The Vampire Diaries Music: Sigur Rós To Be Featured on Season 3 Finale

Sigur Rós - Valtari

Photo Credit: Sigur Rós

There’s no denying that The Vampire Diaries music is a crucial aspect of the show — it takes all those breathtaking scenes we’ve cherished over the span of three seasons, and elevates them to an explosive level of emotion we never even knew existed. The songs always correspond to the tone of the show so perfectly that sometimes they actually become hints as to what’s to come in Mystic Falls. Moreover, with tonight being the epic Season 3 finale episode, you better believe all the tracks were beyond haunting and titillating! And guess who one of the featured bands is? Sigur Rós!

The Icelandic band Sigur Rós’ announced earlier in the week that track five from their critically acclaimed album Valtari. They made the announcement via their official Facebook page:

Do you watch the Vampire Diaries? It just so happens that Dauðalogn, track five from Valtari, will have its world premiere on the season finale of vampire diaries tonight at 8pm eastern time on the CW. Look for it in the last five minutes of the show.

The fifth track on Valtari is titled “Dauðalogn” (which translates to “deathly still”) and it’s a gorgeous, ethereal melody that’s described “like an avalanche in slow motion” (according to the music review site Beats Per Minute). At some point during the devotional number, a choir takes over and it spirals up like a phoenix rising up and taking flight. Knowing that the song will be played during the last five minutes (usually the most heart-pounding ones on the show) and that there’s a HUGE, shocking twist happening, we’re got shivers running all up and down our spines!

*Listen to the song here:* After hearing it, tell us what your immediate reaction is to it and your thoughts on The Vampire Diaries Season 3 finale!



  1. cinseg1 Said:

    Omg! It sounds funereal! We are definitely in for some death tonight! The song has an awakening yet haunting melody. It could be a death and rebirth thing- like becoming a vampire?!

  2. Theo Said:

    @cinseg1 Just finished watching! This is the only time I’ve watched ahead of time since I will be interviewing Nina today and might not make it home in time for the East Coast airing but wait until you see how it’s used. The chills have not left my body. I hope you enjoy!

  3. cinseg1 Said:

    @Theo, I just watched it too. The song was used effectively with the foreshadowing of the past. I was not to happy with the outcome of the episode. The choice? What a joke! I’m crying foul! The twists- OMG ! All were so unexpected, except Elena’s “choice” and her change.

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