Rocksmith DLC 7/24 – Soul Hits

This week’s Rocksmith DLC might actually motivate you to plug in your microphone outside of snagging that achievement!

The theme of today’s Rocksmith DLC is all about Motown, and as we revealed last week the song choices are outstanding.

First up we have the Otis Redding’s “(Sittin’ On) The Dock of the Bay” from his similarly named album released in 1968. A defining track of his career which according to Wikipedia, has received more than eight million airplays and has been covered by over 20 different artists! Next up is The Temptation’s “My Girl” off their album The Temptations Sing Smokey. Honestly if you haven’t heard this song before I really don’t know what to say… Did you not see this movie? Have you never listened to an oldies radio station? GET OFF MY LAWN!!! *ahem* but I digress, this is a song that is ranked #88 on Rolling Stone’s “500 Greatest Songs of All Time.” Finally to round off the pack we have Marvin Gaye’s “What’s Going On” off his 1971 similarly named album. While not too complex in terms of guitar work the real magic will be unleashed once the bass content is released in September.

Soul Hits #1 (Singles)

Each song will be available for individual purchase only for $2.99 on the Playstation Network and for 240 Microsoft Points on Xbox Live.

Thanks to @elisoncrz for the preview videos!

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July 31, 2012 11:28 am

Does anybody know what the hint is today?

July 27, 2012 8:02 am

Awesome song pack

July 24, 2012 8:40 am

As disappointed as I am that the third song isn't "Stand by Me" as was predicted, I have to say that the song we actually got is just as incredible. Gotta love Marvin Gaye.