Being a Hideo Kojima game, Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain is filled with pop culture references, including a full ’80s music soundtrack. The entirety of which can be listened to from Snake’s iDroid once each cassette tape is collected. They’re scattered about the map, so knowing where you should be looking can come in handy, right? Just follow our trusty guide and keep an ear out for the music.
The Man Who Sold the World
Complete the Prologue.
Maneater – Hall & Oates
Look for this tape within Lamar Khaate Palace in the Southwest.
True – Spandau Ballet
Head to the Southern village of Da Shago Kallai. It’s next to a gate with a watchtower, in a room.
Love Will Tear Us Apart – Joy Division
Look for this song in Afghanistan Central Base Camp.
Take On Me – A-Ha
In the Western wing of the Yakho Oboo Supply Outpost.
Only Time Will Tell – Asia
Found within the Eastern Communications Post.
The Final Countdown – Europe
Check an eastern building within Qarya Sakhra Ee.
Kids in America – Kim Wilde
Look within the southwest, main building of Da Shago Kallai.
She Blinded Me with Science – Thomas Dolby
Check the Northeast Guard Post, past Wialo Village.
Ride a White Horse – Laid Back
Follow the path north of Lamar Khaate Palace to reach a checkpoint with this tape.
Rebel Yell – Billy Idol
Found West of the bridge on Mountain Relay Base.
Dancing with Tears in my Eyes – Ultravox
This tape is found within Ditadi Abandoned Village.
Quiet Life – Japan
Check the Southeast building of Mfinda Oilfield for this tape.
You Spin Me Round (Like a Record) – Dead or Alive
Check the Northwest, past Lufwa Valley, for a small outpost.
Too Shy – Kajagoogoo
Within a tent in Kiziba Camp, you’ll find this tape.
Friday I’m In Love – The Cure
Go to Lufwa Valley and search within the mansion.
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