Halloween is here, and it’s time to get spooky! The Clog has some sick beats for you to play during the best time of the year. Our list is a good mix of oldies with a new song or two — we welcome you to hop on it if you’re down to get down in “Spooky Town.”
“Disturbia” — Rihanna
Rihanna’s line “release me from this curse I’m in” is all of us as we slide through midterm after midterm with no end in sight. Between this and “Monster,” Rihanna isn’t messing around when it comes to the spooky season.
“Monster” — Lady Gaga
This song might resonate a little more with those getting over a breakup, as Gaga’s lyric “ate my heart, and then he ate my brain” could scare anyone.
“Monster Mash” — Bobby “Boris” Picket and the Crypt-Kickers
No Halloween playlist is complete without a little “Monster Mash.” This seasonal classic offers an exciting change of pace with its playful tones.
“Howl” — Florence + The Machine
Florence Welch, our favorite fairy princess from the underworld, has many songs that could fit this playlist, but this has to be one of the spookiest.
“Thriller” — Michael Jackson
As we roll into some of the arguably best Halloween songs out there, we would be completely remiss to skip out on “Thriller.” The music video still stands as one of the spookiest out there, while also making you want to dance your troubles away.
“Heads Will Roll” — Yeah Yeah Yeahs
So, maybe you first heard this song in the mashup of “Thriller” and “Heads Will Roll” on “Glee.” Either way, it’s iconic.
“This Is Halloween” — Marilyn Manson
For all you Disney ghouls and boys, this rendition of a song from “The Nightmare Before Christmas”‘ song will send shivers down any spine. The frankly creepy tones of Marilyn Manson’s punk-rock voice haunt our nightmares.
“Time Warp” — Rocky Horror Picture Show
We’ve got to end with a classic, and what better than a representation of one of the biggest Halloween cult classics out there?
We hope these bops will help you have the best Halloween yet!
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