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Where does the theme of Breaking Bad (intros and sometimes during the episodes) come from? Is it a song or a short piece written specifically for this show? Also can it be found on any official CD collections?

I think the longest version of the theme can be heard in the end of Granite State (s05e15) episode.

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It's an original piece written specifically for the show, written by Dave Porter. The title of the song is simply, "Breaking Bad Theme". There are a few CDs available with music from the show, one featuring music written specifically for the show.

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MattD is absolutely correct, you can meet the composer here:

Dave Porter created that opening theme and has scored the show throughout its five-year run. A composer who began his career as an assistant in the studio of Philip Glass, he is currently working with filmmaker M. Night Shyamalan on the TV series “Wayward Pines,” a thriller expected to air on Fox next year.

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The base from this argentinian song

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Do you have any link to back up your answer? –  PriestVallon Jul 16 '14 at 13:34

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