Will Wright changed the entire landscape of gaming with his hit game Sim City, and follow up The Sims and Spore.
But did you ever wonder what songs might have inspired those groudbreaking ideas?
He gives us some insight in his Guest DJ Project set and his unique point of view is reflected in his song choices – whether contemplating how robots reflect humanity (The Flaming Lips’ “Yoshimi Battles the Pink Robots”), the most beautiful concept album ever made (Jethro Tull’s “Thick as a Brick”) or his favorite James Bond theme song (Nancy Sinatra’s “You Only Live Twice”).
He also calls “Telegraph Road” by Dire Straits the “unofficial theme song for SimCity.”
Will Wright Guest DJ Project Tracklist
1. “Imagine” – John Lennon
2. “Thick as a Brick” — Jethro Tull
3. “You Only Live Twice” – Nancy Sinatra
4. “Yoshimi Battles the Pink Robots” – The Flaming Lips
5. “Telegraph Road” – Dire Straits