Rock Band gets indie with The Fratellis DLC

By Stephany Nunneley, Friday, 6 February 2009 20:17 GMT


Harmonix announced today that Scottish indie rockers The Fratellis are heading to the Rock Band music store with Creepin Up the Backstairs, Flathead, and Henrietta – all from 2006 debut album Costello Music.

Not sure what the cost will be, but most likely the usual 180 MS Points each and 440 points for the track pack on Xbox 360, and the usual prices for PS3 version as well.

You can expect these tracks to land February 10 and 11 for XBL and PSN respectively.

Press release after the jump.

Cambridge, Mass. – February 6, 2009 – Harmonix and MTV Games announced today that Scottish alternative rock band The Fratellis will make its Rock Band debut with the addition of three tracks to the Rock Band® Music Store catalog of downloadable content.

The 3-pack setlist includes “Creepin Up the Backstairs,” “Flathead,” and “Henrietta,” all featured on the band’s 2006 debut album Costello Music. The Glasgow-based indie rock trio has garnered several awards including the 2007 BRIT Award for Best British Breakthrough Act.

Release Date: Tuesday, February 10, 2009 (Xbox LIVE Marketplace for Xbox 360®)
Thursday, February 12, 2009 (PlayStation®Store)

** Dates for Rock Band game tracks are tentative and subject to change **

The Fratellis “Creepin Up the Backstairs”
The Fratellis “Flathead”
The Fratellis “Henrietta”

(All tracks are original master recordings)

Locations: Xbox LIVE Marketplace for the Xbox 360

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