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|name = Vice City FM
 
|name = Vice City FM
 
|image = ViceCityFM.png
 
|image = ViceCityFM.png
|location = [[Liberty City in GTA IV Era|Liberty City]]
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|location = [[Liberty City (HD Universe)|Liberty City]]
|genre = 80's <br>Pop<br>Adult Contemporary<br>Rock
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|genre = Pop, Pop Rock, New Wave, Adult Contemporary, Sophisti-Pop, Synthpop
|games = [[GTA IV Episodes|Grand Theft Auto: Episodes From Liberty City]]
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|games = ''[[Grand Theft Auto: Episodes From Liberty City]]''
 
|host = [[Fernando Martinez]]}}
 
|host = [[Fernando Martinez]]}}
   
'''Vice City FM''' is an exclusive [[Radio Station|radio station]] to [[Grand Theft Auto: Episodes From Liberty City]]. Named after [[Vice City]], "VCFM" plays 1980s' [[wp:Pop music|pop music]], and is hosted by [[Grand Theft Auto: Vice City Stories]] and [[Grand Theft Auto: Vice City]] radio DJ, [[Fernando Martinez]]. In EFLC, Vice City FM replaces [[The Vibe 98.8]] in [[Grand Theft Auto IV]].
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{{Q|Yes. Fernando is back. Spreading love throughout the airwaves via the best hits of the 1980s on Vice City FM.|The Ballad of Gay Tony Website}}
   
==Playlist==
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'''Vice City FM''' is a [[Radio Stations in GTA IV|radio station]] exclusive to the disc version of ''[[Grand Theft Auto: Episodes From Liberty City]]''. The station plays 1980s [[wp:Pop music|pop music]] and is hosted by [[Fernando Martinez]], who was the DJ on [[Emotion 98.3]] in ''[[Grand Theft Auto: Vice City Stories]]'' and ''[[Grand Theft Auto: Vice City]]''. The station is named after the city of [[Vice City (3D Universe)|Vice City]], and replaces [[The Vibe 98.8]] from ''[[Grand Theft Auto IV]]''.
   
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==Playlist==
*[[wp:Neneh Cherry|Neneh Cherry]] - "[[wp:Buffalo Stance|Buffalo Stance]]" (1988)
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*[[wp:Hall & Oates|Hall &amp; Oates]] - "[[wp:Maneater (Hall & Oates song)|Maneater]]" (1982)
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*[[wp:Prefab Sprout|Prefab Sprout]] - "[[wp:When Love Breaks Down|When Love Breaks Down]]" (1984)
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*[[wp:Texas (band)|Texas]] - "[[wp:I Don't Want A Lover|I Don't Want A Lover]]" (1989)
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*[[wp:'Til Tuesday|'Til Tuesday]] - "[[wp:Voices Carry|Voices Carry]]" (1985)
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*[[wp:Scritti Politti|Scritti Politti]] - "[[wp:Wood Beez (Pray Like Aretha Franklin)|Wood Beez (Pray like Aretha Franklin)]]" (1984)
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*[[wp:Jeffrey Osborne|Jeffrey Osborne]] - "Stay with Me Tonight" (1982)
 
*[[wp:Swing Out Sister|Swing Out Sister]] - "[[wp:Breakout (Swing Out Sister song)|Breakout]]" (1988)
 
*[[wp:Swing Out Sister|Swing Out Sister]] - "[[wp:Breakout (Swing Out Sister song)|Breakout]]" (1988)
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*[[wp:Roachford|Roachford]] - "[[wp:Cuddly Toy (song)|Cuddly Toy]]" (1988)
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*[[wp:John Farnham|John Farnham]] - "[[wp:You're The Voice|You're the Voice]]" (1986)
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*[[wp:Womack & Womack|Womack &amp; Womack]] - "[[wp:Teardrops (Womack & Womack song)|Teardrops]]" (1988)
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*[[wp:Coldcut|Coldcut]] feat. [[wp:Lisa Stansfield|Lisa Stansfield]] - "[[wp:People Hold On|People Hold on]]" (1989)
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*[[wp:Mai Tai|Mai Tai]] - "History" (1985)
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*[[wp:Terence Trent D'Arby|Terence Trent D'Arby]] - "[[wp:Wishing Well (Terence Trent D'Arby song)|Wishing Well]]" (1987)
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*[[wp:T'Pau|T'Pau]] - "[[wp:Heart and Soul (T'Pau song)|Heart and Soul]]" (1987)
 
*[[wp:Robbie Nevil|Robbie Nevil]] - "[[wp:C'est La Vie (Robbie Nevil song)|C'est la Vie]]" (1986)
 
*[[wp:Robbie Nevil|Robbie Nevil]] - "[[wp:C'est La Vie (Robbie Nevil song)|C'est la Vie]]" (1986)
*[[wp:Roachford|Roachford]] - "Cuddly Toy" (1989)
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*[[wp:Climie Fisher|Climie Fisher]] - "[[wp:Love Changes (Everything)|Love Changes (Everything)]]" (1987)
*[[wp:Narada Michael Walden|Narada Michael Walden]] - "[[wp:Divine Emotions|Divine Emotions]]" (1988)
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*[[wp:Roxette|Roxette]] - "[[wp:The Look|The Look]]" (1989)
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*[[wp:Marillion|Marillion]] - "[[wp:Kayleigh|Kayleigh]]" (1985)
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*[[wp:Re-Flex|Re-Flex]] - "[[wp:The Politics of Dancing (song)|The Politics of Dancing]]" (1983)
 
*[[wp:Five Star|Five Star]] - "[[wp:Find the Time|Find the Time]]" (1986)
 
*[[wp:Five Star|Five Star]] - "[[wp:Find the Time|Find the Time]]" (1986)
*[[wp:T'Pau|T'Pau]] - "[[wp:Heart and Soul (T'Pau song)|Heart and Soul]]" (1987)
 
*[[wp:Mai Tai|Mai Tai]] - "History" (1985)
 
 
*[[wp:Nu Shooz|Nu Shooz]] - "[[wp:I Can't Wait (Nu Shooz song)|I Can't Wait]]" (1986)
 
*[[wp:Nu Shooz|Nu Shooz]] - "[[wp:I Can't Wait (Nu Shooz song)|I Can't Wait]]" (1986)
*[[wp:Texas (band)|Texas]] - "[[wp:I Don't Want A Lover|I Don't Want a Lover]]" (1989)
 
*[[wp:Marillion|Marillion]] - "[[wp:Kayleigh|Kayleigh]]" (1985)
 
*[[wp:Hue and Cry (band)|Hue and Cry]] - "[[wp:Labour of Love (song)|Labour of Love]]" (1987)
 
*[[wp:Climie Fisher|Climie Fisher]] - "Love Changes (Everything)" (1988)
 
*[[wp:Hall & Oates|Hall &amp; Oates]] - "[[wp:Maneater (Hall & Oates song)|Maneater]]" (1982)
 
 
*[[wp:Curiosity Killed the Cat|Curiosity Killed the Cat]] - "Misfit" (1986)
 
*[[wp:Curiosity Killed the Cat|Curiosity Killed the Cat]] - "Misfit" (1986)
*[[wp:Coldcut|Coldcut]] feat. [[wp:Lisa Stansfield|Lisa Stansfield]] - "[[wp:People Hold On|People Hold on]]" (1989)
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*[[wp:Neneh Cherry|Neneh Cherry]] - "[[wp:Buffalo Stance|Buffalo Stance]]" (1988)
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*[[wp:Narada Michael Walden|Narada Michael Walden]] - "[[wp:Divine Emotions|Divine Emotions]]" (1988)
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*[[wp:Hue and Cry (band)|Hue and Cry]] - "[[wp:Labour of Love (song)|Labour of Love]]" (1987)
 
*[[wp:Level 42|Level 42]] - "[[wp:Something About You (Level 42 song)|Something about You]]" (1985)
 
*[[wp:Level 42|Level 42]] - "[[wp:Something About You (Level 42 song)|Something about You]]" (1985)
*[[wp:Jeffrey Osborne|Jeffrey Osborne]] - "Stay with Me Tonight" (1983)
 
*[[wp:Womack & Womack|Womack &amp; Womack]] - "[[wp:Teardrops (Womack & Womack song)|Teardrops]]" (1988)
 
*[[wp:Roxette|Roxette]] - "[[wp:The Look|The Look]]" (1989)
 
*[[wp:Re-Flex|Re-Flex]] - "[[wp:The Politics of Dancing (song)|The Politics of Dancing]]" (1983)
 
*[[wp:'Til Tuesday|'Til Tuesday]] - "[[wp:Voices Carry|Voices Carry]]" (1985)
 
 
*[[wp:Boy Meets Girl (band)|Boy Meets Girl]] - "[[wp:Waiting For A Star To Fall|Waiting for a Star to Fall]]" (1988)
 
*[[wp:Boy Meets Girl (band)|Boy Meets Girl]] - "[[wp:Waiting For A Star To Fall|Waiting for a Star to Fall]]" (1988)
*[[wp:Prefab Sprout|Prefab Sprout]] - "When Love Breaks Down" (1984)
 
*[[wp:Terence Trent D'Arby|Terence Trent D'Arby]] - "Wishing Well" (1987)
 
 
*[[wp:Wet Wet Wet|Wet Wet Wet]] - "[[wp:Wishing I Was Lucky|Wishing I Was Lucky]]" (1987)
 
*[[wp:Wet Wet Wet|Wet Wet Wet]] - "[[wp:Wishing I Was Lucky|Wishing I Was Lucky]]" (1987)
*[[wp:Scritti Politti|Scritti Politti]] - "[[wp:Wood Beez (Pray Like Aretha Franklin)|Wood Beez (Pray like Aretha Franklin)]]" (1984)
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*[[wp:John Farnham|John Farnham]] - "[[wp:You're The Voice|You're the Voice]]" (1986)
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==Deleted songs==
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Inspection of the game's "american.gxt" files reveals that the following songs were due to appear on the station but did not make it to the final game:
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*[[wp:Belouis Some|Belouis Some]] - "[[wp:Imagination (Belouis Some song)|Imagination]]" (1985)
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*[[wp:Billy Ocean|Billy Ocean]] - "[[wp:Carribean Queen|Caribbean Queen (No More Love on the Run)]]" (1984)
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*[[wp:Club Nouveau|Club Nouveau]] - "[[wp:Lean on Me (song)|Lean on Me]]" (1986)
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*[[wp:Culture Club|Culture Club]] - "[[wp:Time (Clock of the Heart)|Time (Clock of the Heart)]]" (1982)
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*[[wp:Go West (band)|Go West]] - "[[wp:We Close Our Eyes|We Close Our Eyes]]" (1985)
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*[[wp:Morrissey|Morrissey]] - "[[wp:Everyday Is Like Sunday|Everyday Is Like Sunday]]" (1988)
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*[[wp:Tears for Fears|Tears For Fears]] - "[[wp:Head Over Heels (Tears for Fears song)|Head Over Heels]]" (1985)
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==Videos==
 
==Videos==
 
'''''Episodes from Liberty City soundtrack:'''''
 
'''''Episodes from Liberty City soundtrack:'''''
   
[[File:Radios GTA EFLC - Vice City FM (Download Link)|full|center|554px]]
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<center>
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[[File:Radios GTA EFLC - Vice City FM (Download Link)|full|center|500px]]
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</center>
   
 
==Trivia==
 
==Trivia==
*There are several recognizable references by to the events of [[Grand Theft Auto: Vice City]], including the phrase "ate your cassette disc", which is a referrance to the mission [[Supply & Demand]] for [[Ricardo Diaz]].
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*There are several recognizable references to the events of [[Grand Theft Auto: Vice City]], including the phrase "ate your cassette deck", which is a reference to the mission [[Supply & Demand]] for [[Ricardo Diaz]].
*[[Evan Moss]] sings along to "Maneater" by Hall & Oates in the opening cutscene of the mission [[Bang Bang]]. This is the only time you can hear the song in the game if you own the downloadable version, as Vice City FM appears only in the disc version.
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*[[Evan Moss]] sings along to "Maneater" by Hall & Oates in the opening cutscene of the mission [[Bang Bang]]. This is the only time the player can hear the song in the game if they own the downloadable version, as Vice City FM only appears in the disc version, though it is available on the Steam download for PC.
 
*The main verse/chorus of "Maneater" was sampled by rapper Royce Da 5'9 in his song "We're Live (Danger)", which was featured in GTA III's hip-hop station [[Game FM]].
 
*The main verse/chorus of "Maneater" was sampled by rapper Royce Da 5'9 in his song "We're Live (Danger)", which was featured in GTA III's hip-hop station [[Game FM]].
*"The Look" by Roxette plays in one of [[The Ballad of Gay Tony]] trailers. It's also played at strip clubs.
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*"The Look" by Roxette plays in one of [[The Ballad of Gay Tony]] trailers.
*On an in-game poster advertising the radio station, there is a list of bands featured. Interestingly "Go West" and "Tears For Fears" are listed, but no songs are in the playlist, suggesting they were dropped during development, however, no song titles from these bands are seen in the file "american.gxt".
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**This song, along "Love Changes (Everything)" by Climie Fisher and "Maneater" by Hall & Oates, can also be heard during the [[strip club]] private dances.
*"american.gxt" also reveals songs that were going to play on the station but were [[Beta|dropped during development]]. They include:
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*On an in-game poster advertising the radio station, there is a list of bands featured. Interestingly "Go West" and "Tears For Fears" are listed even though none of their songs appear on the station. In addition, no song titles from the two bands are seen in the file "american.gxt", but DJ commentary in the station's files suggests that Go West's "[[wp:We Close Our Eyes|We Close Our Eyes]]" and Tears For Fears' "[[wp:Head Over Heels (Tears for Fears song)|Head Over Heels]]" would have appeared on the station.
**[[wp:Belouis Some |Belouis Some]] - "[[wp:Imagination (Belouis Some song)|Imagination]]"
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*[[wp:Michael Jackson|Michael Jackson]]'s "[[wp:Another Part of Me|Another Part of Me]]" can be briefly heard in one of the stingers for the station.
**[[wp:Billy Ocean|Billy Ocean]] - "[[wp:Carribean Queen|Caribbean Queen (No More Love on the Run)]]"
 
**[[wp:Morrissey|Morrissey]] - "[[wp:Everyday Is Like Sunday|Everyday Is like Sunday]]"
 
**[[wp:Club Nouveau|Club Nouveau]] - "[[wp:Lean on Me (song)|Lean on Me]]"
 
**[[wp:Culture Club|Culture Club]] - "[[wp:Time (Clock of the Heart)|Time (Clock of the Heart)]]"
 
*Vice City FM is not available in the downloadable versions of TLAD or TBoGT, appearing in only the disc version. It is, however, available on the downloaded Steam version for the PC.
 
 
*The style of writing on the station logo is the exact same as the logo used on the front of the [[Grand Theft Auto: Vice City]] instruction manual.
 
*The style of writing on the station logo is the exact same as the logo used on the front of the [[Grand Theft Auto: Vice City]] instruction manual.
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==See Also==
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*[[Wave 103]] - A radio station in [[Grand Theft Auto: Vice City]] and [[Grand Theft Auto: Vice City Stories]] which plays 1980s new wave music.
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*[[Flash FM]] - A radio station in [[Grand Theft Auto: Vice City]] and [[Grand Theft Auto: Vice City Stories]] which plays 1980s pop music, as well as two songs by Hall & Oates.
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*[[Emotion 98.3]] - A radio station in [[Grand Theft Auto: Vice City]] and [[Grand Theft Auto: Vice City Stories]] which plays new romantic and power ballads, and is also hosted by Fernando Martinez.
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*[[Non Stop Pop FM]] - A radio station in [[Grand Theft Auto V]] which plays another song by Hall & Oates.
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==Navigation==
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Latest revision as of 14:40, June 17, 2015


"Yes. Fernando is back. Spreading love throughout the airwaves via the best hits of the 1980s on Vice City FM."
— The Ballad of Gay Tony Website

Vice City FM is a radio station exclusive to the disc version of Grand Theft Auto: Episodes From Liberty City. The station plays 1980s pop music and is hosted by Fernando Martinez, who was the DJ on Emotion 98.3 in Grand Theft Auto: Vice City Stories and Grand Theft Auto: Vice City. The station is named after the city of Vice City, and replaces The Vibe 98.8 from Grand Theft Auto IV.

PlaylistEdit

Deleted songsEdit

Inspection of the game's "american.gxt" files reveals that the following songs were due to appear on the station but did not make it to the final game:

VideosEdit

Episodes from Liberty City soundtrack:

Radios GTA EFLC - Vice City FM (Download Link)01:46:34

Radios GTA EFLC - Vice City FM (Download Link)

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TriviaEdit

  • There are several recognizable references to the events of Grand Theft Auto: Vice City, including the phrase "ate your cassette deck", which is a reference to the mission Supply & Demand for Ricardo Diaz.
  • Evan Moss sings along to "Maneater" by Hall & Oates in the opening cutscene of the mission Bang Bang. This is the only time the player can hear the song in the game if they own the downloadable version, as Vice City FM only appears in the disc version, though it is available on the Steam download for PC.
  • The main verse/chorus of "Maneater" was sampled by rapper Royce Da 5'9 in his song "We're Live (Danger)", which was featured in GTA III's hip-hop station Game FM.
  • "The Look" by Roxette plays in one of The Ballad of Gay Tony trailers.
    • This song, along "Love Changes (Everything)" by Climie Fisher and "Maneater" by Hall & Oates, can also be heard during the strip club private dances.
  • On an in-game poster advertising the radio station, there is a list of bands featured. Interestingly "Go West" and "Tears For Fears" are listed even though none of their songs appear on the station. In addition, no song titles from the two bands are seen in the file "american.gxt", but DJ commentary in the station's files suggests that Go West's "We Close Our Eyes" and Tears For Fears' "Head Over Heels" would have appeared on the station.
  • Michael Jackson's "Another Part of Me" can be briefly heard in one of the stingers for the station.
  • The style of writing on the station logo is the exact same as the logo used on the front of the Grand Theft Auto: Vice City instruction manual.

See AlsoEdit

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