Get Your Name in Gran Turismo 5′s Credits

July 10th, 2010 by Jordan

The music from Gran Turismo 5‘s Official E3 2010 Trailer (see above) caught the attention of quite a few people. The song was produced specifically for GT5 by Daiki Kasho (who’s contributed music for the series since Gran Turismo 3), but when everyone inquired about this particular tune, there was a problem: it didn’t have a name!

In a cool tip-of-the-hat to GT‘s fan base, Kazunori Yamauchi has decided to take submissions for the title from us! He’s inviting everyone to submit their best idea (one suggestion per person), and he’ll select his favorite. Aside from the satisfaction of having your title chosen, the real prize is having your name immortalized in the “Special Thanks” credits of Gran Turismo 5.

Click here for all the fine print and details on how to submit your entry to Polyphony Digital. Thanks to all who sent this in – good luck!

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  1. is the winner announced yet?

  2. Losing Consciousness

  3. “Precious Endeavour”

  4. zeek1597

    “BREATH OF LIFE”

  5. “Slit my Wrist While Waiting”

  6. TiJayLFS

    New Wave?

    East Wind?

  7. my try was “painful breathing”… may the best title win(or may the best drunk man with his name win)

  8. “when to turn” it should be called that

  9. I’m a bit confused by the instructions. On the English site, it tells us to give a descriptive comment about the music track, but when you take a look at the other sites (e.g. Japanese, Hong Kong etc.), they tell you to give a description on the TRACK TITLE you chose.

    So…WTH…

    • Evolution_GT

      Take the obvious one… why would they want you to define the song that was already written? You think they want to hear our attempts at defining their theme song? They want to hear the definition of your TRACK TITLE.

  10. “The Delay”

  11. Axel.370

    God i really hate yamauchi
    he does really think he’s the best
    anger

  12. i submitted mine as well. cant wait to see who will win.

  13. tourist trophy

    Now five years more for Tourist Trophy?

  14. ElieTheBear

    can anyone fin some photo of the real toscana track ?? is it a real track ?? because I can’t find any photos or wrc videos !!?!

  15. I chose “Redline Chaos”

  16. ” breath of new era”

  17. “nut sack hole”

  18. Steve Neill

    “Adrenaline Unfortold”

    -Steve

  19. scoop2004

    “Gran Turismo forever”

    I’m probably not the only person to suggest it but in a way it can be seen as complimentary

  20. ExclusivesMostly

    I think he’s gonna choose the most unique name, probably one that doesn’t include lyrics from the song: like mine :)

  21. I could see if we’re choosing a song WITHOUT LYRICS. That would be a good challenge; but one with lyrics?
    I think it should be a “choose a couple words out of the lyrics and put it as the name” contest, lol. I’ll try it, without choosing the same name that everybody has probably already chosen.

  22. Sorry if I’m off topic,but ive just recorded the song from the E3 trailer of Gt5 in high quality (The heavy-Big Bad Wolf).If some one is interested to download it here is the link:

    http://www.mediafire.com/?j2kzlwdtdmd

  23. Has anyone read the ridiculous disclaimer?

    • no?

    • MrSkyline

      i don’t see how its ridiculous, its a standard disclaimer for theise sorts of contests.

      i submitted my entry :D

    • Nemesis

      Sorry mate but needing to add a clause stating that Sony is not liable for the issues some one has client side like a slow internet connection, crapy browser or whatever is just ridiculous.

      I know that in the US people go all out in suing each other for the dumbest reasons. For example coffee being to hot or a micro wave being a bad way to dry your pet. What moronic judge would hold Sony responsible for a users client side system issues?

  24. i have another one, ’5 years of waiting’

  25. I think it should be called ‘number 5′.

  26. Hendrik

    I think my idea is pretty good, wish me luck =D

  27. FCdrifter

    I hope the song becomes available for download whether I win or not lol. I love this song!

  28. Red Bull’s Hangar 7 compound is going to be added into GT5? Awesome!

    • Your post is in the wrong topic, hehe. But yes, Hangar 7 will be in GT5 in the PHOTO TRAVEL mode as far as I know.

  29. NoPointEntering

    LOL, my name was allready in at least one of the GT’s credits (GT4), so entering is a bit moot. Too bad it wasn’t really me, but was there because someone else on the staff had the same name.

  30. Gtjunkie

    “Emo for GT5 owners”

  31. wakkaoaka

    ah crap I should have chosen love game as the title ;) *slaps self for referencing lady gaga*

  32. “Trace of Reason”

    • I got this one in the bag, I think we should also win a collectors edition of the game, just your name in credits is pretty cheap.

  33. SwiftRyu

    This is what I submitted. “Lights Flicker On”

    The title has meaning to both the song and game. I feel the song is about a person coming to terms with a relationship that has been emotionally draining. The lights inside their mind are turning on and they are beginning to understand that being with this person for much longer will destroy them. It symbolises the ending of their relationship and the beginning of greater things. This is a very positive, but reflective song and I feel the title captures that.

    The title is also a metaphor for a car starting and its headlights flicking on. The car symbolises Gran Turismo 5 itself. The game’s release is a very exciting event for a lot of us and we can’t wait to get inside, take the handbrake off and hit the accelerator. For such an event, I felt the title needs to be both exciting and positive.

  34. ADR_XCLUTCH

    “Endless Reason”

    • I eat meat

      Endless Road or Endless Journey. Seems like we’ve been on one!

  35. banditra101801

    Just submitted mine…”Passion Enraged in a Cage”

  36. lmfaorockthebeat

    Maybe “5 Years Late”

    :)

  37. dbarrade

    I put my entry in:

    1. Soul Concours
    2. Draith
    3. Australia
    4. The words in the song : “my soul on display” grabbed my attention, and makes me think of how Gran Turismo has essentially been your (Kazunori Yamauchi’s) and those at Polyphony’s soul on display for the last 13 years with Gran Turismo, even more with Motor Toon Grand Prix. The word Concours usually means putting very fine cars on show, so together they sum up what Gran Turismo means to me “Soul Concours”.

  38. gtone339

    My is “The Wait is Over”. Already posted it, but I’m not sure if my ‘title’ of the song is appropriate for the E3 2010 Trailer of GT5.

    Good luck to all who have summited their Title SONG for GT5 – E3 2010 trailer.

  39. Geo_212

    I slapped down “No Turning Back” as mine… Probably won’t win, considering I pondered it for like, 15 minutes before naming it… xP

  40. littlephiish

    Soul on Display. perfect

    • Evolution_GT

      Thought about that… that’s probably what they would’ve called it if they weren’t calling out to fans to name it. The only thing about your title is… how would that relate to the game?

  41. wakkaoaka

    I chose Soul Turismo :) Touring with your soul, Driving with your Soul. Although Turismo is not English… hopefully thats ok in the title on a technicality D:

    • lilmann73

      Perhaps “Touring soul” or “The soul touring?”

    • Interesting seeing Vettel & Newey at the end of that first clip. Could be seeing current F1 cars in GT5? Despite F12010 coming out this fall as well? The more F1 the better!

  42. Lischynski

    I put a note about GTPlanet in there, hopefully it shows up when I win! LOL

  43. Hahaha well this explains everything!!! Awesome comp Kaz.
    Wow I was looking for this song.

  44. Peterram430

    The difficult bit will be describing the song in less than 150 words.

  45. Jayjjj3

    Holy crap! I just found out that Daiki Kasho was born on November 2nd!

    • ElieTheBear

      why didn’t you daiki kasho born on 11 of july !??

    • Jayjjj3

      Because that’s when GT5 coms out, on his birthday.

    • Jayjjj3,

      you didn’t get ElieTheBear’s joke, lol.

  46. Jojo1234

    Lets hope we win so that someone or alot of us can say yesss my name is there!!!! The bigger the reason so that i’ll buy the game if my name is there XD

  47. martin9909

    Lost in your mind was my title .

  48. terminator363

    I submitted mine but I still think the song should be called “PREMIUM VS. STANDARD” (I forgot who made that up, it was somebody at the forums)

  49. MUSTANG750R

    “Lost for words”

  50. wow…i was looking for this song, i didn’t know that it was just made for gt5. awesome.
    about the title….it’s going to be a tough one. but for who ever that wins, I’ll be happy.

  51. snausages

    instead of all of us losing and one person winning, what if we all decide on one name to call it and enter in the same (or a similar) name for the song?

    • Milkbones

      Yup, sure, right after we all agree on what lotto numbers to enter so we all win the multi-million jackpot….

  52. Mark Kearon

    I’ll post my Suggestion after the 25th on here as Vulcao said no one wants their idea’s stolen! XD I think I made a good letter to Kaz Regardinging my idea :]

  53. Just submitted my title. It’s gonna be awesome if I see my name in the credits!!

  54. I want to see everyone posting their titles here after July 25, the deadline to name the song, so that nobody steals other’s idea. ;)

    • I think maybe if a bunch of people copy your title and enter it as their own, maybe you could have even a better chance of winning.. But I could be wrong. I thought about it before posting my entry, but said “**** it” and posted it anyway.

  55. Reaperman

    It’s pretty forgettable–and that’s using most of my diplomatic skills. True though, a song like that really needs a cool name.

    “Drugs Dull the Senses”
    “Grabbing My Ankles and Sobbing”
    “Counting Acid Goats”
    If I could understand the words I might be able to do better, or on the flip side I might not like the song as much then.

    …and maybe somebody should send them a full set of guitar strings for Xmas. It sounds like they’re missing most of theirs. My diplomacy has failed me.

  56. ismellbacon611

    I expect to see someone in GtPlanet win !!!! not me though … i’m not very creative :(

  57. My title name:

    “Life is the Reason”

    Not_too_bad, huh?

    • Reaperman

      Actually, that’s not half bad.

      The lyrics might invalidate it, but since nobody knows what they are, I think that’s about the best I’ve heard.

    • Jakemania

      I think the lyrics do sort of contradict that title. But everyone has different interpretations so who knows ;).

      I do think it is a catchy title though.

    • cool.. yeah, definitely taking some “creative licence” with that title.. hehe

  58. magic_ayrton

    @ Eric… I was just joking.. by the way you will never make number 1 in the charts with those lines!!

    • Hehe, so was I. You think I have a chance for the top ten at least?

  59. Who is singing this song?

  60. The Masfer

    This is a great song
    Should be available on iTunes

  61. Team_MoFF-No2

    I’m amazed .. I hope I can use my own favourites in the game.. I’m tired of this already.. :O)

  62. boohamdan

    submitted mine.
    what a nice gesture from Kaz =)

  63. Viva la Veloce

  64. thats actually one theme song i like, it needs a title with deep thought associated with it

  65. ExclusivesMostly

    Just entered my title, very proud of it and hope that Kaz selects it as the winner.

  66. Lubomir Bak alias BAXO

    GREAT MUSIC FOR GREAT GAME… :)) Daiki Kasho AND KAZ YAMAUCHI RULEZZ :D

  67. S3 Racer

    lyrics are on the link….

  68. S3 Racer

    hahaha
    I was right with daiki kasho when asked who was the interpret.

    Told you so lol

  69. GaBe_LoGaN

    Could anyone help with lyrics :p?

    I can’t understand a single word :( (sometimes I can’t understand my mother language songs)

    • Okay, I’m not fluent in English, not even near that, but let’s be honest: his pronounce is very unclear, isn’t it?
      Forgive me if it’s just my ears.

    • Nemesis

      Just record it from the playing source and run it in VLC change the frequency settings a bit and slow it down. The guitar should be on a different frequency band than the voice.

    • Lachlan1662

      go to the gran turismo site its there

    • This is from the gran turismo website:
      Lyrics

      Eyes go shut
      I dissipate
      Into thin air leaving no trace
      Distant voice
      Not listening
      Why don’t you just save your breath?

      All of your words feel like a jail
      That blocks the sun and makes me stale
      Not enough gold in all the world
      So why have I surrendered

      To your abusive ways
      The cracks have opened up to the core
      Is there anywhere to go from here now?
      Sick with the lies consuming our souls

      Give me one reason to take the breath we breathe for granted
      Hold it in so long that you forget to say
      Give me one reason to remain confined within the fences
      Here with you and my soul on display

      Bite my tongue
      Swallow the pain
      A bit disturbed by these displays
      Now we’ve got nothing to say
      The silence growing deadly

      So here we are drifting apart
      Neither willing to drop their guard
      Haven’t we got something to say?
      The distance growing deadly

      From years and years of pain
      The cracks go deeper than we can see
      Let’s take a good look at where we are now
      Maybe the end’s the start that we need

      Give me one reason to take the breath we breathe for granted
      Hold it in so long that you forget to say
      Give me one reason to remain confined within the fences
      Here with you and my soul on display

      Life is too precious to waste

  70. gonzzzol

    “TO THE INFINIT”

  71. MagicAyrton

    “Where have all the dashboards gone” by 800 LOL

    • Where have all the dashboards gone
      Long time passing
      Where have all the dashboards gone
      Long time ago
      Where have all the dashboards gone
      Gone to premium cars everyone
      When will they ever learn?
      When will they ever learn?

      Where have all the premium cars gone
      Long time passing
      Where have all the premium cars gone
      Long time ago
      Where have all the premium cars gone
      Gone to Gran Turismo everyone
      When will they ever learn?
      When will they ever learn?

      Where have Gran Turismo gone
      Long time passing
      Where have Gran Turismo gone
      Long time ago
      Where have Gran Turismo gone
      It’s not released yet, everyone
      When will they ever learn?
      When will they ever learn?

      Where have our release date gone
      Long time passing
      Where have our release date gone
      Long time ago
      Where have our release date gone
      It’s been-cancelled-yet-again-because-they-had-to-model-cokpits-to-all-cars-due-to-all-the-complaints-they-got-for-including-800-old-cars-without-modelling-cockpits-for-them
      When will we ever learn?
      When will we ever learn?

    • Lachlan1662

      damn that tune should have been the e3 tune!!

    • LoneWanderer

      @Erik

      ROFL

  72. Robotron2084

    hmm..not sure what the title will be,but i heard it’ll be released 5 years from now

    • haha..good one..at that point they play it in a movie that tells you that gran turismo 6 will be released in 3 years

  73. Marry_Me_GT

    Bernd;
    You’re kidding right?

  74. Marry_Me_GT

    Maxitsu;
    by “Descriptive comment regarding the music track”, they mean describe the track in your own way. Expressing what YOU think/feel about it.

    To be quite honest, Im proud of my description & name. I’d love to see who the winner is. Fingers crossed it’s a GTPlanet member!

  75. Kaz i want VW Lupo GTI as premium car, can you do this for me. Thanks!

    • Had a chat with Kaz last night, he gave it a go. The Lupo GTI now is the prize for completing the game 100%

    • freeman140

      lol. can you tell kaz to make the mazda rx-7 FC a premium car? thanks. oh, make it the 24 hour nurburgring race price.

    • Lachlan1662

      oh and kaz while were asking 4 favours can you plz get back to work and stop reading every single persons response

      lol

    • tvensky

      hahaha!!! :D this is great comments!

    • While you’re at it, can you also make a Premium Renault Super 5. From the late eighties, begin nineties? LOL

  76. Maxitsu

    1. Music Title (English only. Please limit to 1 title per person.)
    2. Your name or nickname (Alphabetical characters only)
    3. Your country of residence
    4. Descriptive comment regarding the music track (English only, in 150 words or less)

    what they mean whit: “Descriptive comment regarding the music track”

    • Probably how you interpret the lyrics, and how this motivates your title.

  77. ElieTheBear

    I named it “man furismo forever wait with maybe go kart and winny dust”

    • ElieTheBear

      forgot the premium standard thing here … maybe just THE STANDARD SONG with no cockpit view

    • ElieTheBear

      nope seriously i shoot em somthing good but I won’t tell you guys lol

  78. ///Miller325Ci

    ima give it a shot when the name hits me

  79. Lachlan1662

    discription of the song stuff that!

  80. RaWRespect

    20hours to late posted ;x

  81. Maxiboy

    Dont change the tune! That is a seriously cool tune, and we all have good feelings associated with it due to the fact we were listening to it when we found out about the release date.

    • Lachlan1662

      actually Ifound out the date just before seeing the trailer, but yes youre poit is right and yea ive even got the trailer on my ps3 via ps store.

    • Maxiboy

      Really? How and where did you get it from? Yeah I would love it on my ipod… want to listen to it on repeat when im walking up the road to my local EB games store to pick up my copy of GT5.

    • Lachlan1662

      Here i just went to the post of the release date before watchin the trailer thats all.

  82. Lachlan1662

    im probably goin to loose but wth ill give it a shot

  83. “Tip” o’ the hat not “top” ;-)

    Still that’d be about the first error I’ve ever seen in a post by Jordan.

  84. GT_Prologue5

    I put down “The Lap of Reason”. Why? Because if you were to sum up how to win in ANY Gran Turismo, I’d say “well your mind, body, and the game must reason to form the perfect lap.” Well done.

  85. Blinkwing

    I’m sure many people make the mistake on combining the song with GT5, even though they should find a name that expresses the song’s feelings, but also incorporates a definition for GT5

  86. Z06onGT5

    I submitted mine too! Lol wouldn’t it b funny if a lot of come up with the same title???

    • SuperGGfr

      «If there are multiple applicants who suggested identical names for the track, names or nicknames of all of those applicants will appear in the credits.»

      Hope I (we) win!!

  87. FCdrifter

    Submitted mine. Hope I win!

  88. Arda Tirmas

    My title is “End of Waiting” :)

  89. Mickle Pickle

    i hope i get it

  90. Razor BR

    ill give it a try !!!!! even thought i never win these contests >_<

  91. Kremator

    This sounds like great idea! *thumbs up*

  92. Jakemania

    We’ll see about that!

  93. I got this one in the bag


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