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LittleBigPlanet 1.02 patch removes Qur'an lyrics

Ah, that's more like it, innit? The LittleBigPlanet patch we knew was coming, but didn't -- well, until today -- is out in Europe. And now we can put this mess behind us ... once we get the game. Please. Now! The 1.02 patch removes the lyrics from Toumani Diabaté's "Tapha Niang," muffling...

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Inside the LBP delay: A Grammy award-winning artist's 2006 song

As SCEE vaguely put it, "one of the background music tracks licensed from a record label for use in the game" is the cause of LittleBigPlanet's -- now worldwide -- delay. So which track is it? Well, the song is "Tapha Niang" from the 2006 album Boulevard de l'Independance by Grammy award-winning...

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Listen to the 'controversial' LittleBigPlanet song: Tapha Niang

Like many of you, we're wondering if Sony's response to the song "Tapha Niang," included in the LittleBigPlanet soundtrack is a little harsh. Toumani Diabaté and the Symmetric Orchestra is known for combining the traditional music of Mali with other internation styles, like jazz, blues and...

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