In Borderlands, when you are low on health and there are lots of enemies, a dramatic Indian-sounding theme music comes on, with male vocals, drums and possibly a sitar.

Here is a video with the music, which starts at 1:49:

Does anyone know the name of that track? I can't find it online.

  • Most complete listing I can find: borderlands.wikia.com/wiki/Soundtrack. If it's actually a full song, and not just a short sound effect, then there's a good chance it's on that list. I'd be surprised if it wasn't just a short effect, though.
    – DCShannon
    Jun 2, 2016 at 0:39
  • Might take a look at this as well: kotaku.com/5945021/…
    – DCShannon
    Jun 2, 2016 at 0:41
  • I didn't realize it was just for when you are fighting Skags. :/ Jun 2, 2016 at 0:46

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I just found it.

The song is "Fighting off the Skags" by Raison Varner.

I found it here on Google's listing for Borderlands: Original Soundtrack

I asked Raison what type of music this was based on and he replied the vocals were Tuvan Throat Singing:

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