"Lying for the Island"
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©2009 Varèse Sarabande and Michael Giacchino

"Lying for the Island" is an orchestral piece on the Season 4 soundtrack. It plays as the Oceanic Six find and board the Searcher.

Main appearance

Frank catches sight of a boat, and everyone on the raft starts trying to get its attention. Jack warns them that they'll have to lie about what happened to them, and that the others should let him do all the talking.

They approach the boat. Penny appears aboard, and Desmond climbs up to embrace her. She's tells him her tracking station traced his call.

The Oceanic Six board the boat, and Desmond introduces them to Penny.

Full list of appearances

The motif from "Lying for the Island" plays during the following scenes:


The piece begins with its own motif then plays the love theme. It then moves into Desmond's theme. The motif itself shares elements with Locke's first theme.


The motif from this piece appears in "Crazy Town", "Locke's Excellent Adventure" and "Jacob's Stabber".

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