"Hollywood and Vines"
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"Hollywood and Vines" is an orchestral piece on the Season One soundtrack. It plays during jungle treks throughout the series and is heard at least once each season, including every finale but one. The piece features a heavy bassline in the low strings while violins play a melody in counterpoint.

Main appearance

Sawyer reads his letter on the beach, smoking a cigarette as his eyes reflect the tragedy within. Seeing some of the survivors going on a hike, he decides to join them. The survivors climb up mountains, attempting to reach higher ground to send a transmission. Together, they help one another to get up a particularly steep section.

Full list of appearances

"Hollywood and Vines" and its variations play during the following scenes.


This piece makes a cameo appearance during act IV of the pilot episode of another J.J. Abrams show Fringe. Michael Giacchino composes music for that show as well.

Sheet music



Variations on the theme from "Hollywood and Vines" appear in "Fly By Dire", "Flying High", "Early Mourning Mystery", "Ex Marks the Jack", "The Good Shepherd", "JACK FM", "Just What the Doctor Ordered", "Kate Makes a Splash", "An Other Dark Agenda", "The Only Pebble in the Jungle", "Nadia on Your Life", "Sawyer Jones and the Temple of Boom", "The Stick With Me Speech" and "Timecrunch".

Title significance

The title references the music style - cinematic scores - and the setting - a jungle. "Hollywood and Vine" is also the famous Los Angeles intersection of Hollywood Boulevard and Vine Street.

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