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Colombian Rocker Juanes Added to Rock Band

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Colombian rocker Juanes is trading licks with the Beatles, Aerosmith and other classic rock acts. Digitally, that is.

Harmonix and MTV Games, the manufacturers of the hugely popular Rock Band video game, have added 6 tracks performed in Spanish by the multiplatinum-selling Juanes, available for download via the Xbox 360, Playstation3 and Wii systems.

The songs are the first Spanish-language music available on Rock Band and an acknowledgment of the buying power of the Latino video-gaming community.

Juanes is an interesting choice for a video game. There are other Latino musical icons such, as Carlos Santana, who enjoy greater name recognition among non-Spanish speakers. But, Juanes resonates with a much younger demographic that is more apt to be game savvy.

Who would you most like to rock out with in Spanish on your Rock Band?

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Rock Band Agrega Canciones de Juanes

El rockero Colombiano Juanes esta compartiendo el escenario con los Beatles, Aerosmith, y otras leyendas del rock. 

Mejor dicho, están compartiendo un escenario digital.  

Harmonix y MTV Games, creadores de los inmensamente populares video juegos Rock Band, han agregado 6 canciones en Español del galardonado artista. Las canciones se pueden bajar vía Xbox 360, Playstation 3 y Wii.

Es la primera vez que Rock Band agrega canciones en Español, y es un reconocimiento del poder adquisitivo de la comunidad Latina dentro del ambiente de los video juegos. 

Aunque se pudo haber elegido a otros iconos de la música Latina, como Carlos Santana, que disfrutan de un reconocimiento musical que va mas allá de la comunidad Hispana, Juanes apela a una demográfica mas joven y mas conocedora de los video juegos.

Y tu: ¿Que banda o artista Latino quisieras que este en tu Rock Band?




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