Recent GTA IV Update Removes Several Songs from the Game

The Game’s Famous Russian Radio Station Lost a Ton of Songs

Earlier this month, we reported that some of the licensed music in Grand Theft Auto IV was going to be removed due to expiring music licenses.

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A lot of the songs on GTA IV’s Russian radio station (called “Vladivostok FM”) have been removed along with several songs from the game’s rock station, “Liberty Rock Radio”.

However, new songs were added to Vladivostok FM in order to replace the removed ones. Here’s a list:

  • Aleskey Bolshoy: YA Nenavizhu Karaoke
  • Seryoga: Mon Ami (ft. Maks Lorens)
  • Delice: Goryacheye Leto
  • Seryoga: Dobav’ Skorost
  • Riffmaster: Begu (Rancho Song)
  • Riffmaster: Riffmaster Tony
  • Zhenya Fokin: Noch’ju
  • Ayvengo: Underground
  • Kievelektro: Gulyaj, Slavyane!! (ft. Alyona Vinnitskaya)
  • Ayvengo: Reprezenty
  • Seryoga: Chiki

Also, here’s a full list of all the songs that have been removed:

Vladivostok FM
Kino – “Группа крови” [Gruppa Krovi / Blood Type] (1988)
Marakesh – “Ждать” [Zhdat / To Wait] (2006)
Zveri – “Квартира” [Kvartira / The Flat] (2006)
Seryoga – “King Ring” (2005)
Splean – “Линия жизни” [Liniya Zhizni / Lifeline] (2000)
Basta – “Мама” [Mama / Mother] (2006)
Leningrad – “Никого не жалко” [Nikogo ne Zhalko / A Pity for No One] (2002)
Ranetki Girls – “О тебе” [O Tebe / About You] (2006)
Dolphin – “РЭП” [Rap] (2008)
Glukoza – “Швайне” [Schweine / Pigs in German] (2005)
Ruslana – “Wild Dances” Ukranian FM Version (2004)
Oleg Kvasha – “Зеленоглазое такси” Club Remix [Zelenoglazoe * Taksi / Green Eyed Taxi] (2007)

Liberty Rock Radio
The Smashing Pumpkins – “1979” (1995)
Stevie Nicks – “Edge of Seventeen” (1981)
Electric Light Orchestra – “Evil Woman” (1975)
David Bowie – “Fascination” (1975)
Black Sabbath – Heaven And Hell (1980)

The Journey
Terry Riley – “A Rainbow in Curved Air” (1969)
Michael Shrieve – “Communique: ‘Approach Spiral'” (1984)

San Juan Sounds
Angel y Khriz – “Ven Báilalo” (2004)
IF99 – International Funk
Gil Scott-Heron – “Home Is Where the Hatred Is” (1971)

Liberty City Hardcore
Cro-Mags – “It’s the Limit” (1985)
Leeway – “Enforcer” (1988)

K109 The Studio
Tamiko Jones – “Can’t Live Without Your Love” (1979)

The Vibe 98.8
Mtume – “C.O.D. (I’ll Deliver)” (1984)

Radio Broker
Ralph Myerz – “The Teacher” (2006)

The Beat 102.7
Fat Joe (feat. Lil Wayne) – Crackhouse (2008)
Papoose – Stylin’ (2008)

The Classics
Brand Nubian – All for One (1990)
Marley Marl (feat. Craig G) – Droppin’ Science (1988)

Episodes and Episodes from Liberty City

K109 – TBOGT
“Still In Love” by Rose Royce

“Call from the Grave” by Bathory

Liberty Rock Radio – TLAD
“Touch Too Much” by AC/DC
“Five To One” by The Doors
“Jane” by Jefferson Starship
“Run To The Hills” by Iron Maiden

Vladivostok FM – TBOGT
“Salvation” by Sucker DJs
“Music” by Jonathan Peters feat. Maya Azucena
“When Love Takes Over” by David Guetta feat. Kelly Rowland

Vice City FM
“C’est la Vie” by Robbie Nevil
“History” by Mai Tai
“Teardrops” by Womack & Womack
“Wood Beez (Pray like Aretha Franklin)” by Scritti Politti
“You’re the Voice” by John Farnham

Video Editor
“A City Under Siege” by Boy 8-Bit
“Boxer” by Crookers (feat. Nic Sarno)
“Stickin” by SonicC
“The Best Thing” by Hook N Sling
“You Never Know” by Marly

Another removal: Bahama Mammas Club Mix “TBOGT Theme (Downtempo Mix)” by Aaron Johnston, Jesse Murphy & Avi Bortnick

What’s your opinion on this massive song removal? Which tracks are you going to miss the most? Let us know your thoughts in the comments section!