Grand Theft Auto: Update to Remove Expired Music is Now Live

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Are you still playing GTA IV? You may have noticed a large update today as a number of songs are being removed from the Grand Theft Auto IV game due to licenses expiring.

When you load GTA IV up your Console or PC you’ll be asked to do an update which is 6.96GB on console and 225mb and 382MB on PC. This is for both Grand Theft Auto IV and its story DLC, Episodes from Liberty City.

Below you can find the list we have so far of the removed songs and the added songs.

Removed songs

IF99 – International Funk
  • Gil Scott-Heron – Home Is Where the Hatred Is
K109 The Studio
  • Tamiko Jones – Can’t Live Without Your Love
  • Rose Royce – Still In Love
Liberty City Hardcore
  • Cro-Mags – It’s the Limit
  • Leeway – Enforcer
  • Bathory – Call from the Grave
Liberty Rock Radio
  • The Smashing Pumpkins – 1979
  • Stevie Nicks – Edge of Seventeen
  • Electric Light Orchestra – Evil Woman
  • David Bowie – Fascination
  • Black Sabbath – Heaven And Hell
  • AC/DC – Touch Too Much
  • The Doors – Five to One
  • Jefferson Starship – Jane
  • Iron Maiden – Run To The Hills
Radio Broker
  • The Prairie Cartel – Homicide
  • Ralph Myerz – The Teacher
San Juan Sounds
  • Angel y Khriz – Ven Báilalo
  • Angel y Khriz (feat. Gocho & John Eric) – Na De Na
  • Ivy Queen – Dime (Reggaeton Remix)
  • Tego Calderón (feat. Oscar D’León) – Llora, Llora
  • Aventura – El Desprecio
The Beat 102.7
  • Fat Joe (feat. Lil Wayne) – Crackhouse
  • Papoose – Stylin’
The Classics
  • Brand Nubian – All for One
  • Marley Marl (feat. Craig G) – Droppin’ Science
The Journey
  • Terry Riley – A Rainbow in Curved Air
  • Michael Shrieve – Communique: ‘Approach Spiral
The Vibe 98.8
  • Mtume – C.O.D. (I’ll Deliver)
Vladivostok FM
  • Kino – Gruppa Krovi
  • Marakesh – Zhdat
  • Zveri – Kvartira
  • Seryoga – King Ring
  • Splean – Liniya Zhizni
  • Basta – Mama
  • Leningrad – Nikogo ne Zhalko
  • Ranetki Girls – O Tebe
  • Dolphin – Rap
  • Glukoza – Schweine
  • Ruslana – Wild Dances
  • Oleg Kvasha – Zelenoglazoe Taksi
  • Sucker DJs – Salvation (eSQUIRE Remix)
  • Jonathan Peters feat. Maya Azucena – Music
  • David Guetta feat. Kelly Rowland – When Love Takes Over
Vice City FM
  • Robbie Nevil – C’est La Vie
  • Mai Tai – History
  • Womack & Womack – Teardrops
  • Scritti Politti – Wood Beez (Pray Like Aretha Franklin)
  • John Farnham – You’re the Voice

(Many thanks to Mastah on the GTA Forums for providing this list)

Added Songs

It’s not all loss and despair for GTA IV fans, there are some new songs being added… though it’s not quite an even trade.

Vladivostok FM
  • ALEKSEY BOLSHOY: YA Nenavizhu Karaoke
  • SERYOGA: Mon Ami (ft. Maks Lorens)
  • DELICE: Goryacheye Leto
  • SERYOGA: Dobav’ Skorost
  • RIFFMASTER: Begu (Rancho Song)
  • RIFFMASTER Riffmaster Tony
  • ZHENYA FOKIN: Noch’ju
  • AYVENGO: Underground
  • KIEVELEKTRO: Gulyaj, Slavyane!! (ft. Alyona Vinnitskaya)
  • AYVENGO: Reprezenty
  • SERYOGA: Chiki

These are all of the songs that we know have been added so far. We’ll keep updating the list as/if new songs are found to have been added or removed.

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