Which songs have been removed from the GTA Remastered Trilogy?

Joseph Pascoulis
gta remastered trilogy songs

GTA games have always been known for having great music on the in-game radio stations. The GTA Remastered Trilogy songs have changed slightly from the original, but which tracks have been removed?

The GTA Remastered Trilogy gives players a great opportunity to relive the classic games in an updated fashion. GTA III, GTA Vice City, and GTA San Andreas are all iconic Rockstar games that influenced the gaming industry massively.

One thing these games absolutely nailed was the music. Unfortunately for some, the GTA Remastered Trilogy songs are slightly different from the originals, with some tracks not returning.

Article continues after ad
GTA trilogy remastered

GTA Remastered Trilogy songs

Many were curious as to whether the music would be the same as the original, especially as music licensing is such a huge issue.

Luckily, Rockstar was able to bring back a lot of the music from the original GTA games for the Remastered Trilogy.

For those interested in which tracks are present, here’s a list of all the music in the GTA Remastered Trilogy:

Sign up to Charlie INTEL for free and receive:
Fewer Ads|Dark Mode|Deals in Gaming, TV and Movies, and Tech

GRAND THEFT AUTO III – THE SOUNDTRACK

FLASHBACK FM

  • Rush Rush – Debbie Harry
  • Shake It Up – Elizabeth Daily
  • Scarface (Push It to the Limit) – Paul Engemann
  • She’s On Fire – Amy Holland
  • I’m Hot Tonight – Elizabeth Daily

HEAD RADIO

  • Stripe Summer – Dil-Don’t
  • Good Thing – Whatever
  • Fade Away – Craig Gray
  • Change – Conor and Jay
  • See Through You – Frankie Fame
  • Electronic Go Go – Scatwerk
  • Life Is But A Mere Supply – Dezma

RISE FM

  • Shake (Revolt Clogrock Remix) – Chris Walsh & Dave Beran
  • Deep Time – Shiver
  • Innerbattle – R.R.D.S.
  • Score (Original Mix) – Slyder
  • Neo (The One) – Slyder

GAME FM

  • Scary Movies (Instrumental) – Reef
  • We’re Live (Danger) – Royce Da 5’9″
  • Nature Freestyle – Nature
  • JoJo Pellegrino Freestyle – JoJo Pellegrino
  • Spit Game – Royce Da 5’9″ & Pretty Ugly
  • I’m the King – Royce Da 5’9″
  • Instrumental Bed 1 (Andy Thelusma) – Rush
  • By a Stranger – Black Rob
  • Rising to the Top – Agallah & Sean Price
  • Instrumental Bed 2 (Andy Thelusma) – Rush

MSX FM

  • Quagmire – Calyx (2001)
  • Get Wild – Rascal & Klone
  • Judgement Day – Ryme Tyme
  • Force – Hex
  • First Contact – Omni Trio
  • Spectre – Aquasky
  • Winner Takes All – Rascal & Klone
  • T Minus – Ryme Tyme
  • Spasm – nCode
  • Monolith – D. Kay
  • Iceberg – Dom & Ryme Tyme
  • Agent 007 – TJ Rizing

LIPS 106

  • Bump To The Music by Fatamarse
  • Feels Like I Just Can’t Take No More – April’s in Paris
  • Forever – Lucy
  • Pray It Goes OK? – Boyz 2 Girls
  • Grand Theft Auto – Da Shootaz
  • Rubber Tip – Funky BJs

K-JAH

  • Dance of the Vampires – Scientist
  • Your Teeth In My Neck – Scientist
  • The Corpse Rises – Scientist
  • The Mummy’s Shroud – Scientist
  • Plague of Zombies – Scientist

DOUBLE CLEF FM

  • Non più andrai farfallone amoroso – Mozart
  • O mio babbino caro – Puccini
  • Libiamo ne’ lieti calici (La Traviata Drinking Song) – Verdi
  • Chi mi frena in tal momento – Donizetti
  • La donna è mobile – Verdi
  • Finch’han del vino – Mozart

GRAND THEFT AUTO VICE CITY – THE SOUNDTRACK

EMOTION 98.3

  • Waiting for a Girl Like You – Foreigner
  • Tempted – Squeeze
  • Keep On Loving You – REO Speedwagon
  • (I Just) Died in Your Arms – Cutting Crew
  • More Than This – Roxy Music
  • Africa – Toto
  • Broken Wings – Mr. Mister
  • Crockett’s Theme – Jan Hammer
  • Sister Christian – Night Ranger
  • Never Too Much – Luther Vandross

V-ROCK

  • I Wanna Rock – Twisted Sister
  • Too Young to Fall in Love – Mötley Crüe
  • Dangerous Bastard – Love Fist
  • 2 Minutes to Midnight – Iron Maiden
  • Cumin’ Atcha Live – Tesla
  • Turn Up the Radio – Autograph
  • Cum On Feel the Noize – Quiet Riot
  • She Sells Sanctuary – The Cult
  • Working for the Weekend – Loverboy
  • God Blessed Video – Alcatrazz
  • Peace Sells – Megadeth
  • Madhouse – Anthrax
  • Raining Blood – Slayer
  • You’ve Got Another Thing Comin’ – Judas Priest
  • Yankee Rose – David Lee Roth

WAVE 103

  • Two Tribes – Frankie Goes to Hollywood
  • Love Missile F1-11 – Sigue Sigue Sputnik
  • Cars – Gary Numan
  • Poison Arrow – ABC
  • Obsession – Animotion
  • (Keep Feeling) Fascination – The Human League
  • Atomic – Blondie
  • 99 Luftballons – Nena
  • Kids in America – Kim Wilde
  • Pale Shelter – Tears for Fears
  • Sunglasses at Night – Corey Hart
  • I Ran (So Far Away) – A Flock of Seagulls
  • Love My Way – The Psychedelic Furs
  • Gold – Spandau Ballet
  • Hyperactive! – Thomas Dolby
  • Never Say Never – Romeo Void

WILDSTYLE

  • One for the Treble (Vocal Mix) – Davy DMX
  • Clear – Cybotron
  • Al-Naafiysh (The Soul) (B-Side) – Hashim
  • Rock Box – Run-D.M.C
  • Bassline (Club Version) – Mantronix
  • Magic’s Wand – Whodini
  • More Bounce to the Ounce – Zapp & Roger
  • The Message – Grandmaster Flash and the Furious Five
  • The Breaks – Kurtis Blow
  • Get It Girl – 2 Live Crew
  • Hip Hop, Be Bop (Don’t Stop) (Remix) – Man Parrish

FEVER 105

  • And the Beat Goes On – The Whispers
  • Act Like You Know – Fat Larry’s Band
  • Get Down Saturday Night – Oliver Cheatham
  • Automatic – The Pointer Sisters
  • I’ll Be Good – René & Angela
  • All Night Long – Mary Jane Girls
  • Ghetto Life – Rick James
  • Shame – Evelyn “Champagne” King
  • Behind the Groove – Teena Marie
  • Juicy Fruit – Mtume
  • Summer Madness – Kool & the Gang
  • Last Night a DJ Saved My Life – Indeep

FLASH FM

  • Out of Touch – Hall and Oates
  • Video Killed the Radio Star – The Buggles
  • Dance Hall Days – Wang Chung
  • Japanese Boy – Aneka
  • Steppin’ Out – Joe Jackson
  • One Thing Leads to Another – The Fixx
  • Self Control – Laura Branigan
  • Call Me – Go West
  • Kiss the Dirt (Falling Down the Mountain) – INXS
  • Run to You – Bryan Adams
  • Four Little Diamonds – Electric Light Orchestra
  • Owner of a Lonely Heart – Yes
  • Life’s What You Make It – Talk Talk
  • Your Love – The Outfield

RADIO ESPANTOSO

  • The Bull is Wrong – Alpha Banditos
  • A Gozar Con Mi Combo – Cachao
  • Yo Te Miré – Tres Apenas Como Eso
  • Latin Flute – Deodato
  • Mama Papa Tú – Mongo Santamaría
  • Me and You Baby (Picao y Tostao) – Mongo Santamaría
  • Mambo Mucho Mambo – Machito and his Afro-Cuban Orchestra
  • La Vida Es Una Lenteja – Unaesta
  • Expansions – Lonnie Liston Smith
  • Super Strut – Deodato
  • Jamay – Xavier Cugat and his Orchestra
  • Maracaibo Oriental – Benny Moré
  • Mambo Gozón – Tito Puente

GRAND THEFT AUTO SAN ANDREAS – THE SOUNDTRACK

BOUNCE FM

  • Let It Whip – Dazz Band
  • Hollywood Swinging – Kool & the Gang
  • Candy – Cameo
  • Love Is The Message – MFSB
  • Odyssey – Johnny Harris
  • Love Rollercoaster – Ohio Players
  • Between The Sheets – The Isley Brothers
  • I Can Make You Dance – Zapp
  • Cold Blooded – Rick James
  • West Coast Poplock – Ronnie Hudson and The Street People
  • Funky Worm – Ohio Players
  • Twilight – Maze
  • Fantastic Voyage – Lakeside

CSR 103.9

  • I’m So Into You – SWV
  • Keep On Movin’ – Soul II Soul
  • So You Like What You See – Samuelle
  • Rub You the Right Way – Johnny Gill
  • Sensitivity – Ralph Tresvant
  • Groove Me – Guy
  • Don’t Be Afraid – Aaron Hall
  • Motownphilly – Boyz II Men
  • Poison – Bell Biv DeVoe
  • I Got the Feeling – Today
  • New Jack Swing – Wreckx-n-Effect
  • Don’t Be Cruel – Bobby Brown
  • My Lovin’ (You’re Never Gonna Get It) – En Vogue

K-DST

  • Slow Ride – Foghat
  • Green River – Creedence Clearwater Revival
  • Barracuda – Heart
  • Strutter – Kiss
  • Hold the Line – Toto
  • Young Turks – Rod Stewart
  • Get Down to It – Humble Pie
  • Some Kind of Wonderful – Grand Funk Railroad
  • Free Bird – Lynyrd Skynyrd
  • A Horse with No Name – America
  • Eminence Front – The Who
  • Smokin’ – Boston
  • Somebody Up There Likes Me – David Bowie
  • Two Tickets to Paradise – Eddie Money
  • White Wedding – Billy Idol

K-JAH WEST

  • Wicked Inna Bed – Shabba Ranks
  • Batty Rider – Buju Banton
  • King Tubby Meets Rockers Uptown – Augustus Pablo
  • Revolution – Dennis Brown
  • Armagideon Time – Willi Williams
  • Sidewalk Killer – I-Roy
  • Funky Kingston – Toots & The Maytals
  • Cokane In My Brain – Dillinger
  • Pressure Drop – Toots & The Maytals
  • Bam Bam – Pliers
  • Here I Come – Barrington Levy
  • Drum Pan Sound – Reggie Stepper
  • Great Train Robbery – Black Uhuru
  • Chase The Devil – Max Romeo & The Upsetters

K-ROSE

  • Amos Moses – Jerry Reed
  • Louisiana Woman, Mississippi Man – Conway Twitty and Loretta Lynn
  • Hey Good Lookin’ – Hank Williams
  • Queen of Hearts – Juice Newton
  • New York City – Statler Brothers
  • The Letter That Johnny Walker Read – Asleep At The Wheel
  • One Step Forward – The Desert Rose Band
  • Crazy – Willie Nelson
  • Three Cigarettes in an Ashtray – Patsy Cline
  • Bed of Roses – The Statler Brothers
  • Make the World Go Away – Mickey Gilley
  • Mammas Don’t Let Your Babies Grow Up to Be Cowboys – Ed Bruce
  • Always Wanting You – Merle Haggard
  • All My Ex’s Live in Texas – Whitey Shafer
  • I Love a Rainy Night – Eddie Rabbitt

RADIO LOS SANTOS

  • Hood Took Me Under – Compton’s Most Wanted
  • Nuthin’ But A ‘G’ Thang – Dr. Dre feat. Snoop Dogg
  • The Ghetto – Too $hort
  • Alwayz into Somethin’ – N.W.A.
  • Check Yo Self (The Message Remix) – Ice Cube feat. Das EFX
  • La Raza – Kid Frost
  • How I Could Just Kill a Man – Cypress Hill
  • F*** wit Dre Day – Dr. Dre feat. Snoop Dogg
  • It’s Funky Enough – The D.O.C.
  • It Was a Good Day – Ice Cube
  • Eazy-Er Said Than Dunn – Eazy-E
  • Murder Rap – Above the Law
  • Deep Cover – Dr. Dre feat. Snoop Dogg
  • Guerillas in tha Mist – Da Lench Mob feat. Ice Cube

RADIO X

  • Unsung – Helmet
  • Personal Jesus – Depeche Mode
  • Midlife Crisis – Faith No More
  • Mother – Danzig
  • Cult of Personality – Living Colour
  • Movin’ on Up – Primal Scream
  • Welcome to the Jungle – Guns N’ Roses
  • Pretend We’re Dead – L7
  • Rusty Cage – Soundgarden
  • Been Caught Stealing – Jane’s Addiction
  • Fools Gold – The Stone Roses
  • Them Bones – Alice in Chains
  • Plush – Stone Temple Pilots

PLAYBACK FM

  • Road to the Riches – Kool G Rap & DJ Polo
  • Warm It Up, Kane – Big Daddy Kane
  • The Godfather – Spoonie Gee
  • Me and the Biz – Masta Ace
  • Children’s Story – Slick Rick
  • Rebel Without a Pause – Public Enemy
  • I Know You Got Soul – Eric B. & Rakim
  • It Takes Two – Rob Base and DJ E-Z Rock
  • B.Y.S. – Gang Starr
  • Vapors – Biz Markie
  • Brand Nubian – Brand Nubian
  • Critical Beatdown – Ultramagnetic MCs

MASTER SOUNDS 98.3

  • Cross The Tracks (We Better Go Back) – Maceo & The Macks
  • Smokin’ Cheeba Cheeba – Harlem Underground Band
  • Jungle Fever – The Chakachas
  • Nautilus – Bob James
  • Green Onions – Booker T. & the MG’s
  • Hot Pants – I’m Coming, I’m Coming, I’m Coming – Bobby Byrd
  • Rock Me Again And Again – Lyn Collins
  • I Know You Got Soul – Bobby Byrd
  • Think (About It) – Lyn Collins
  • Low Rider – War
  • Tainted Love – Gloria Jones
  • (I Got) So Much Trouble In My Mind – Sir Joe Quarterman & Free Soul

SF-UR

  • Promised Land – Joe Smooth feat. Anthony Thomas
  • Pacific 202 – 808 State
  • Voodoo Ray – A Guy Called Gerald
  • Your Love – Frankie Knuckles feat. Jamie Principle
  • Break 4 Love – Raze
  • Ma Foom Bey – Cultural Vibe
  • Make My Body Rock – Jomanda
  • Someday – CeCe Rogers
  • Let The Music Use You – Nightwriters
  • Can You Feel It? – Mr. Fingers
  • Move Your Body – Marshall Jefferson
  • This Is Acid (A New Dance Craze) (K & T Mix) – Maurice
  • Weekend – The Todd Terry Project
  • The Morning After (Sunrise Mix) – Fallout
  • I’ll Be Your Friend (Original DEF Mix) – Robert Owens
  • I Need A Rhythm – The 28th Street Crew

GTA Remastered Trilogy cut songs

gta vice city boat radio

Although the developers were seemingly able to bring back a lot of the music, there is quite a few tracks missing.

Article continues after ad

Although the reasoning is generally unknown, a lot of tracks from Vice City and San Andreas didn’t make it into the Remastered versions. This could be because of licensing or other legal issues.

Here’s all the cut music from the original games:

VICE CITY – MISSING TRACKS

  • Wow – Kate Bush
  • Bark at the Moon – Ozzy Osbourne
  • Rockit – Herbie Hancock
  • Looking for the Perfect Beat – Afrika Bambaataa and The Soul Sonic Force
  • The Smurf – Tyrone Brunson
  • Wanna Be Startin’ Somethin’ – Michael Jackson
  • Billie Jean – Michael Jackson
  • Running with the Night – Lionel Richie
  • Añunga Ñunga – Irakere
  • Fist Fury – Love Fist
  • Pump Me Up – Trouble Funk

SAN ANDREAS – MISSING TRACKS

  • Yum Yum (Gimme Some) – Fatback Band
  • You Dropped a Bomb on Me – Gap Band
  • Running Away – Roy Ayers
  • Runnin’ Down a Dream – Tom Petty
  • Woman to Woman – Joe Cocker
  • Don’t Let It Go to Your Head – Black Harmony
  • Ring My Bell – Blood Sisters
  • I Don’t Give a F*** – 2Pac feat. Pogo
  • Express Yourself – N.W.A.
  • Hellraiser – Ozzy Osbourne
  • Killing in the Name – Rage Against the Machine
  • Express Yourself – Charles Wright & the Watts 103rd Street Rhythm Band
  • Rock Creek Park – The Blackbyrds
  • Funky President (People It’s Bad) – James Brown
  • The Payback – James Brown
  • The Grunt – The JB’s
  • Loopzilla – George Clinton
  • Soul Power’ 74 – Maceo & The Macks

There you have it, that’s a whole list of both the featured and missing songs within the GTA Remastered Trilogy.

For more, make sure you check out when the GTA Online winter update is releasing.

Article continues after ad

Image Credits: Rockstar Games

About The Author

After graduating from the University of Southampton, Joseph joined CharlieIntel as a Games Writer after a short stint of freelance journalism. Joseph enjoys most genres of games and will play anything that sparks his interest, but his expertise lies within the FPS category, specifically Apex Legends. If Joey isn't writing about games, then he's most likely playing them. You can contact Joseph at [email protected]