'The Affair': Watch Haunting Opening Titles Featuring New Fiona Apple Song

"Container" was penned specifically for the Showtime drama
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'The Affair'

Fiona Apple is back with new music.

The Grammy-winning singer-songwriter composed an original song, "Container," for Showtime's new drama The Affair that is the centerpiece for the opening titles.

The Affair creator Sarah Treem approached Apple, whom she's been a fan of since her teen years, to create a new song inspired by the show's complex narrative exploring the emotional and psychological effects of an extramarital affair. The ballad was produced by Apple's frequent collaborator Blake Mills.

“Fiona Apple has been my favorite songwriter since I was 16,” said Treem. “I am honored and humbled that she has chosen to lend her talent to our opening title sequence. If our show can approach one-tenth of the depth and complexity of her song, I'll be very happy.”

Dominic West, Maura Tierney, Joshua Jackson and Ruth Wilson star in the one-hour drama, which premieres Sunday, Oct. 12, at 10 p.m. on Showtime. Watch the main titles below.

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