We all love FIFA, but could you imagine panning through the menus in silence? Over the years their have been some absolute bangers to sing to your mates after you stick another one in the back of the net, from Cobrastyle by Teddybears (FIFA 06) to Club Foot by Kasabian (FIFA 13). The tunes are back this year and they don’t disappoint. alt-J, Lorde, Mura Masa and ODESZA are just some of the big names taking you through FIFA 18, and you can expect to have these tracks stuck in your head after day one. Kick-back, relax and enjoy.
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Dangerous by The xx is taken from their latest number one album I See You. The track is a throwback to Jamie xx’s solo days, with the trumpet fanfare getting you pumped up for next match. The British trio are now one of the biggest bands in the world, headlining festivals around Europe this past summer.
Listen to more of The xx on their YouTube page.
Long-time FIFA fans will remember Fuego by Bomba Estereo from FIFA 10. The feel-good tune from the Colombian group is the perfect song to come on when you pause to review that wonderful strike that went in off the crossbar, as you dance around the living room in celebration.
Listen to more of Bomba Estereo on their YouTube page.
Grime has exploded over the past two years thanks to Stormzy and Skepta, and the British rappers feature on Avelino’s Energy to give FIFA 18 some grit. Are you ripping your opponent to shreds? Every time you put another one past them, reciting one of the raps will wind them up big time.
Listen to more of Avelino on his YouTube page.
One you will recognise is Found What I’ve Been Looking For by Tom Grennan. The 20-year-old featured on Chase & Status’s All Goes Wrong, which brought him to the limelight, and the Brit made the BBC’s Sound of 2017 longlist. Just suffered last-minute heartbreak, this is the song for you.
Listen to more of Tom Grennan on his YouTube page.
Best Friend by Sofi Tukker featuring NERVO, The Knocks and Alisa Ueno feels like a classic FIFA tune already. Trumpets and a strong bass is the perfect competitions, and as you make your way through Alex Hunter’s Journey, the American group’s track will make you tap your foot all the way to glory.
Listen to more of Sofi Tukker on their YouTube page.
Special Edition Artist Ultimate Team Kits
Any Ultimate Team players from FIFA 17 will remember the swanky kits you could use, which were designed by the artists on the soundtrack. It’s the same this year, with strips from Capital Cities, Glass Animals, Catfish and the Bottlemen, Bloc Party, Grouplove, Saint Motel, Zhu and Lemaitre. These kits are only available to those who pre-order FIFA 18.
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Complete FIFA 18 Soundtrack
|Avelino||Energy feat. Skepta and Stormzy||United Kingdom|
|Bad Sounds||Wages||United Kingdom|
|BØRNS||Faded Heart||United States|
|Cut Copy||Standing In The Middle Of The Field (Radio Edit)||Australia|
|Django Django||Tic Tac Toe||United Kingdom|
|IDER||King Ruby||United Kingdom|
|Kimbra||Top Of The World||New Zealand|
|Mondo Cozmo||Automatic||United States|
|Mura Masa||helpline feat. Tom Tripp||Guernsey|
|ODESZA||La Ciudad||United States|
|Off Bloom||Falcon Eye||Denmark|
|Oliver||Heart Attack feat. De La Soul||Canada/United States|
|Outsider||Miol Mor Mara||Republic of Ireland|
|Perfume Genius||Slip Away||United States|
|Phantoms||Throw It In The Fire||United States|
|Portugal. The Man||Live In The Moment||United States|
|RAC||Beautiful Game feat. St. Lucia||Portugal/United States|
|Residente||Dagombas en Tamale||Puerto Rico|
|Rex Orange County||Never Enough||United Kingdom|
|Run The Jewels||Mean Demeanor||United States|
|Sir Sly||&Run||United States|
|Slowdive||Star Roving||United Kingdom|
|Sneakbo feat. Giggs||Active||United Kingdom|
|Sofi Tukker||Best Friend|
feat. NERVO, The Knocks, and Alisa UENO
|Superorganism||Something For Your M.I.N.D.||United Kingdom|
|Témé Tan||Ça Va Pas La Tête?||Belgium|
|The Amazons||Stay With Me||United Kingdom|
|The National||The System Only Dreams In Total Darkness||United States|
|The War On Drugs||Holding On||United States|
|The xx||Dangerous||United Kingdom|
|Tom Grennan||Found What I’ve Been Looking For||United Kingdom|
|Vessels||Deflect The Light feat. The Flaming Lips||United Kingdom|
|Washed Out||Get Lost||United States|
Full Soundtrack Videos
Deadcrush by alt-J
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Wages by Bad Sounds
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Faded Heart by BØRNS
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Standing In The Middle Of the Field (Radio Edit) by Cut Copy
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King Ruby by IDER
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Supercut by Lorde
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Automatic by Mondo Cozmo
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La Ciudad by ODESZA
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Falcon Eye by Off Bloom
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Heart Attack by Olivier feat. De La Soul
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Slip Away by Perfume Genius
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Live In The Moment by Portugal. The Man
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Beautiful Game by RAC feat. St. Lucia
Listen to more of RAC on his YouTube page.
Dagombas en Tamale by Residente
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&Run by Sir Sly
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Star Roving by Slowdive
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Something For Your M.I.N.D. by Superorganism
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Jungle by Tash Sultana
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Ça Va Pas La Tête? by Teme Tan
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Stay With Me by The Amazons
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The System Only Dreams In Total Darkness by The National
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Holding On by The War On Drugs
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Sisyphus by Toothless
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Deflect The Light by Vessels feat. The Flaming Lips
Listen to more of Vessels on their YouTube page.
Get Lost by Washed Out
Listen to more of Washed Out on their YouTube page.
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