George Harrison’’s son won surviving Beatles approval for rock band game

March 14th, 2009 - 1:46 pm ICT by ANI  

Washington, March 14 (ANI): George Harrison’’s son Dhani has revealed that he helped convinced the surviving The Beatles members to give the green light to a new game inspired by the band.
Sir Paul MCCartney and Ringo Starr are generally against the use of their music for commercial projects.
They were, however, won over by a mock-up Harrison Jr. put together using his fathers solo music.
The project finally got the go-ahead from McCartney, Starr and John Lennon’’s widow Yoko Ono.
Dhani is helping develop the game alongside Giles Martin, the son of the band’’s long-time producer Sir George Martin.
The game is scheduled for a worldwide release in September.
It will be available for Xbox 360, PlayStation 3 and Nintendo Wii.
It will come with a limited number of instruments that are modelled after guitars, basses and drums used by Lennon, MCCartney, Harrison and Starr.
“The game blows my mind. It’’s infinitely better than Rock Band 2,” Contactmusic quoted Dhani as saying. (ANI)

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