We deconstructed every clue found in the Game of Thrones final season playlist

Spoilers ahead. Maybe?

April 16, 2019

The final season of Game of Thrones is upon us, and as many beloved characters begin to square off for the rulership of Westeros, things are looking alot like March Madness, only with dragons and swords and zombies and lots of death. Speculation is abound – with A.I. algorithms even getting in on the predictive action of who stands tall and triumphant at the end of HBO’s beloved series – and series creators David Benioff and D.B. Weiss only continue to stoke its flames, dropping a playlist of songs which they claim “the answer to the ending is one hundred percent hidden in.”

The 51 songs range from hard rock (Queens of the Stone Age, Slayer) to headphone bops (tUnE-yArDs, Sleigh Bells), and the range of potential directions its suggests that Thrones’ final season could go is just as eclectic. You can listen to the playlist below, but if you’re here for those juicy potential secret, we’ve rounded up 10 major clues that these songs may hold.

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