Prior to its Oct. 26 street date, PlayStation 2's videogame "Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas" had pre-orders of nearly 1 million. Indeed, the demand for this three-disc set (two CDs, one DVD) is poised

Prior to its Oct. 26 street date, PlayStation 2's videogame "Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas" had pre-orders of nearly 1 million. Indeed, the demand for this three-disc set (two CDs, one DVD) is poised to be equally strong. The "San Andreas" game is set in the early '90s and spotlights the diverse music that was heard on West Coast radio at that time. The two CDs included here cull tracks from the eight-disc "San Andreas" boxed set, due Dec. 7. Featured artists run the gamut from James Brown and Public Enemy to Heart and Rage Against the Machine. AFI's new cover of Nine Inch Nails' "Head Like a Hole" adds a contemporary twist to an early-'90s staple. For many, though, the DVD soundtrack will be the real star here. This prequel, titled "The Introduction," offers some much-needed background info.—MP

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