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The perfect Halloween playlist

The perfect Halloween playlist
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Halloween is possibly our favourite time of the year, and to celebrate we’ve compiled a playlist of the most popular Halloween-themed music that’s perfect for both house parties and to play in the background as you give out candy to trick-r-treaters.

After all, the right music goes a long way towards setting the perfect mood. What follows is a list of the 50 most popular songs for the Halloween season— from the immortal classics to buried gems of today! 

Happy Halloween!

  1. A Nightmare on My Street — DJ Jazzy & The Fresh Prince
  2. Addams Family Theme — Vic Mizzy
  3. Batdance – Prince
  4. Bury a Friend - Billie Eilish
  5. Dark Horse - Katy Perry
  6. Disturbia –Rihanna
  7. Eyes Without A Face - Billy Idol
  8. Freaks Come Out at Night — Whodini
  9. Ghostbusters – Ray Parker Jr.
  10. Halloween Theme - John Carpenter
  11. Haunted - Beyonce
  12. Haunted - Taylor Swift
  13. Heads Will Roll — Yeah Yeah Yeahs
  14. Highway to Hell — AC/DC
  15. Howlin' for You - The Black Keys
  16. Hungry Like the Wolf — Duran Duran
  17. I Got Five On It - Luniz ft. Michael Marshall
  18. I Put A Spell On You - Nina Simone
  19. I Want Candy - Bow Wow
  20. I'm in Love with a Monster — Fifth Harmony
  21. I'm Your Boogie Man - KC and The Sunshine Band
  22. Love Potion No. 9 - The Searchers\
  23. Midnight City — M83\
  24. Monster - Kanye West
  25. Monster - Lady Gaga
  26. Monster Mash – Bobby Pickett & the crypt-kicker
  27. People are Strange - by Echo and the Bunnymen
  28. Phantom of the Opera" Overture — Andrew Lloyd Webber
  29. Psycho Killer - Talking Heads
  30. Purple People Eater -Sheb Wooley
  31. Rature - Blondie
  32. She Wolf - Shakira
  33. Sisters of the Moon - Fleetwood Mac
  34. Somebody's Watching Me – Rockwell
  35. Spirit In the Sky - Norman Greenbaum
  36. Stranger Things Theme — Kyle Dixon & Michael Stein
  37. Super Freak — Rick James
  38. Superstition - Stevie Wonder
  39. Sympathy for the Devil - The Rolling Stones
  40. The Monster - Eminem ft. Rihanna
  41. The Monster Hop – Bert Convy
  42. The Reaper - Blue Öyster Cult
  43. They’re Coming to Take Me Away, Ha-Haaa! - Napoleon XIV
  44. This Is Halloween - Danny Elfman (official movie soundtrack version)
  45. Thriller - Michael Jackson
  46. Time Warp - The Rocky Horror Picture Show
  47. Tubular Bells – Mike Oldfield
  48. Werewolves on London – Warren Zevon
  49. Wolves — Selena Gomez & Marshmello
  50. Zombie – The Cranberries
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