Music From Breaking Bad Season 4

Breaking Bad‘s original score is composed by Dave Porter. The show also draws on the work of other popular recording artists with Music Supervision by Thomas Golubić. Below is a list of musicians and songs featured in Season 4.

Songs from Seasons 1 and 2 are collected on the Breaking Bad Soundtrack, available for purchase through iTunes and Amazon.

Season 4 Music:

Episode 1: Box Cutter
1. Skyler notices that Walt Jr. is awake and has music playing. She quickly moves Walt’s car from the driveway.
Song: Tee Double, “Bringing It Back”
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2. Closing montage: Walt walks to his car, and the police work the crime scene at Gale Boetticher’s apartment.
Song: Alexander, “Truth”
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Episode 2: Thirty-Eight Snub
1. Jesse tries out his brand new stereo system. Badger and Skinny Pete come over to check it out.
Song: D/R Period, “Money”
(Not commercially available)

2. Jesse offers to “bump a few lines” with Badger and Skinny Pete. At first they refuse, 12 steps and all, but soon crumble to temptation.
Song: The Trak Kartel, “Up in the Club”
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3. While Jesse is zoned out, Skinny Pete and Badger engage in a heated debate about zombie-themed video games.
Song: 2 Live Crew, “Hoochie Mama”
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4. Jesse throws a big party, with free booze and drugs for all the local townies and tweakers.
Song: Public Enemy, “Unga Bunga Bunga”
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5. Jesse leaves his house to go to work and cranks up the music to jolt the party back to life.
Song: Mash Out Posse (M.O.P.), “Raise Hell”
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6. Badger arrives with pizzas while the party is still going strong. Andrea arrives to talk with Jesse.
Song: Dub-Boro, “I’m Down”
(Not commercially available)

7. Jesse’s party has ended and folks are heading home, even Skinny Pete & Badger. Left alone, Jesse cranks up the music and crumbles into a heap next to the thumping speakers.
Song: Honey Claws, “Digital Animal”
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Episode 3: Open House
1. Under the guise of a potential home buyer, Marie visits an open house and spins an elaborate tale to the real estate agent of her life as a divorced mother of son “Eli, a Gemini.”
Song: Dave’s True Story, “Spasm”
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2. Montage: Jesse drives around a go-kart ring and then heads home to find the party has taken an ugly turn, but he finds a sort of peace in all the chaos.
Song: Fever Ray, “If I Had a Heart”
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Episode 4: Bullet Points
1. Walter, Skyler and Walt Jr. visit the Schrader home for the first time since Hank’s release from the hospital.
Song: Melani L. Skybell, “Days Like This”
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2. Hank shows Walt and Walt Jr. a tape of Gale Boetticher performing at a Thailand karaoke bar.
Song: “Major Tom” as performed by David Costabile (as Gale Boetticher)
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3. While Jesse shaves a dude’s head, a worried Walt confronts him about clues being found at Gale Boetticher’s crime scene.
Song: EL-P, “Flyentology (Cassettes Won’t Listen Remix)”
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4. Heading off to work, Jesse cranks up the stereo to get the party going again. He hands off cash to one chatterbox to go get pizza for everyone. This gets noticed.
Song: Crown City Rockers, “Break”
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5. Jesse arrives home to find partiers mellow and wolfing down pizza. He heads upstairs to play video games, and finds his money is gone.
Song: Bassnectar, “The 808 Track”
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Episode 5: Shotgun
1. Mike and Jesse drive around picking up payments. Jesse is bored out of his mind. Later, without Jesse’s help, Walt is working feverishly in the superlab.
Song: Ana Tijoux, “1977″
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2. After evading an attempted robbery, Jesse picks up Mike from the street corner, outside Garcia’s Café.
Song: Arturo Salas, “Corrido de Tiburcio Calderon”
(Not commercially available)

Episode 6: Cornered
1. Mike and Jesse eat at a diner. Jesse is coming off the crystal, and Mike urges him to eat something. Music is playing in the diner.
Song: Conway Twitty, “I Can’t Believe She Gives it all to Me”
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2. Walt Jr. pulls into the driveway with his brand new muscle car, music blaring.
Song: Tinie Tempah, “Till I’m Gone”
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3. Back at the diner, Jesse and Mike are eating when Gus arrives.
Song: James Hand, “Here Lies A Good Old Boy”
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Episode 7: Problem Dog

1. At the car wash, Walt and Skyler talk about returning Walt Jr.’s muscle car. Music plays from the car wash sound system.
Song: Pretty Poison, “Catch Me I’m Falling”
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2. Instead of taking Walt Jr.s muscle car back to the dealership, Walt takes it on a joyride.
Song: Pretenders, “Boots of Chinese Plastic”
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3. Marie visits Skyler, who is working the register at the car wash.
Song: The Fixx, “Saved By Zero”
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Episode 8: Hermanos
1. In the hospital waiting room, Walt waits for the results of his latest PET/CT scan.
Song: W. A. Mozart, “Concerto in C For Flute & Harp, K-299 Andantino”
(Not commercially available)

2. Skyler vacuum packs space bags with with Walt’s ill-begotten earnings and stores them under the house.
Song: Walter Wanderley, “Crickets Sing for Ana Maria (Os Grilos)”
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3. Gus pays Tio a visit at the retirement home to discuss the events surrounding his partner’s death in Mexico several years earlier.
Song: Fritz’s Polka Band, “Grandparents Polka”
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Episode 9: Bug
1. Hank enlists Walt’s help in keeping Gus and his business under surveillance.
Song: “Eye of the Tiger” performed by Dean Norris (as Hank Schrader)
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2. Skyler rings up phony receipts for phantom customers as Ted walks in requesting to talk to her.
Song: Thomas Dolby, “Hyperactive!”
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3. Gus prepares a stew for his dinner with Jesse.
Song: Nat Adderley, “Scrambled Eggs”
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4. Gus makes Jesse a proposition over dinner.
Song: Patrick Prouty, “Remembering Section 403″
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Episode 10: Salud
1. Celebrating renewed ties, Don Eladio welcomes Gus, Jesse and Mike to his hacienda for a celebratory toast.
Song: Bang Data, “Bang Data”
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2. Gus returns to the hacienda patio and looks on as Don Eladio takes a spill.
Song: Thee Oh Sees, “Tidal Wave”
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Episode 11: Crawl Space
No music in this episode

Episode 12: End Times
1. Walt sits alone in his backyard spinning his revolver on the patio table. He contemplates his current predicament.
Song: Apollo Sunshine, “We Are Born When We Die”
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2. Detective Gomez and a K-9 unit inspect Gus’ industrial laundry facility for evidence of drug-related activity.
Song: Pistolera, “Nuevos Ojos”
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Episode 13: Face Off
1. Walt visits Tio at the retirement home and offers a proposition.
Song: Fritz Ritz and His Polka Band, “Here is Fritz’s Polka Band”
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2. At the nursing home Tio makes a request to his nurse. Music plays from the nursing home speakers.
Song: APM Music Library, “Monaco”
(Not commercially available)

3. Tio returns to his room at the nursing home. Music plays from the nursing home speakers.
Song: Crucial Music Library, “I Wonder”
(Not commercially available)

4. Tyrus inspects the halls of the nursing home and makes sure the coast is clear. Music plays from the nursing home speakers.
Song: APM Music Library, “Dreams of You”
(Not commercially available)

5. After receiving the “all clear” from Tyrus, Gus enters the nursing home and confronts Tio.
Song: Apparat, “Goodbye (instrumental)”
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6. Gus walks out of Tio’s room and straightens his tie. Music plays from the nursing home speakers.
Song: Firstcom Music Library, “Fourth Floor: Ladies Shoes”
(Not commercially available)

7. Walt and Jesse clean up the lab and remove any incriminating evidence.
Song: The Taalbi Brothers, “Freestyle”
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8. Fearing for Walt, Skyler calls his cell phone, and he delivers the news.
Song: Danger Mouse & Daniele Luppi, “Black (featuring Norah Jones)”
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