GTA: Vice City - Emotion 98.3

Genre: Power ballads
DJ: Fernando Martinez (voiced by Frank Chavez)

Soundtrack highlights:
Jan Hammer - Crockett's Theme
Mr. Mister - Broken Wings
Roxy Music - More Than This
Squeeze - Tempted

Grand Theft Auto soundtrack listing for Emotion 98.3:

Cutting Crew - (I Just) Died In Your Arms
Foreigner - Waiting For A Girl Like You
Jan Hammer - Crockett's Theme
John Waite - Missing You
Kate Bush - Wow
Luther Vandross - Never Too Much
Mr. Mister - Broken Wings
Night Ranger - Sister Christian
REO Speedwagon - Keep On Loving You
Roxy Music - More Than This
Squeeze - Tempted
Toto - Africa

About Emotion 98.3:

Emotion 98.3 is this Grand Theft Auto soundtrack's power ballad radio station, playing all the songs that set both the hearts and the loins on fire, but where the heart remains true.

The DJ on Emotion 98.3, Fernando Martinez, is one of the recurring radio characters throughout the Grand Theft Auto series of games, also making appearances on the GTA 3 soundtrack (being interviewed on talk radio station Chatterbox FM by Lazlow), the Vice City Stories soundtrack (as a reporter on Emotion 98.3), and on the San Andreas soundtrack (where he takes over a relationship talk show on radio station WCTR).

Fernando Martinez would like his listeners to think that he is an immigrant of some latin descent, and he specifically says that he identifies with the group Foreigner because it reminds him of his roots, but it was revealed in GTA 3 that he was born in upstate Liberty City.

At one point during the show Fernando mentions that he introduced an ugly woman to "this snooty little English kid or something standing all alone", possibly referring to in-game character Kent Paul, a guy who hangs out in the Malibu Club and doesn't seem to have what the ladies are looking for.

One of the many funny comments that Fernando has on this show is when he says that many people call the radio station and ask if he is bilingual (meaning he speaks two languages fluently), and he then claims that he's willing to try anything once (possibly mistaking the word "bilingual" for "bisexual").

The song Crockett's Theme by artist Jan Hammer is a special track since it was featured on the TV series Miami Vice which was a major inspiration for the game Grand Theft Auto: Vice City.

The radio station Emotion 98.3 also appears on the Grand Theft Auto: Vice City Stories soundtrack, featuring a different DJ but with Fernando Martinez as a roving reporter.

Advertisements on Emotion 98.3:

B.J. Smith's Fit For Football - Get fit for football with former football player B.J. Smith, who is also interviewed on talk radio station K-CHAT.

Complete The Look - Vice City's one stop shop for people who are cool when they cry.

Domestobot - A helpful robotic servant for your home.

Farewell Ranch - The only way to ride into the sunset.

Medallion Man - If you can support a medallion, you can support a family. Commercial by Fernando Martinez.

Musty Pines - Need help bringing back dignity to your home? Send your old people to the Musty Pines retirement community.

The Pastor Richards' Salvation Statue Fund - Donate now for your very own space inside Pastor Richard's statue before the nuclear spears fall from the skies!

The Personal Norse Power Program - Look to Valhalla's finest deity, Thor, for answers. Thor, the self-help guru, is interviewed on talk radio station K-CHAT.

Pet Stuffers - When you just can't let go.

Pit Bomb - The armpit smells bad, but now you can stop unwanted bodily spells in their tracks.

Shady Acres - Want to live around people who are just like you: rich and divorced? Featuring in-game character Avery Carrington, a shady real estate mogul.

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