EA Games have signed Paul Oakenfold, the hyper DJ/remixer/producer/music untouchable, to an exclusive deal to provide games for some of their forthcoming titles.
Steve Schnur, Worldwide Executive of Music and Audio at Electronic Arts is very excited about it, “We see this as a landmark agreement that will set the standard for partnerships between artists and games developers”
The initial fruits of this first-of-its-kind deal have already emerged. Oakenfold will act as music supervisor for GoldenEye: Rogue Agent, composing an original score for it; has written the EA SPORTS Football theme, due to debut in FIFA Football 2005; and will contribute towards Total Club Manager. Beyond these details, the terms of the deal are not yet known.