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My 2017 Halloween Playlist - #FridayFun #FridayFunday #TGIF #HalloWeekend

Updated: Oct 30, 2017



Happy #HalloWeekend, everyone! How have you been? I've been writing a short story and some flash fiction, as well as reading all of the Percy Jackson books, while working, so I've had fun on my end. It's been a long week, but the weekend is here, and that means it's time to party! Halloween isn't till Tuesday, but tonight kicks off the real festivities: no work, no school—just candy, costumes, and cauldrons!

To help you kick off the HalloWeekend right, I've compiled a petrifying playlist of terrifying tunes, a mixture of different genres, tempos, moods, and languages, all from my own collection. Some are Halloween-themed; some have elements of magic, mystery, or monsters; and some are just scary or eerie-sounding... But all of them get me in the mood to spook and be spooked. It's like plugging a speaker into a jack-o'-lantern!

The playlist is available on iTunes here, with the exception of the ones hyperlinked below (which weren't available on iTunes for one reason or another).

Now, hand me the aux cord and hold on to your witch's hats—here's my Halloween 2017 Playlist:

  • "Superstition" by Stevie Wonder

  • "Superstition" by Stevie Wonder (Raven Symone cover)

  • "Calling All the Monsters" by China Anne McClain

  • "I Put a Spell on You by Jay Hawkins" (Bette Midler cover from "Hocus Pocus")

  • "Monster Mash" by Bobby "Boris" Pickett

  • "Monster Rap (Club Mix)" by Bobby "Boris" Pickett

  • "Spooky Scary Skeletons (Remix) (Extended Mix)" by The Living Tombstone

  • "Ghost" by Mystery Skulls

  • "Disturbia" by Rihanna

  • "Abracadabra" by Brown Eyed Girls

  • "Midnight Circus" by SunnyHill

  • "It's Almost Halloween" by Panic! at the Disco

  • "Monster" by BigBang

  • "Wolf" by EXO

  • "Two Moons (ft. Key)" by EXO-M

  • "Two Moons" by EXO-K

  • "Emperor's New Clothes" by Panic! at the Disco

  • "My Songs Know What You Did in the Dark (Light Em Up)" by Fall Out Boy

  • "Hide and Seek" by Imogen Heap

  • "The Hymn of Acxiom" by Vienna Teng

  • "Kira Kira Killer" by Kyary Pamyu Pamyu

  • "Smooth Criminal" by Alien Ant Farm

  • "A Witch's Diary" by SPICA

  • "Theme for Scanty and Kneesocks" by TeddyLoid

  • "Scary Monsters and Nice Sprites" by Skrillex

  • "Chained Up" by VIXX

  • "Error" by VIXX

  • "Hyde" by VIXX

  • "Jekyll" by VIXX

  • "Voodoo Doll" by VIXX

  • "Scream (Japanese version)" by 2NE1

  • "Haunted" by Beyoncé

  • "Monster" by Lady Gaga

  • "Thriller" by Michael Jackson

  • "Heads Will Roll (A-Trak Remix)" by Yeah Yeah Yeahs

  • The Over the Garden Wall soundtrack

  • "Blood" by My Chemical Romance

  • "Ghostbusters (I'm Not Afraid)" by Ray Parker, Jr.

  • "This Is Halloween" by The Citizens of Halloween

  • "Thriller/Heads Will Roll" by Michael Jackson/Yeah Yeah Yeahs (mashup by Glee Cast)

  • "Witch Doctor" by David Seville

  • "Vampires Will Never Hurt You" by My Chemical Romance

  • "Dead!" by My Chemical Romance

  • "(Don't Fear) The Reaper" by Blue Öyster Cult

  • I'm Your Boogie Man (Sex on the Rocks Mix) " by White Zombie

  • "The Addams Family - Main Theme" by Vic Mizzy

  • "Purple People Eater" by Sheb Wooley

  • "Goosebumps Theme" by Goosebumps

  • "Are You Afraid of the Dark Main Theme" from Are You Afraid of the Dark

  • "The Twilight Zone" by Marius Constant

  • "Materia Primoris: The X-Files Theme (Main Title)" by Mark Snow

  • "Bring Me to Life" by Evanescence

  • "Ghost" by Fefe Dobson

  • "Somebody's Watching Me" by Rockwell

  • "Scooby Doo, Where Are You!" by Larry Marks

  • "Cannibal" by Kesha

  • "Run Devil Run (Demo)" by Kesha

  • "Run Devil Run" by SNSD (aka Girls' Generation)

  • "Sweet Dreams (Are Made of This)" by Eurythmics

  • "Bodies" by Drowning Pool

  • "Monster" by Kanye West ft. Jay-Z, Rick Ross, Bon Iver, and Nicki Minaj

  • "Freak ft. Kardinal Offishall" by Estelle

  • "Down with the Sickness" by Disturbed

  • "Psychosocial" by Slipknot

I hope this list inspires you to make one of your own! Did I miss a classic? Did a favorite artist of yours create a Halloween hit? Let me know in the comments! Tell me your top ten terrifying tunes—what songs can't you go without hearing every Halloween?

Before you leave, I'm sending you off with some important info. Halloween is supposed to be scary and spooky, but ultimately a safe holiday. If your costume is dark, make sure to put some reflective tape on it so you're visible at night. Never leave your drinks unattended. Know your limits. Don't drink and drive. Stick with a friend, and if you go out with a friend, leave with that friend! If you don't have a designated driver for your group, here's a Lyft discount: BLESSING632124. Stay safe this weekend, y'all! See you next week with some advice for the upcoming elections.

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