Nokia N76 teams up with Travis; Shipping with Music from the Band begins

Nokia N76 and Travis band

Mobile phone giant Nokia has begun shipping the Nokia N76 phone to key European, Asian and Middle Eastern markets. The latest Nokia 76 phone packs in multimedia computer, technology and design, creating a whole new revolution in design for a multimedia computer. This latest eye-catching addition to the Nokia Nseries portfolio brings a wide range of multimedia experiences to consumers, enabling them to create, consume and connect, using music, videos, images and the internet.

Furthermore, Nokia also announced that they have tied-up with Sony BMG Music Entertainment to bring the award winning music of Travis, UK’s most influential bands, to new owners of the Nokia N76 phone in selected markets. The Nokia N76 is the latest multimedia computer that combines a sleeker designed body with technology to create a revolution in design for a multimedia computer.

Consumers who purchase the Nokia N76 phone in selected countries namely Austria, Belgium, Netherlands, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Italy, Norway and Sweden, will have as part of the Nokia N76 sales package, a special voucher that gives the owners the rights to download 5 pre-selected Travis songs from the MSN music shops in their countries.

“Closer” the first single from the band’s much anticipated fifth studio album “The Boy With No Name” will be available for download when it is released on April 23, 2007. What’s more, four further tracks selected from their previous four studio albums) will be also be made available.

“We’re very excited about being able to offer music from Travis, a genuinely thought provoking and inspirational band, for mobile enjoyment with the Nokia N76,” said Tapio Hedman, senior vice-president Multimedia, Nokia. “This compelling offer confirms the commitment Nokia Nseries has to music and developing devices that match the lifestyles of consumers”

“Artist identity and target audience of Travis fit perfectly the Nokia brand and the Nokia N76 product” said Marcel Engh, Vice President, Brand Entertainment, Sony BMG Europe. “We are thrilled that we developed with Nokia a unique entertainment proposition to drive a richer customer brand engagement”

Nokia Nseries music fans will enjoy the exclusive quick cover keys on the Nokia N76, which let you quickly and easily control the device’s music features from the outside of the folded device, for instant tunes wherever you are. Holding up to 1500 tracks the Nokia N76 works with industry standard 3.5 mm headphones and supports the renowned Windows Media DRM for optimal use.

The Nokia N76 is based on S60 3rd Edition software on Symbian OS, thereby rendering a superb amalgamation of style and substance.