Another spectacularly bloody, true-death-gooey season of fangs, flesh, and fairies came to an end last night, and—no spoiler alerts!—EW spoke with the show’s music supervisor, Gary Calamar, to get the backstory behind their rerecording of the classic blues song for which the finale episode was named.
Calamar, who also handles all the music for Dexter, House, and Men of a Certain Age, as well as holding a long-running DJ spot on LA indie station KCRW, tells EW of covering Howlin’ Wolf’s iconic song “Evil (Is Going On)” with CC Adcock and “Bad Things” singer Jace Everett: “We were looking for a sort of signature song, and we wanted to have our own. We love Howlin’ Wolf, but we just wanted to have something a little fresher, something exclusive.”
Indeed, Everett and Adcock’s version features a few unexpected guests: Calamar’s own eight-year-old daughter and two friends, including the young daughter of Say Anything actress Ione Skye, who is also stepdaughter to Australian musician Ben Lee. (The girls may sing on the song, but don’t worry; they aren’t allowed to watch the show.)
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