Lyricist Jenny Klein and composers Sonya Belousova and Giona Ostinelli reveal the full story behind the song you just can't get out of your head. Oh valley of plenty, oh valley of plenty, ohhhh. Toss a coin to your Witcher, a friend of humanity! Admit it, The Witcher fans: for months, those lyrics have been impossible to get out of your head apologies for getting them stuck back in there again now that you've read 'em here. The Netflix series debuted in December and there was a lot to unpack from the timeline-hopping, fantasy epic. Henry Cavill 's grunts! Those meticulously choreographed action sequences! But really, all anyone can talk about or sing is "Toss a Coin to Your Witcher.
It became a viral hit shortly after the series' release in late December The song was remixed by fans in YouTube videos and received new covers within days. The song was created specifically for the TV series, and does not appear in the novels the series is based on. It had been established that the episode would be the introduction of the bard Jaskier played by Joey Batey to Geralt of Rivia Henry Cavill. Besides working out the necessary poetry, Klein reviewed the original Witcher novels, and it struck her that Geralt never got paid for the work he did, inspiring her to the key line "Toss a coin to your Witcher".