SingStore update coming

First update in April brings 17 new English songs and a bevy of European ones to the PlayStation 3.

The last two days have been good to SingStar fans. Yesterday Sony announced that a new PlayStation 3 game is coming, SingStar Volume 2, which will add a new Harmony Duet mode and revamped interface. Today the company revealed details of its scheduled bimonthly update to the SingStore, which will make 45 new songs available to purchase online by tomorrow.

The new tunes arriving on April 18 include tracks from Placebo, Duran Duran, Maximo Park, and Natasha Bedingfield, along with many European-language songs from France, Germany, the Netherlands, Denmark, Italy, Spain, and Portugal.

When karaoke game SingStar PS3 was originally announced, Sony played up the possibilities of the SingStore, which was meant to let wannabe pop stars browse a huge database of songs and buy them for as little as 99p ($2).

However, it launched with 44 songs, with a mere 18 songs added in December and January. The end of January saw an almost-apology from SingStar studios and a promise of more regular updates, which was followed by 74 new songs in February and 67 in March.

The full list of tracks coming on April 18 is as follows:

English

GANGgajang--"Sounds of Then (This Is Australia)"
Placebo--"Every You Every Me"
Corinne Bailey Rae--"I'd Like To"
Dover--"Serenade"
The Gift--"Ok! Do You Want Something Simple?"
The Gift--"Question of Love"
Jackie Wilson--"Reet Petite"
The Pipettes--"Pull Shapes"
The Magic Numbers--"Forever Lost"
Billy Ocean--"Caribbean Queen (No More Love on the Run)"
Roy Orbison--"Crying"
Duran Duran--"Ordinary World"
Maximo Park--"Girls Who Play Guitars"
Natasha Bedingfield--"These Words"
Billy Joel--"Piano Man"
Billy Joel--"It's Still Rock and Roll to Me"
Bic Runga--"Sway"

Danish

Johnny Deluxe Ft. Anna Nordell--"Drommer Jeg?"
Rasmus Nohr--"Sommer I Europa"
Swan Lee--"I Don't Mind"
TV-2--"De Forste Kaerester Pa Manen"
Johnny Deluxe--"Drenge Som Mig"

Dutch

Koos Alberts--"Zijn Het Je Ogen"
Erik Mesie--"Zonder Jou"
Frank Noeijen--"Kronenburg Park"
De Kast--"Morgen Wordt Het Beter"
Benny Neyma--"Vrijgezel"

French

Tetes Raide--"Fragile"

German

Maya Saban and Cosmo Klein--"Das Alles Andert Nichts Daran"
MIA--"Zirkus"
2raumwohnung--"Besser Geht's Nicht"
Pohlmann--"Wenn Jetzt Sommer War"

Italian

Subsonica--"Tutti I Miei Sbagli"
Subsonica--"Nuova Ossessione"
Simone Cristicchi--"Vorrei Cantare Come Biagio"

Portuguese

The Gift--"Facil de Entender"
Mesa c Rui Reininho--"Luz Vaga"
Los Hermanos--"Anna Julia"

Spanish

Extremoduro--"So Payaso"
Joaquin Sabina--"El Blues De Lo Que Pasa En Mi Escalera"
Seguridad Social--"Quiero Tener Tu Presencia"
La Oreja de Van Gogh--"Dulce Locura"
Alejandro Sanz--"Y, si fuera ella"
Edurne--"Amores Dormidos"
Miguel Bose--"Morenamia"

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5 comments
razgriz_101
razgriz_101

pretty fun when drunk otherwise i wouldnt play singstar.A few rock/heavy metal songs wouldnt go a miss. what bout death metal or metalcore that would be pretty amusing for me.

02sfraser
02sfraser

i dont like pop music haha. ach well maybe they will release a rock singstar with its own store....

justfei
justfei

lol guitar hero solo

monkeyd_93
monkeyd_93

i was wondering what how the singstore went. maybe they should do a guitar hero with microphone and call it guitar hero solo. lol