Six Feet Under: Behind the Scenes

The Making of the Title Credits

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Six Feet Under: Behind the Scenes

The Making of the Title Credits

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We wanted something that you would see week after week and be entertained enough to keep watching. Something that wouldn't completely reveal itself on the first viewing. --Alan Poul, Six Feet Under

We asked Thomas Newman to compose the music first, just to compose a ninety second piece of music. I had worked with him before - he scored "American Beauty" - and I think he's just a brilliant composer.

Usually you do pictures first and then you add music. We did it the other way around - I think basically because we didn't have any idea what we wanted picture-wise.
--Alan Ball, Six Feet Under