List of Songs on True Detective – Episode 2 – Season 1

List of songs in order of appearance in show – “Seeing Things”

Season 1, Episode 2 iTunes Music Soundtrack

Point in the show: Opening Sequence
Artist/Song : The Handsome Family with “Far From Any Road”  –  Amazon | iTunes

Point in the show: Playing in the background while Hart (Woody Harrelson) talking to the guys in the bar
Artist/Song : John Lee Hooker with “Unfriendly Woman” –  Amazon | iTunes

Point in the show: Playing in the background while Hart (Woody Harrelson) talking to girl on the payphone
Artist/Song : John Lee Hooker with “One Bourbon, One Scotch, One Beer” –  Amazon | iTunes

Point in the show: Playing in the background when Hart (Woody Harrelson) shows up at the girl’s apartment
Artist/Song :  Vashti Bunyan with “Train Song”  – Amazon | iTunes

Point in the show:  Cohle (Matthew McConaughey) roughing up the guys at the shop
Artist/Song : The McIntosh County Shouters with “Sign of the Judgement” – Amazon | iTunes

Point in the show:  Cohle and Hart driving to the Bunny Ranch
Artist/Song : C.J. Johnson with “You Better Run to the City of Refuge” – Amazon | iTunes

Point in the show: Cohle asking people in the neighborhood and streets about Dora
Artist/Song : Steve Earle with “Meet Me in the Alleyway”  – Amazon | iTunes

Point in the show: Hart and Cohle driving around trying to find the church
Artist/Song : Cuff the Duke with “If I Live or Die” –  iTunes

Point in the show: Closing Credits song
Artist/Song : The 13th Floor Elevators with “Kingdom of Heaven”  – AmazoniTunes

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List of Songs on True Detective – Episode 2 – Season 1
Music list on HBO's True Detective Episode 2 of Season 1 including artists John Lee Hooker, Vashti Bunyan, Steve Earle and The 13th Floor Elevators