The Skye Boat Song...is the basis for the Outlander theme song. Bear McCreary created new lyrics for Outlander... "Sing me a song of a lass who is gone Say could that lass be I? Merry of soul, she sailed on a day Over the sea to Skye."
▶ Outlander | Opening Titles | STARZ The song is arranged by Bear McCreary with vocals by songstress Raya Yarbrough for the opening credits. “The Skye Boat Song" is a the Scottish folk waltz recalling the escape of Bonnie Prince Charlie Stuart from Uist to the Isle of Skye after his defeat at the Battle of Culloden in 1746. #outlander series by Diane Gabaldon