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Flash FM is a Vice City radio station featured in Grand Theft Auto: Vice City and Grand Theft Auto: Vice City Stories. The station plays contemporary pop music and is hosted by Toni and Teri in 1984, with Toni becoming the sole DJ by 1986.
GTA Vice City playlist
- Hall & Oates - Out of Touch (1984)
- Wang Chung - Dance Hall Days (1984)
- Michael Jackson - Billie Jean (1983)*
- Laura Branigan - Self Control (1984)
- Go West - Call Me (1984)
- INXS - Kiss the Dirt (Falling Down the Mountain) (1986)
- Bryan Adams - Run to You (1984)
- Electric Light Orchestra - Four Little Diamonds (1983)
- Yes - Owner of a Lonely Heart (1983)
- The Buggles - Video Killed the Radio Star (1979)
- Aneka - Japanese Boy (1981)
- Talk Talk - Life's What You Make It (1986)
- The Outfield - Your Love (1986)
- Joe Jackson - Steppin' Out (1982)
- The Fixx - One Thing Leads to Another (1983)
- Lionel Richie - Running with the Night (1983)**
Songs marked with * don't appear in the 10th Anniversary Edition, songs marked with ** only appear in the original PS2 version
GTA Vice City Stories playlist
- Laura Branigan - Gloria (1982)
- Rick Springfield - Human Touch (1983)
- INXS - The One Thing (1982)
- Philip Bailey and Phil Collins - Easy Lover (1984)
- Scandal - The Warrior (1984)
- Alison Moyet - Love Resurrection (1984)
- The Alan Parsons Project - Games People Play (1980)
- Hall & Oates - Family Man (1982)
- Pat Benatar - Love Is a Battlefield (1983)
- Nik Kershaw - Wouldn't It Be Good (1984)
- Philip Oakey and Giorgio Moroder - Together in Electric Dreams (1984)
- Talk Talk - It's My Life (1984)
- Missing Persons - Destination Unknown (1982)
- Wang Chung - Don't Let Go (1984)
- Gino Vannelli - Appaloosa (1978)
- Genesis - Turn It on Again (1980)
- Blancmange - Living on the Ceiling (1983)
- Paul Young - Come Back and Stay (1983)
The European version of the Flash FM soundtrack CD reveals a song which was planned to appear on the station but wasn't included in the final version.
- Toni often makes off-handed sexual comments to pun the station's name, a reference to the fact that "Flash" is a slang term for someone removing an item of clothing and "flashing" their body.
- In Grand Theft Auto: Vice City, "Billie Jean" by Michael Jackson will automatically play when the player enters Ken Rosenberg's Admiral during In The Beginning.... In the mobile version, this is replaced by "Self Control" by Laura Branigan.
- "Self Control" by Laura Branigan is featured in the IOS and Android trailer for Grand Theft Auto: Vice City.
- "Video Killed the Radio Star" by The Buggles plays in the background during the Commodore 64-inspired logo sequence seen when the games loads.
- This station was due to appear in Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas but was dropped during development.
- Two of the songs from this station, "Out of Touch" by Hall & Oates and "It's My Life" by Talk Talk, appear in Saints Row 2 and Saints Row: The Third respectively. Both games are considered by some as GTA Clones.
- Flash FM is the favourite radio station of the Haitians, alongside Fever 105, which can be heard after the player carjacks their Voodoo. It is also one of the favourite stations of the Streetwannabes.
- In Grand Theft Auto Online, during the 2014 Halloween Weekend Event, a t-shirt with the logo of the radio station was available through Crate Drops.
- Vice City FM - a radio station in Grand Theft Auto: Episodes from Liberty City which also plays 1980s pop, as well as another song by Hall & Oates.
- Emotion 98.3 - a radio station in Grand Theft Auto: Vice City and Vice City Stories which plays other songs by Phil Collins and Pat Benatar.
- Non Stop Pop FM - a pop radio station in Grand Theft Auto V which plays contemporary pop music, as well as other songs by Hall & Oates and INXS.
- Flashback FM - A radio station in Grand Theft Auto: Liberty City Stories which plays other songs by Giorgio Moroder.
- Liberty Rock Radio - a radio station in Grand Theft Auto IV which plays other songs by Genesis and the Electric Light Orchestra.
- Los Santos Rock Radio - a radio station in Grand Theft Auto V which plays other songs by The Alan Parsons Project, Phil Collins, Pat Benatar and Yes.
- Fever 105 - a radio station in Grand Theft Auto: Vice City which plays another song by Michael Jackson.