As we explained to you in our article on the lore of Cyberpunk 2077 and 2020, SAMURAI is a music group led by Johnny Silverhand, the character of Keanu Reeves in Cyberpunk 2077. It seems that CD Projekt does not conform with a spectacular appearance for Silverhand, so they will also provide a voice for their songs in a great collaboration with the Swedish punk rock group Refused.
The objective is to work together with the group and Red Projekt CD composer Marcin Przybyłowicz, who will be releasing songs for an album inspired by the fictional group and the Cyberpunk universe itself 2077. Przybyłowicz has specified in a recent press release that “I know there are many people in the studio, those who love the group, including Piotr Adamczyk, one of the composers who is working on the game, who suggested the collaboration. riffs, the powerful drums and the strong voice of the guys from Refused take with SAMURAI are incredible. “
Refused vocalist Dennis Lyxzén has also spoken. He has celebrated the collaboration: “Like us, SAMURAI is a group of rebels, in a different time and place.” Working with CD Projekt Red, writing music and creating songs for the iconic cyberpunk chrome rock band has been fun, but also very different In terms of the creative section, it has been an unexpected challenge that we have loved The songs are very good and the game is amazing ” Do you want to hear the collaboration? This is how the character of Keanu Reeves would sing in Cyberpunk 2077.
You can listen to the first song of the collaboration between CD Projekt Red and Refused on YouTube, but also on other streaming music platforms Cyberpunk 2077 will debut on PS4, Xbox One and PC on April 16, 2020.