What’s the song opening Better Call Saul 6 Episode 8?

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After a break that lasted more than a month, Better Call Saul Season 6 came back with all the dramatic events of Episode 8. It’s the episode where Lalo Salamanca was shot by Gus Fring, closing a long chapter of Better Call Saul‘s plot and ending the presence of one of the series’s best characters. It’s also the episode where Howard’s death is sorted out: Mike takes care of the body, simulating a suicide. The episode’s opening scene shows Howard’s car at the beach, his shoes dragged by the waves, and some classical music coming out of the vehicle. Let’s discover what song the radio was playing.

What’s the song played on Howard’s car in the opening scene of Better Call Saul Season 6 Episode 8?

The song played by the radio in Howard’s car at the beginning of episode 8 of Better Call Saul Season 6 is Mazurka In The Style of Chopin by Leslie Howard. You can find the official streaming of the song below.

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The song is part of his album Opus 25, released in 1989. The album is made of 24 short compositions where Howard reinterpreted the music of many influential classical musicians, like Mozart, Bach, Grieg, Mendelssohn, and Beethoven.

What’s the meaning of the song inside the TV series?

Classical music is considered the passion of people of culture, so the series’ authors have likely chosen it as the one coming out of Howard’s car to feed the fans’ respect for him. Besides this, the song’s author shares the name Howard with the character of BSC.