10 Things You Didn’t Know About The Game Of Thrones Theme Song And Intro – Screen Rant

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When Game of Thrones first debuted on HBO back in 2011, no one could have predicted the complex fantasy epic would become one of the most celebrated television series of all time. George R. R. Martin's A Song of Ice and Fire novels were said to be too high fantasy to be adapted for the viewing public, with too many locations, too many characters, and too many plots. Eight seasons later, and fans are still mourning the finale of the masterpiece.Part of what hooked viewers was the rousing theme song and unique intro, which played out like a clock-work map unfolding as the titles appeared. As viewers gazed upon the kingdom of Westeros, the call of adventure filled their ears, and they were transported to a time of clanging swords, soaring dragons, and flawed heroes. .


The music of Game of Thrones proved to be just as important as its lavish costumes and impressive sets for making Westeros come alive. Here are ten things you didn't know about the theme and intro. Continue scrolling to keep reading Click the button below to start this article in quick view Start Now 10 THE INTRO WAS MADE BEFORE THE THEME SONG The intro, consisting of an epic map with whirligig locations was made by Elastic, a popular production studio that's been behind several recent television hits, including Westworld,  True Detective,  and The Crown. The basic concept of the intro was made prior to the theme song, which was created to match it. RELATED: 10 Shows To Watch If You Like Westworld The intro, with its three-dimensional clockwork models of each Westeros location, was meant to appear built by some maester with an affinity for electric engineering. The team at Elastic were busy as the intro changed slightly each episode to factor in where the characters were going, from Westeros to Essos and back again. 9 IT WAS COMPOSED BY RAMIN DJAWADI The theme song for Game of Thrones (and the rest of ....

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