Music from The Originals Episode 20: “A Closer Walk with Thee”

Hayley and Elijah kiss in "A Closer Walk with Thee" - music from The Originals episode 20

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Are you wondering what festive songs and somber dirges were playing during Father Kieran’s farewell? Or which heart-rendering track set the mood for Hayley and Elijah’s sweet kiss at the end of the evening? Don’t worry, sweethearts — look no further than our latest music round-up. Dive into the playlist below to check all the brilliant artists and musicians who were featured in The Originals episode 20: “A Closer Walk with Thee.” (FYI: special shout-out to music supervisor Chris Mollere for providing us with so many incredible songs!)

Long Time Traveller” by The Wailin’ Jennys: Plays at the beginning of the episode during Father Kieran’s wake (aka Klaus’s dream). One by one members of the community pay their respects to the honorable priest.

Drowsy Maggie / Rakish Paddy / Harvest Storm” by Altan: Plays when mourners gather at Rousseau’s to honor Kieran’s death the Irish way: with drinks, speeches, and live music. It also plays as Cami and Klaus discuss fatherhood and when Marcel gives a toast for Father K.

In Crimson” by Jessy Greene: Plays after Davina and Abigail perform a séance to call forth the Little Witch’s fiddler friend Tim.

The Kid On The Mountain” by The Ballybeg Band

Just A Closer Walk With Thee” by Sabor! Brass Band: This dirge plays as mourners trail behind Father Kieran’s coffin, which is being escorted in a horse and carriage.

Celebration” by Sabor! Brass Band

“Bringin’ The Flavor” by Sabor! Brass Band

Too Late” by M83: Plays towards the end of the episode when Hayley and Elijah kiss and set off fireworks. (Swoon alert!)

What was your favorite music moment from The Originals Season 1 Episode 20? Which song did you immediately add on to your mp3 player? Sound off in the comments, sweethearts!


  1. Clara Said:

    what is the music when Klaus talks to Marcel at the end of the episode? One of the sentence is “maybe the scars were too deep” or somethings like that.

  2. Anna Said:

    Father Kieran wake / Klaus’s dream!

  3. Lori Said:

    What piano song is playing when Klause turns Marcel?

  4. Maria Said:

    I finally found the music of Klau’s dream! thanks! so amazing :(

  5. Abby Said:

    Long Time Traveller, by the Wailin’ Jennys is so very beautiful. Thank you once again Chris Mollere!

  6. Mags Said:

    I cant find “Long Time Traveller, by the Wailin’ Jennys” to download. Which site can someone suggest?

  7. Estee Said:

    Please can someone tell me the name of the song and artist that was played at the end of the originals season 2 episode 8 where klaus orders marcel to bring the coffin where they will put finn inside.

  8. clinton Said:

    What’s the name of the song is played during Aiden’s funeral

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