The Secret Audio In BioShock Infinite Sure Is Creepy

At one point during BioShock Infinite, you gain a vigour called Possession. The scene where this occurs is evocative and eerie, and the audio that plays at the time is partially to blame. If you play that eerie audio backwards, it becomes even creepier: you can understand what's being said.

And this audio found by EveryClickCounts isn't the only secret audio in BioShock Infinite.

There is also secret background music. If you take an ambient sound in the game and you speed it up, it kind of sounds like a woman is singing. You can even make out a guitar-like tune, weirdly enough. IGN breaks it down:

Though these were the only two I could find, I wouldn't be surprised if there were other hidden audio things in BioShock Infinite. Feel free to share if you know of any others.

BioShock Infinite - Secret Background Music [IGN] Secret Reversed Audio - BioShock Infinite [EveryClickCounts]


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    Romeo & Juliet Act 3 Scene 2 Come, gentle night, come, loving, black-browed night, Give me my Romeo. And when I shall die, Take him and cut him out in little stars, And he will make the face of heaven so fineThat all the world will be in love with night And pay no worship to the garish sun.
    Is it relevant to the game or just a whimsy?

      I'd say relevant.

      The Vigor possesses someone (Give me my Romeo) and when it expires (And when I shall die) the person kills themself (Take him and cut him out in little stars)

      I think we have a winner!

      I always thought the way the lady that is summoned through the vigor was a bit lovey with the one she is aimed at, whispering suggestions then abandoning them to live with their misery. That verse seems to not only fit the reversed audio, but the idea of what the vigor is.

    I absolutely love it when developers care so much as to include such secrets and little gems to reward you for exploration and effort. True depth right there.

      Yes this is totally awesome.

    I feel that there's so much in this game that I've somehow missed, even though I felt like I was playing it with a fine toothcomb. I never heard the girl sitting there singing by the stocks, and there's a complete scene where Booker picks up a guitar and sings with Elizabeth which I never saw, because I never once remember seeing a guitar!

    Must play it again someday.

    I swear a bar of the chorus of Leonard Cohen's 'Hallelujah' gets played as you get above the clouds and see Columbia for the first time. Same deal with 'Amazing Grace' when you enter through the baptism tunnel thing.

    I'm only part way through the game (think I've got the twist figured out already - the talk about the man being 'both saint and sinner' as he's in the baptism water etc. seem to lead to only one conclusion) but the music's been a massive part in selling the atmosphere of the game. The Mozart at the Lady Comstock memorial fits perfectly.

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