The opening title sequence for Showtime’s new drama The Affair should give Fiona Apple fans a reason to celebrate: it features a new song from Apple.

“Container” is filled with the exquisite unease and anxiety one has come to expect of Apple. In a familiar staccato, Apple sings: “I have only one thing to do, and that’s be the way that I am and then sink back in to the ocean.” The song is fitting of the show starring Dominic West and Ruth Wilson, which tells the story of, yes, an affair, but with an intricate narrative that makes it hard to know just what is going on and whom to believe.

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The Affair

Two marriages collide when a tragedy brings an affair to light; the Showtime original series stars Joshua Jackson and Maura Tierney.

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