Rock Band Wii gets Moving Pictures tracks

By Stephany Nunneley, Tuesday, 10 February 2009 23:00 GMT


Harmonix announced today that seven new tracks from Rush will be made available from the Rock Band Music Store for Wii.

Master recordings from the band’s 1981 Moving Pictures album include: Limelight, Red Barchetta, The Camera Eye, Tom Sawyer, YYZ, Witch Hunt and Vital Signs.

They’ll arrive February 10 and run you $2.00 (200 Will Points) each.

Press release after the jump.

Cambridge, Mass. – February 9, 2009 – Harmonix and MTV Games announced today the addition of seven new tracks from progressive rock band Rush to the Rock Band® Music Store catalog of downloadable content for Wii™ home videogame console from Nintendo.

The lineup features master recordings from Rush’s most successful album, Moving Pictures (1981), including “Tom Sawyer,” “Red Barchetta,” “YYZ” and “Limelight.” Other tracks include “The Camera Eye,” “Witch Hunt” and “Vital Signs.”

This week’s offering comes from the Rock Band® Music Store catalog of downloadable content already released to owners of Xbox 360™ video game and entertainment system from Microsoft and PLAYSTATION® 3 computer entertainment system. Wii fans can expect a rollout of the previously released downloadable content until the entire back catalogue of more than 550 songs is available. In addition, the regularly scheduled future DLC releases for Xbox 360 and PLAYSTATION 3 system will also be available for Rock Band 2 Wii owners soon.

Release Date: Tuesday, February 10, 2009

Rush “Tom Sawyer”
Rush “Red Barchetta”
Rush “YYZ’”
Rush “Limelight”
Rush “The Camera Eye”
Rush “Witch Hunt”
Rush “Vital Signs”

(All tracks are original master recordings)

Price: $2.00 (200 Wii Points) per track

Location: In-game Rock Band 2 Music Store (Wii Points must be purchased
through the Wii™ Shop Channel)

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