Universal Music Group has unveiled its new Six-String iPhone application, which allows users to “play along” with top tracks from Universal artists. With Six-String, users can “pluck, strum and change chords” to their choice of six tracks by artists such as [lastfm]Bon Jovi [/lastfm] and [lastfm]Tom Petty[/lastfm].
Twenty additional tracks that are compatible with the app can also be purchased. Six-String is available now through the iTunes music store for $4.99.
“Six-String authentically recreates the guitar playing experience using tracks gathered from the real studio masters,” Universal said in a press release. “So for the first time ever, players are provided with a truly engaging musical experience as they are required to pluck, strum and change chords. And since no experience is required, anyone anywhere can now play the guitar like a pro along with their favorite songs instantly!”
The game includes Bon Jovi’s “You Give Love A Bad Name,” Petty’s “Runnin’ Down A Dream,” Peter Frampton‘s “Show Me The Way,” Fall Out Boy‘s “Thnks Fr Th Mmrs,” Scorpions‘ “Raised on Rock” and Orianthi‘s “According To You.”
Additional tracks by Angels & Airwaves, Beck, Dashboard Confessional, G.B.H., Gary Go, Hinder, Hollywood Undead, Kaiser Chiefs, Maroon 5, No Doubt, Papa Roach, Rise Against, Robert Palmer and Sum 41 are also available.