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19 Songs for Your Halloween Playlist

19 Songs for Your Halloween Playlist


Witchcraft, black cats, and zombies, oh my!

With Halloween just around the corner, these songs will get you in the mood for a ghoulish good time.

1. Rihanna, "Mad House" (2009)

Come on in!

2. Michael Jackson, "Thriller" (1982)

The classic.

3. Beyonce, "Haunted" (2014)

This video is Halloween, basically.

4. "Exorcist Theme" fromthe Exorcist soundtrack (1973)

"Mother, what's wrong with me?"

5. Natalia Kills, "Zombie" (2011)

His heart is cold because he's dead!

6. Sharon Needles feat. RuPaul, "This Club Is a Haunted House" (2013)

A little something from Drag Race's creepiest queen.

7. Madonna, "Candy Shop" (2008)

What's Halloween without candy?

8. Lady Gaga, "Monster" (2009)

He ate her heart and her brain? This boy was made for Halloween.

9. Bette Midler, "I Put a Spell on You" from the Hocus Pocus soundtrack (1993)

Three of our favorite witches.

10. Rihanna, "Disturbia" (2007)


11. "Rosemary's Lullaby" from the Rosemary's Baby soundtrack (1968)

Sung by Mia Farrow herself.

12. Janet Jackson, "Black Cat" (1989)

Don't cross this cat's path.

13. Book of Love, "Witchcraft" (1989)

We still love this synth-pop tribute to Bewitched and Dark Shadows.

14. Shakira, "She Wolf" (2009)

Shakira's wolf howl is more adorable than frightening.

15. "Halloween Theme (Main Title)" from the Halloween soundtrack (1978)

Composed by the film's director John Carpenter.

16. Dusty Springfield, "Spooky" (1968)

For all the spooky little boys (and girls) at the party.

17. Bauhaus, "Bela Lugosi's Dead" (1983)

A goth classic from the opening credits of the 1983 vampire flick The Hunger, starring David Bowie, Catherine Deneuve, and Susan Sarandon.

18. Ministry, "(Every Day Is) Halloween" (1984)

Another goth classic.

19. "Time Warp" from the Rocky Horror Picture Show soundtrack (1975)

The iconic movie celebrated misfits and freaks. It's perfect for Halloween.

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