Beatles videogame error rewrites songs
A programming error in the Beatles: Rock Band, the videogame which enables gamers to play along with the music of their heroes, has resulted in changes to millions of music CDs — fans shelling out GBP9.99 for a newly released re-master of Rubber Soul will in fact be listening not to Paul McCartney and John Lennon’s voices but the out-of-tune shoutings of Roy Christie and Steve Forbes, two middle-aged gaming enthusiasts from Norwich.
The mistake was noticed by the record company but the album was released anyway, on the grounds that Beatles fans will buy anything. Several times.Click to send this story to a friend
Posted: Sep 14th, 2009 by Zadok
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