Music – Season 2

Looking for music played in each episode of True Blood‘s second season? We’ve listed the songs below, along with links to purchase them for yourself.

Also available: True Blood season 1 soundtrack | True Blood Season 1 score | True Blood season 2 soundtrack

Promos

“Beyond Here Lies Nothin’” by Bob Dylan (season 2 promo)

Bob Dylan - Together Through Life - Beyond Here Lies Nothin'

“Addict Me” by the Local NYC (Surrender to Sundays promo)

The Local NYC - Just Show Up - Addict Me

Episode 2.01 – Nothing But the Blood

“Bad Things” (theme song) by Jace Everett

Jace Everett - Bad Things - Single - Bad Things

“Butterfly By” by Extreme Music (Jason meets the Newlins)

No download available at this time.

“Hello Walls” by Faron Young (Sookie eats breakfast and misses Gran)

Faron Young - Country Heaven - Hello Walls

“La Vem A Baiana” by Jussara Silveiera (Tara and Eggs by the pool)

Jussara Silviera - The Break-Up - LA Vem a Baiana

“Back to the Crossroads” by Todd Snider (Daphne meets Sam at Merlotte’s)

Todd Snider - Happy to Be Here - Back to the Crossroads

“It’s All Good Lovin’ To Me” courtesy of Black Toast Music (Jason turns down Shawnelle at Merlotte’s)

No download available at this time.

“Leave All This Behind” courtesy of Black Toast Music (Sookie apologies to an angry Sam while a drunken Andy investigates)

No download available at this time.

“All Night Through” by The Shaker Sisters (Square dancers at Merlotte’s; Sookie talks to Tara)

The Shaker Sisters - All Night Through - All Night Through

“The Golden State” by John Doe with Kathleen Edwards (Eggs kisses Tara)

John Doe - True Blood (Music from the HBO® Original Series) [Deluxe Version] - The Golden State (Feat. Kathleen Edwards)

“Nothing But The Blood” by Randy Travis (Sookie storms out of the Merlotte’s kitchen and sees Bill)

Randy Travis - Glory Train, Songs of faith, worship & praise - Nothing But The Blood (LP Version)

The electronica/dance music playing in Fangtasia when Eric descends to the dungeon is an original composition by Nathan Barr, True Blood‘s composer.

Episode 2.02 – Keep This Party Going

“Skin ‘Em Up” courtesy of Extreme Music (Eric interrogates Lafayette)

No download available at this time.

“Forty Years Down The Road” courtesy of Black Toast Music (Maryann Visits Sam)

No download available at this time.

“God Bless Texas” by Little Texas (Jason captures the flag in flag football)

Little Texas - The Very Best of Little Texas, Live and Loud - God Bless Texas

“I Can See It” courtesy of the Music Box (Sookie and Tara talk at Merlotte’s)

No download available at this time.

“Lighten Up” by Willie Lomax courtesy of Big Boss Records (Sookie meets Maryann)
Willie Lomax Blues Revue - Best Blues Money Can Buy - Lighten' Up

“Jesus Asked Me Out Today” by Amanda Jane and The God Rockets (Concert at the Fellowship of the Sun retreat)

Amanda Jane and The God Rockets - True Blood (Music from the HBO® Original Series) [Deluxe Version] - Jesus Asked Me Out Today (Bonus Track)

“Not Coming Down” courtesy of Messy Music (Bill shops at the mall)

No download available at this time.

“You’re Gonna Miss Me” courtesy of 5 Alarm Music (Maryann gives Daphne a pep talk)

No download available at this time.

“Wanna Cause Some Trouble” by Craig Stull courtesy of Black Toast Music (Maryann starts dancing at Merlotte’s)

No download available at this time.

“One and Only” courtesy of Black Toast Music (Eric talks to Bill at the mall)

No download available at this time.

“One Monkey Don’t Stop The Show” by Sonny Terry (Maryann gets Andy Bellefleur out on the dance floor)

Sonny Terry - Sonny Is King - One Monkey Don't Stop the Show

“Keep This Party Going” by the B-52s (Dancing at Merlotte’s)

The B-52's - Funplex - Keep This Party Going

“Deeper Into You” by Johnny Hazzard (Lafayette begs to be turned instead of killed)

Johnny Hazzard - Deeper Into You - Single - Deeper Into You

“You Did (Bomp Shooby Dooby Bomp) by Chuck Prophet (end credits)

Chuck Prophet - Age of Miracles - You Did (Bomp Shooby Dooby Bomp)

Episode 2.03 – Scratches

“Spell of Wheels” by Peter Case (Sam loses it when Daphne comes up short at Merlotte’s)

Peter Case - Full Service, No Waiting - Spell of Wheels

“Me Cai” by Pacifika (Curt and Maryann cook up a feast)

Pacifika - Asunción - Me Caí

“Shooting the Rapids” courtesy of 5 Alarm (Playing on Terry’s truck radio)

No download available at this time.

“Willin’ to Crawl” by Johnny Neel (Eggs tells Tara how Maryann gave him a guitar; Tara is late for work)

Johnny Neel - Late Night Breakfast - Willin' to Crawl

“What’s a Man To Do” by The Mule Newman Band (Sam leaves Tara a voicemail)

The Mule Newman Band - Actin' Up! - What's a Man to Do

“Sex and Candy” by Marcy Playground (Jessica goes to Merlotte’s and catches Hoyt’s eye)

Marcy Playground - Marcy Playground - Sex and Candy

“When the Fire Starts to Burn” courtesy of Black Toast Music (Hoyt realizes that Jessica is a vampire)

No download available at this time.

“Iced Ages” by DJ Acucrack (Sookie barters with Eric for Lafayette’s freedom)

DJ? Acucrack - Humanoids from the Deep - Iced Ages

“Power (Voodoo Version)” King Britt Presents Sister Gertrude Morgan (It’s party time at Maryann’s)

King Britt - King Britt Presents: Sister Gertrude Morgan - Power (Voodoo Version)

“Destiny Complete” by The Angel & Mystic (Tara realizes something’s not right at the party)

The Angel & Mystic - No Gravity - Destiny Complete

“Scratches” by Debbie Davis (end credits)

Debbie Davies - Round Every Corner - Scratches

Episode 2.04 – Shake and Fingerpop

“Beni Beni (Acoustic)” by Niyaz (Tara tells Maryann she’s moving in with Sookie)

Niyaz - Nine Heavens - Beni Beni (Acoustic)

“Wrong Path” courtesy of 5 Alarm (Kenya, Bud and Mike discuss Miss Jeanette’s wounds; Andy asks about the pig)

No download available at this time.

“Walkin’ in the Shadow of the Blues” by Little Charlie and the Nightcats (Lafayette huddles on his couch)

Little Charlie & The Nightcats - Shadow of the Blues - Walkin' in the Shadow of the Blues

“Rhythm Bound” by Steve Byers (Terry doesn’t want Sam to leave; Sookie finds out Sam is leaving)

No download available at this time.

“Louisiana Hot Sauce” by Sammy Kershaw (Jason fantasizes about Sarah Newlin at the BBQ grill)

Sammy Kershaw - The Hits Chapter Two - Louisiana Hot Sauce

“Nowhere to Go” courtesy of Black Toast (At Merlotte’s, Sam tries to cut Andy off from the scotch and Arlene wants to close up and go to Tara’s party)

No download available at this time.

“Shake and Fingerpop” by Junior Walker and the All Stars (Sam arrives at Tara’s party and has a run-in with Maryann)

Junior Walker & The All Stars - The Ultimate Collection: Junior Walker & The All Stars - Shake and Fingerpop

“The Duel With The Skeleton” (from The 7th Voyage of Sinbad) by Bernard Herrmann (Lafayette watches TV and Eric shows up outside his window)

No download available at this time.

“Dig” by Headbone ft. The Tense Young Man (Tara’s party starts to heat up; Maryann goes off on her own)

No download available at this time.

“Finale” (from The 7th Voyage of Sinbad) by Bernard Herrmann (Lafayette drinks Eric’s blood)

No download available at this time.

“The Forgotten People” by Thievery Corporation (Tara and Eggs in bed together)

Thievery Corporation - Radio Retaliation (Deluxe Edition) - The Forgotten People

“Watch My Mouth” by Cazwell (Eric’s blood sends Lafayette into a dancing frenzy)

Cazwell - Get Into It - Watch My Mouth

“Dig” (reprise) (end credits)

No download available at this time.

Episode 2.05 – Never Let Me Go

“Ebben, Ne Andro Lotana” courtesy of Extreme Music (Sookie chases Barry down the hall)

No download available at this time.

“Tomorrow” by Lisa Shaw (Sookie tries to talk to Barry over the “continental” breakfast bar)

Lisa Shaw - Free - Tomorrow

“Fly on the Wall” by Kelly Pardekooper, courtesy of Black Toast Music (Terry tries to stay out of the girlfight between Arlene & Daphne)

Kelly Pardekooper & the Devil's House Band - Johnson County Snow - Fly On the Wall

“Wild Love” by Kelly Pardekooper, courtesy of Black Toast Music (Lafayette returns to Merlotte’s)

kelly pardekooper - Haymaker Heart - Wild Love

“Gnossienne No 4″ by Erik Satie (Isabel and Stan meet Bill and Sookie)

Patrick Cohen - Satie - Gnossienne nº 4

“Hellbound Train” by Three Bad Jacks (Maryann causes confusion and strife for Tara at Merlotte’s)

Three Bad Jacks - Crazy In the Head - Hellbound Train

Cello Suite #5 Allemonde Movement (Eric reveals his connection to Godric)

Steven Isserlis - J.S. Bach: Cello Suites - Cello Suite No 5 In C Minor, BWV 1011: Movement 2: Allemande

“Everybody Needs Somebody” by Silas Hogan (Sam and Daphne put the pool table to use)

No download available at this time.

“Badunkadunk” courtesy of Extreme Music (“muzak” at the Hotel Carmilla)

No download available at this time.

“Never Let Me Go” by Katie Webster (end credits)

Katie Webster - Katie Webster: Deluxe Edition - Never Let Me Go

Episode 2.06 – Hard-Hearted Hannah

“Dark Horse” courtesy of Extreme Music (playing in the Hotel Carmilla lobby)
Not available for download.

“Reflections” by Joel Evans & Friends (being played on the hotel piano)
Not available for download.

“Real Love” by Von Daler & Low Pressure featuring Natasja (Isabel and Hugo visit Bill and Sookie)
Von Daler & Low Pressure - Sonatas en Dub - Real Love (feat. Natasja)

“Hard Hearted Hannah (The Vamp From Savannah)” sung by Bill Compton (Bill plays the piano at a hotel bar while Lorena solicits a couple)

“Two Angels” by Peter Case (Sam and Daphne on the pool table)
Peter Case - The Man With the Blue Post Modern Fragmented Neo-Traditionalist Guitar - Two Angels

“Dead Flowers” by the Rolling Stones (playing in Maryann’s Jag while Tara and Eggs drive)
The Rolling Stones - Sticky Fingers (Remastered) - Dead Flowers

“Gator Blues” by Willie Arons & Joey Peters (playing on the Merlotte’s jukebox)
No download available.

“Walk First” by Steve O. McComb (playing on the Merlotte’s jukebox)
No download available.

“Shakin’ All Over” by Eilen Jewel (Hoyt tells Maxine that his girlfriend is a vampire)
Eilen Jewell - Sea of Tears - Shakin' All Over

“Get You Back” by Son of Dave (a drunken Andy sees a familiar pig by the side of the road)
Son of Dave - O2 - Get You Back

“So To Speak” by DJ Accucrack (Tara and Eggs return to Sookie’s house and see that Maryann had a party)
DJ? Acucrack - Sorted - So to Speak

“Maenad’s Delight” by Bruno Coon (Tara and Eggs stumble onto an orgy in the backyard)
Original song composed for True Blood.

“Hard Hearted Hannah” by Dolly Kay (end credits)
Dolly Kay - Women With Attitude - Hardhearted Hannah

Episode 2.07 – Release Me

“There Ought To Be A Moonlight Savings Time” by Guy Lombardo (Flashback – Bill blames Lorena for taking his humanity)
No download available

“Day Too Soon” by Sia (Hoyt and Jessica decide to take their relationship to the next level)
Sia - Some People Have Real Problems - Day Too Soon

“Release Me” by Conway Twitty & Loretta Lynn (Lafayette starts making sales calls)
Conway Twitty & Loretta Lynn - Hey Good Lookin' - Release Me

“Bleeding Love” by Leona Lewis (Jessica wakes up to find Hoyt decorating her hotel room)
Leona Lewis - Bleeding Love - Single - Bleeding Love

“Sadie Don’t Throw Me Over” by James Combs (Andy confronts the Bon Temps’ townspeople at Merlotte’s)
No download available

“Death Trip” by Bad Livers (end credits)
Bad Livers - Blood and Mood - Death Trip

Episode 2.08 – Timebomb

“Dilruba (Junkie XL Remix)” by Niyaz (Godric’s welcome home party; Eric toys with Jason)
Niyaz - Niyaz - Dilruba

“The Longing” by Karsh Kale (Bill and Eric talk; Isabel brings Hugo to Godric)
Karsh Kale - Traveler '01 - The Longing

“Rafiki (Rise Ashen Future-Tribal Mix)” by Bob Holroyd (Jason apologizes to Bill, and gives him a man hug)
Bob Holroyd - Traveler '03 - Rafiki (Rise Ashen Future-Tribal Mix)

“Hejran” by Niyaz (Catfight! Sookie and Lorena throw down.)
Niyaz - Nine Heavens - Hejran

“Timebomb” by Beck (end credits)
Beck - Kara Goucher's Endurance Boost - Timebomb

Episode 2.09 – I Will Rise Up

“Whiskey’s Gone” by The Zac Brown Band (Arlene freaks out at Merlotte’s, Lafayette notices Tara’s bruises)
Zac Brown Band - True Blood (Music from the HBO® Original Series) [Deluxe Version] - Whiskey's Gone (Live) [Bonus Track]

“Lucky Few” by Los Infernos (Lafayette confronts Eggs about Tara’s bruises)
No download available.

“Devil Woman” by Marty Robbins (Maryann visits the Bon Temps jail, looking for Sam)
Marty Robbins - The Essential Marty Robbins - Devil Woman

“You’re Gonna Miss Me” by 13th Floor Elevators (Lafayette and Lettie Mae come to get Tara)
The 13th Floor Elevators - The Psychedelic World of the 13th Floor Elevators - You're Gonna Miss Me

“Deadcat Rumble” by Zombie Ghost Train (Maryann goes to Merlotte’s in search of Sam)
Zombie Ghost Train - Glad Rags & Body Bags - Deadcat Rumble

“I Will Rise Up” by Lyle Lovett (end credits)
Lyle Lovett - It's Not Big It's Large - I Will Rise Up/Ain't No More Cane

Episode 2.10 – New World in My View

“Sweet Hon” courtesy of 5 Alarm Records (Jason, Sookie and Bill take the Anubis Air shuttle bus from the airport)
No download available.

“Baby, You Ain’t Looking Right” by Powersolo (Sam and Andy barricade themselves in Merlotte’s walk-in cooler)
Powersolo - It's Raceday ...and Your Pu..y Is Gut!!! - Baby, You Ain't Looking Right

“Hello Walls” by Faron Young (Sookie and Bill return to the Stackhouse home to find that Maryann has redecorated)
Faron Young - Country Heaven - Hello Walls

“Vamp Vamp” by James Combs (Playing at Merlotte’s as the orgy continues)
No download available.

“Blood” by Band of Skulls (The partying continues)
Band of Skulls - Baby Darling Doll Face Honey - Blood

“New World In My View” by Sister Gertrude Morgan & King Britt (Jason and his chainsaw come to Merlotte’s to save the day; also plays during the end credits)
King Britt - King Britt Presents: Sister Gertrude Morgan - New World In My View

Episode 2.11 – Frenzy

“You Made Me Love You (I Didn’t Want To Do It)” by Harry James (Bill visits Queen Sophie-Anne and asks for help with Maryann)
Harry James and His Orchestra - 16 Most Requested Songs of the 1940s, Vol. 1 - You Made Me Love You (I Didn't Want To Do It)

“Save Me Tonight” courtesy of Black Toast Music (playing on the radio in Jason’s truck)
No download available at this time.

“Frenzy” by Screamin’ Jay Hawkins (Jason and Andy go to the Sheriff’s office and find a possessed Rosie at the front desk)
Screamin' Jay Hawkins - Cow Fingers and Mosquito Pie - Frenzy

“Pickle Up A Doodle” sung by Sheriff Dearborn while square dancing with Andy
No download available at this time.

“Elective Surgical Strike” by DJ? Accucrack (Sam brings Arlene’s kids to Fangtasia to ask for Eric’s help)
Acumen Nation - Cyanotic Presents: Gears Gone Wild - Elective Surgical Strike (Cracknation Mix)

“The Good Life” by Ann-Margret (The Queen, Bill, and Hadley lounge by the pool)
Ann-Margret - Let Me Entertain You - The Good Life (from The Swinger)

“Softblow Glow” courtesy of Extreme Music (Playing Yahtzee by the pool)
No download available at this time.

“Set ‘Em Up Joe” courtesy of Extreme Music (Still playing Yahtzee…)
No download available at this time.

“Frenzy” by Screamin’ Jay Hawkins (end credits)
Screamin' Jay Hawkins - Cow Fingers and Mosquito Pie - Frenzy

Episode 2.12 – Beyond Here Lies Nothin’

“Party Lights” by Claudine Clark (Maxine dances around the kitchen, then tries to escape)
Claudine Clark - The Chancellor Records Story - Party Lights

“Set ‘Em Up Joe” courtesy of Extreme Music (More Yahtzee…)
No download available at this time.

“Bridal Chorus” by Richard Wagner arranged by Nathan Barr (Maryann’s wedding march)
Wedding Classics - Wedding Classics: Wedding Marches - Bridal Chorus

“Canon and Gigue in D Major” by Johann Pachelbel arranged by Nathan Barr (Maryann’s creepy wedding)
Academy of Ancient Music & Christopher Hogwood - Pachelbel: Canon & Other Baroque Favorites - Canon and Gigue in D Major

“Wedding March” by Felix Mendelssohn arranged by Nathan Barr (still at Maryann’s wedding)
Wedding Classics - Wedding Classics: Wedding Marches - Wedding March

“Marie Marie” by Dave Alvin and the Guilty Women (The folks at Merlotte’s try to get back to normal)
Dave Alvin - Dave Alvin and the Guilty Women - Marie Marie

“Zombie For Your Love” by Kim Jenz and the Jaguars (Jane tries to explain why she lost her finger; Andy is upset that everyone thinks he’s crazy; Jason shows unusual maturity)
Kim Lenz and the Jaguars - It's All True! - Zombie for Your Love

“Savin’ Up For Saturday Night” courtesy of Black Toast Music (background music at Merlotte’s)
Not available for download at this time.

“Gasoline and Matches” by Buddy and Julie Miller (Jessica makes out with a trucker)
Buddy & Julie Miller - Written In Chalk - Gasoline and Matches

“Before the Night is Over” by Jerry Lee Lewis featuring BB King (Bill and Sookie dance)
Jerry Lee Lewis featuring B.B. King - Last Man Standing - Before the Night Is Over (Featuring B.B. King)

“Beyond Here Lies Nothin’” by Bob Dylan (end credits)
Bob Dylan - Together Through Life - Beyond Here Lies Nothin'

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