Outlander season 3 episode 9 “Doldrums” had some big changes in store for fans, and thanks to Entertainment Weekly, we know what they are.
EW broke the news as the show was airing in the east coast time block that the iconic opening sequence featuring “The Skye Boat Song” was changing to again reflect the main character’s locations and adventures.
In “Doldrums”, Jamie and Claire set sail aboard the Artemis to seek out Young Ian, kidnapped from Seal Island at the end of episode 8. As fans of the show know, Jamie doesn’t do so well with ships, so this ought to be trying for the Frasers in more ways than one.
The opening sequence with music by Bear McCreary has been changed before on the show, the bagpipes giving way for harpsichord during season 2 when the action happens in France. In season 3, the bodhran and pipes have largely been downplayed in the opening, as the time for war has passed.
Executive producer Matthew B Roberts told EW:
“We talked about it early on and asked [composer] Bear McCreary about what he thought. He thought it was a great idea. It gives it a different feel. We always call Outlander a road show. We are never in one spot very often. It’s always moving. That helps us. We change our main title to depict where we are in the story. We will do that again. We will evolve.”
Soon as the new version of the theme is available, we’ll post it for you.
- Outlander: Get Your Sassenach Hands on Bear McCreary's Season 3 Soundtrack Now
- Outlander Season 4: First Look At Jamie And Claire In America
- Finishing the Saga: John Williams Will Compose for Star Wars IX
- Led Zeppelin Unreleased Material Coming in 2018, Says Jimmy Page
- Let's Talk About Outlander Season 3, Episode 12, 'The Bakra'
- 4 New Photos From Sunday's Outlander s3e12 "The Bakra"
- Starz May Be Eyeing Outlander Season 5 Pickup
- What's Going On With Disappearing Outlander Fan Pages?
- Watch 2 Scenes From Outlander Season 3 Episode 'First Wife' Now!
- Happy Death Day Review: One Of The Better Time Loopers
- 'Score' Is A Documentary For The OST Nerd In All Of Us
- Dame Judi Dench Joins Idris Elba in ‘Cats’ Feature Film - October 18, 2018
- Jon Favreau Shares Photo of His ‘Lion King’ Production - October 18, 2018
- Tony Awards Announce Broadcast Date, and Venue for 2019 - October 18, 2018
- ‘Wheel of Time’ Showrunner Asks What Fans What They Want in Series - October 18, 2018
- Yes, Really: NASA Just Gave Godzilla His Own Constellation - October 18, 2018