Halloween playlist: 20 terrifying tracks for your party

You’ve got your costume sorted, you’ve carved the pumpkin/turnip, you’ve baked bought the tasty treats… now all you need to complete your Halloween party is our playlist.

There are two basic rules of eligibility for any Halloween playlist: either the song, or the artist name, has to have some vaguely spooky connotation. We’ve taken some of your recommendations from Facebook and Twitter, simmered them in a cauldron with some of our own favourites, to produce this list of 20 ghoulish greats.


Listen via Spotify:

Michael Jackson – Thriller

Ray Parker Jnr – Ghostbusters

Bobby “Boris” Pickett – Monster Mash

Talking Heads – Psycho Killer

Vampire Weekend – Unbelievers

Cream – Strange Brew

Kernkraft 400 – Zombie Nation

Nine Inch Nails – Came Back Haunted

Queens of the Stone Age – Keep Your Eyes Peeled

David Bowie – Scary Monsters (and Super Creeps)

Fleetwood Mac – Black Magic Woman

Stevie Wonder – Superstition

Kanye West – Monster

Screamin’ Jay Hawkins – I Put A Spell On You

Echo and the Bunnymen – The Killing Moon

Siouxie and the Banshees – Halloween

The Specials – Ghost Town

The White Stripes – Little Ghost

The Rolling Stones – Sympathy For the Devil

The Flaming Lips – Halloween On The Barbary Coast

What else is on your Halloween playlist?

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