Spooky spotify playlist to celebrate Halloween

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Scan this code to reveal the playlist on Spotify!


Scan this code to reveal the playlist on Spotify!

Thank the Newtonian Staff for yet another Spotify playlist. Here, we’ve created a compilation of essential Halloween tunes, chart toppers, and an overall a spooky themed playlist.

To find the playlist, search “Railer News” on Spotify, scan the code above, or, simply read the songs below and create it yourself!

  1. Hungry Like the Wolf – 2009 Remaster – Duran Duran
    1. The 2009 version of this Duran Duran classic gives us spooky vibes of werewolves during Halloween season.
  2. Monster Mash – Bobby “Boris” Pickett & The Crypt-Kickers
    1. Whether you know the song from Halloween parties or playing it on Just Dance 2 in 2010, this song is one that will stick around for every Halloween to come.
  3. Thriller – Michael Jackson
    1. This spooky Michael Jackson song is one that you see everywhere during Halloween, especially on commercials in October.
  4. Cannibal – Kesha
    1. Imagine a scenario in which Kesha is a cannibal; that’s the exact scene this underrated Kesha song puts into our heads.
  5. The Monster – Eminem, Rihanna
    1. Eminem and Rihanna join forces to give us a scary good song that’s perfect all year-round.
  6. Demons – Imagine Dragons
    1. What’s scarier than demons during Halloween season? Definitely not this song. (Or it’s runner-up; Radioactive)
  7. Heathens – Twenty One Pilots
    1. While Suicide Squad isn’t necessarily a Halloween movie, the record-breaking, chart-topping song from the film has been giving us Halloween vibes since it came out in 2016.
  8. Black Magic – Little Mix
    1. With lyrics like “take a sip of my secret potion,” how can this song not be played this Halloween season?
  9. Creep – Radiohead
    1. This sinister sounding song is one that shouldn’t be left out this Halloween.
  10. Addams Family Theme Song – Orchestra
    1. When you hear this song, you can’t help but snap and whistle along.
  11. Bring Me To Life – Evanescence
    1. While the song may be a meme to some, to others it’s a spooky classic.
  12. Halloween – Jon Bellion
    1. In this underrated Jon Bellion song, he talks about dressing up in couple’s costumes and going to parties, perfect for getting ready for a Halloween party.
  13. Time Warp – Little Nell
    1. From The Rocky Horror Picture Show, this scary-good tune is sure to be a classic.
  14. This is Halloween – Marilyn Manson
    1. This most recognizable song from the cult classic, Tim Burton’s “Nightmare Before Christmas.”
  15. Werewolves of London – Warren Zevon
    1. Don’t look too deep into the lyrics of this one or it’ll give you a Halloween fright.
  16. Ghostbusters – Ray Parker, Jr.
    1. A classic Halloween movie gives us this unmistakable tune that must be played every Halloween.
  17. Heads Will Roll – Yeah Yeah Yeahs
    1. This song with make sure you “dance til your dead” this Halloween.
  18. Superstition – Stevie Wonder
    1. Halloween season gives everyone the creeps and makes us all very superstitious at times.
  19. Monster – Kanye West
    1. This song, known for Nicki Minaj’s iconic rap, is one that will make you feel like a monster.
  20. Haunted – Beyonce
    1. Who would’ve thought Beyonce could deliver a spooky song with lyrics like, “if I’m haunting you, you must be haunting me?”
  21. Disturbia – Rihanna
    1. Rihanna provides yet another spooky song for Halloween time.
  22. Wolves – One Direction
    1. Wolves in the middle of the night? No thank you.
  23. Wolves – Selena Gomez, Marshmello
    1. Former wizard, Selena Gomez joins forces with EDM star Marshmello to bring us this song about running with wolves through a jungle.
  24. Emperor’s New Clothes – Panic! At The Disco
    1. With scary backup vocals and an even scarier music video to go along with it, this is just one of many scary Panic! At The Disco songs.