Here are our Top 10 Halloween songs with just over a week to go!
1. Thriller – Michael Jackson
The most-downloaded Halloween-themed hit of all-time! Michael Jackson’s legendary spooky hit, with one of the most spectacular and iconic music videos ever produced, is a must at any Halloween party this weekend.
2. The Monster Mash – Bobby “Borris” Pickett
He did what? That’s right, he did the Monster Mash, and having Bobby “Borris” Pickett’s massive Halloween hit on your playlist this weekend will almost certainly go down as a graveyard smash.
3. Time Warp – Rocky Horror Show
For many fans, the song “The Time Warp” and its dance is the climactic moment of the film The Rocky Horror Picture Show even though it occurs early in the movie. Guaranteed to raise some pretty weird dancing that is scary in all the wrong ways, let’s do the time warp again this weekend.
4. Ghostbusters – Ray Parker Jr
Everyone knows who to call this Halloween, but there’s no harm in reminding them that when the night gets spooky, the Ghostbusters are the ones to call. They ain’t afraid of no ghosts.
5. Donovan – Season of the Witch
British singer Donovan wrote and recorded “Season of the Witch” for his third album Sunshine Superman. A popular Halloween song featured in spooky films such as Johnny Depp’s ‘Dark Shadows’, Donovan’s eerily spectacular track is sure to get the blood pumping this Halloween.
6.Screamin’ Jay Hawkins – I Put A Spell On You
If you’re attending a Halloween party this weekend then their will almost certainly be some woman dressed as a witch singing this song at people whilst doing weird things with their hands. It’s inevitable. Screamin’ Jay Hawkins lives up to his reputation with some spectacular vocals to raise the hairs on the back of your necks.
7. Somebody’s Watching Me – Rockwell
Rockwell were generally unknown before this massive hit propelled them to #2 in the US pop charts. Unfortunately they turned out to be a one hit wonder but this creepy dance hit will almost certainly have somebody watching you if you decide to bust some shapes to it. Oh, and Michael Jackson sings the infectious chorus, cool or what.
8. A Nightmare on My Street – DJ Jazzy Jeff and The Fresh Prince
Inspired by iconic Halloween movie ‘Nightmare on Elm Street’ this song brings together Fresh Prince of Bel-Air duo DJ Jazzy Jeff and Will Smith. Enough said, what more could you possibly want.
9. Tubular Bells Part 1 – Mike Oldfield
No words can describe how creepy this cult classic is. No literally, the song has no words, just eerie tubular bells. The theme for the legendary Exorcist, widely considered to be the scariest film of all time, no words are needed to send shivers up the spines of even the hardest of men.
10. Pet Semetary – Ramones
The Ramones wrote and recorded “Pet Sematary” for the movie of the same name based on the Stephen King novel. It became one of the biggest hit singles by the punk legends reaching the top 5 on the modern rock chart.
Let us know what your favourites are and have a great Halloween!