Dare
  • Gossip – Standing in the Way of Control
  • Hot Chocolate – You Sexy Thing
  • Kaiser Chiefs – Ruby
  • Kool and the Gang – Celebration
  • The Lovin’ Spoonful – Summer in the City
  • Maximo Park – Our Velocity
  • Morrisey – Suedehead
  • Nirvanna – Lithium
  • Panic! At The Disco – But It’s Better If You Do
  • Paul McCartney & the Frog Chorus – We All Stand Together
  • Pulp – Common People
  • Radiohead – Street Spirit (Fade Out)
  • Shakespears Sister – Stay
  • Spandau Ballet – True
  • The Cure – Pictures of You
  • The Killers – When You Were Young
  • The Libertines – Can’t Stand Me Now
  • The Mamas and The Papas – California Dreamin’
  • The Offspring – Pretty Fly (For A White Guy)The Police – Don’t Stand So Close To Me
  • The Proclaimers – I’m Gonna Be (500 Miles)
  • Tom Jones with Mousse T – Sexbomb
  • Tone Loc – Funky Cold Medina
  • Young MC – Bust A Move

Singstar Vol. 2 also features a harmony duet mode: a new way of playing that allows two players to sing different lines to a song at the same time, showing off their harmonising skills. This is really your chance to showcase your talent and adds a new dimension to the SingStar experience! Special tracks have been included to showcase this new mode such as Kool and the Gang: Celebration, the Paul McCartney & the Frog Chorus: We all Stand Together and The Mamas & The Papas: California Dreamin’.

As if that wasn’t enough, SingStar Vol. 2 also includes Remote Play functionalities with PSP (PlayStationPortable). Using PSP and a wireless Internet connection, players will be able to access various areas of the game such as:

  • SingStore: browse, select and download new songs, from SingStore remotely. This is really your chance to get your favourite party tracklist ready before you’re heading back home!
  • My SingStar Online: browse and participate in all areas, rate media, leave comments, take part in polls, etc.). You can now continue to be part of the SingStar community on the go: share and show off hilarious and killer performances to your friends and family!

Price and availability

Singstar Vol. 2 is set for release June 19, 2008. The game and SingStar Microphones are $109.95 RRP. while the game only is $59.95. The rating of the game is PG.

Source: Sony