Though Simone's rendition is a cover of Jay Hawkins' original, her haunting voice makes it all the more bewitching. You can't do Halloween without Rocky Horror, especially if it includes its own dance. Before its bass line was interpolated by Selena Gomezthis was a perfectly-eerie '70s rock classic.
Editor's Note: After much consideration of feedback from you, dear readers, we have concluded that "Monster Mash" is indeed a graveyard smash. We regret this error. Halloween is the best holiday of the fall.
As you're planning your annual Halloween partyyou're definitely going to need a playlist of Halloween songs to get everyone in the mood to dance. These tunes will set the scene for a spooky evening filled with fun. After you've produced a spook-tacular playlist for your bash, you can then move onto completing the other tasks for your event, like making your very own Halloween costume.
Halloween parties always rock because the guests practically come dressed as decorations. You've already started brewing few festive cocktails and lined up the creative party gamesbut to really set the vibe, you'll need a goblin-approved playlist, too. We selected 40 awesome songs, ranging from your favorite movie soundtracks to the spookiest radio hits, that you can play at your Halloween bash this October.
With Halloween falling on a Monday this year, it's gonna be a veritable four-day celebration -- from Friday until the official night -- of the year's spookiest holiday. If you don't have the playlist for your Halloween party ready yet we know, we know, you were busy trying to find the perfect Ziggy Stardust jumpsuitthen no worries: Billboard has you covered, with our list of the Top 25 Halloween Songs. Check it out below, but make sure to keep it out of the reach of children too young to tell their "Dragula"s from their "Werewolves of London.
Halloween is all about the atmosphere. Chilly breeze at dusk? Meticulously-planned, pop culture-savvy costumes?
As a mobile jock, these are the top tunes I won't be without when it's time to get people on the dance floor or in the feel of the season. Obviously, initial and lasting popularity and impact are important and must be factored but also heavy consideration is given to the song's danceability AND Halloween "spirit". Let's suppose were producing a box set of the greatest Halloween Party songs of all time to sell on late night TV for instance.
Best Halloween songs, as voted on by people like you. This list contains some of the best Halloween party music songs - both modern and classic. While Halloween theme music can be found on compilation albums I've included a fewsome of the best Halloween tunes are one-off singles.
Meaning one thing — it's time to organise your Halloween party. Guests dressed in obligatory fancy dress no, a white sheet doesn't count as a costume are a must, as is a vile-coloured punch, trick or treat sweets and carved pumpkins. But if you're missing the spooky soundtrack, your night will likely be a bit, well, dead. From classics such as "Ghostbusters" and "Monster Mash" to Marilyn Manson's vampy "Tainted Love" and the theme from The Exorcistthere are tons of terrifying and terrifyingly-tacky tunes out there.