Sunday, March 9, 2014

The Music of True Detective

True Detective is an American television anthology crime drama series on HBO created and written by Nic Pizzolatto. Season one stars Matthew McConaughey, Woody Harrelson, Michelle Monaghan, Michael Potts, and Tory Kittles, and uses multiple timelines to trace two Louisiana State Police Criminal Investigations Division homicide detectives' hunt for a serial killer in Louisiana across seventeen years. The series premiered on January 12, 2014, and consists of eight episodes. The series debuted to widespread critical acclaim. (Wikipedia)

This is a Spotify playlist collecting all the songs played in the series. Source is TuneFind and songs from the eighth and final episode will be added soon.



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Strikethrough songs (5/43) are not available on Spotify. Some songs may be not available in all countries.

Episode 1 - "The Long Bright Dark"
Far from Any Road by The Handsome Family
Young Men Dead by The Black Angels
Sign of the Judgement by The McIntosh County Shouters
Rocks and Gravel by Bob Dylan

Episode 2 - "Seeing Things"
Train Song by Vashti Bunyan
You Better Run to the City of Refuge by C.J. Johnson
Meet Me In the Alleyway by Steve Earle
If I Live or If I Die (Bonus Track) by Cuff the Duke
Kingdom of Heaven by The 13th Floor Elevators
One Bourbon, One Scotch, One Beer by John Lee Hooker
Unfriendly Woman by John Lee Hooker

Episode 3 - "The Locked Room"
Stand By Me by The Staple Singers
Does My Ring Burn Your Finger by Buddy Miller
I'm a One Woman Man by Johnny Horton
Evangeline Special by Jo-El Sonnier
The Heart That You Own by Dwight Yoakam

Episode 4 - "Who Goes There"
A History of Bad Men by Melvins
American Life by Primus
Holy Mountain by Sleep
Clan In da Front by Wu-Tang Clan
Honey Bee (Let's Fly to Mars) by Grinderman
Are you alright? by Lucinda Williams
Illegal Business by Boogie Down Productions
Bring It to Jerome by Bo Diddley
Rainin' in My Heart by Slim Harpo

Episode 5 - "The Secret Fate of All Life"
Eli by Bosnian Rainbows
Casey's Last Ride by Kris Kristofferson
Tired of Waiting for You by The Kinks
Protect Ya Neck by Wu-Tang Clan
Clan In da Front by Wu-Tang Clan (already in the playlist)

Episode 6 - "Haunted Houses"
Waymore's Blues by Waylon Jennings
Too Many Tears In My Eyes by Ike & Tina Turner
Every Man Needs a Companion by Father John Misty
Core Chant by Meredith Monk
Variations Goldberg, BWV 988: Aria by Glenn Gould
The Good Book by Emmylou Harris
Kingdom of Heaven by The 13th Floor Elevators (already in the playlist)
Sign of the Judgement by Cassandra Wilson

Episode 7 - "After You've Gone"
Did She Jump or Was She Pushed? by Richard & Linda Thompson
Lungs by Townes Van Zandt
Fault Line by Black Rebel Motorcycle Club
Floating Bridge by Gregg Allman
Trance Figure by School of Seven Bells
Angel of the Morning by Juice Newton
Red Light (featuring Ravenbird) by Vincent and Mr. Green

Episode 8 - "Form and Void"
To be added


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