"Romancing the Cage"
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©2008 Varèse Sarabande and Michael Giacchino

"Romancing the Cage" is an orchestral piece on the Season 3 soundtrack. Although it featured in several characters' emotional scenes in the early seasons, it has become mainly associated with Sawyer and Kate's relationship since "I Do".

Main appearance

Kate has just broken Sawyer out of his cage and asks him to escape. Sawyer tells her he won't because they're on a different island and have no way to return to their own. He kept this from Kate to give her hope.

They begin kissing and remove each others' clothes.

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Before its own theme, the piece begins by blending Kate's theme and motif


Variations on the piece appears in "Ain't Talkin' Bout Nothin'" and "Temple And Spring".

Title significance

The title refers to romance in a cage. It also references the 1984 Michael Douglas movie Romancing the Stone.

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