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"New wave steamrolled onto Vice City's music charts in the early 80s, thanks in large part to the efforts of celebrated radio personality, Adam First. This station features revolutionary acts broken by Wave 103 such as Flock of Seagulls and Blondie."
― GTA Vice City Website

Wave 103 (styled as The Wave 103 in Vice City Stories) is a radio station in Grand Theft Auto: Vice City and Grand Theft Auto: Vice City Stories. The station is hosted by Adam First and Trish Camden in 1984 and by Adam in 1986. Wave 103 features New Wave and Synthpop music.

GTA Vice City Playlist

GTA Vice City Stories Playlist

Trivia

  • The name of the station is a reference to the radio station Wave 102 in Dundee, Scotland, the original birthplace of the game's design company Rockstar North, and to the New Wave music on the station's playlist. There is another radio station named Wave 105 which broadcasts in Southampton, England.
  • Wave 103 is one of two preferred radio stations tuned in by the Streetwannabes, the other station being Flash FM. Wave 103 can be heard after Tommy or Vic carjacks their gang vehicles.
  • On the European version of the Wave 103 soundtrack CD, "Japanese Boy" by Aneka is included, even though the song instead appears on Flash FM.
  • The version of "Too Shy" by Kajagoogoo that is played on the station is actually the instrumental "Midnight Mix" of the song.
  • "Pale Shelter" by Tears For Fears is also featured in the GTA clone, Sleeping Dogs. "I Ran (So Far Away)" by A Flock of Seagulls is also featured in the same game as a karaoke song.
  • "I Ran (So Far Away)" by A Flock of Seagulls was featured in the second trailer for Grand Theft Auto: Vice City and the Vice City trailer for the Xbox version of Grand Theft Auto Double Pack.
  • "Don't Go" by Yazoo plays in the background at the beginning of the cutscene of the mission White Lies, as well as inside the White Stallionz Bar during the mission The Bum Deal.
  • In the 10th Anniversary Edition of GTA Vice City, this is the only radio station to feature all of the songs from the original game.

See Also

Videos

GTA Vice City Radio Stations 9 - Wave 10301:06:07

GTA Vice City Radio Stations 9 - Wave 103

GTA VC Wave 103

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