While we’ve been lamenting the fact that EA nixed the EA Trax from their past few football games, they’ve thankfully kept the feature in both the NHL and FIFA series. It makes sense, as hockey and soccer fans tend to have more refined tastes than meathead American football fans (*takes a sip of a tea*). The good news is that FIFA 14 will mark yet another year of licensed tracks with one of the most impressive line-ups yet.
The soundtrack is refreshingly laden with indie tracks, featuring cuts from Grouplove, Guards, Block Party, Crystal Fighters, Dan Croll, The Chain Gang of 1974 and more. Foals offers the impressive “Trophy Wife” remix of “My Number,” while CHVRCHES has a mostly unknown track from their upcoming album. There are a few non-indie bands with Nine Inch Nails making an appearance, but that’s few and far between. As FIFA is a multicultural game, it’s just further proof that other cultures have better taste in music (*takes another sip of tea*)
Here’s a full list: