15 Kinda Sorta Frightening Pop Songs for Halloween (Plus Party Classics and Horror Movie Themes!) [PLAYLIST]
That being said, she's still got "Mad House," the eerie opening of her dark opus, Rated R. Her bestie Katy Perry's seen a "Ghost" on PRISM. And Mother Monster herself, Lady Gaga? Why, if The Fame Monster's "Monster" isn't an obvious enough must-have addition to any modern Halloween pop playlist, nothing is.
To celebrate the ghoulish season, we've rounded up the most Halloween-y non-Halloween pop songs to play at your monster mash this weekend. Check out the track listing below, and listen to the playlist now on Apple Music! Also, be sure to subscribe to us on Apple Music to keep up with all our playlists — we've got a ton of 'em.
UPDATE: And now we've got even more. By popular demand, we're bringing you two more playlists: One filled with stone-cold Halloween classics ("Monster Mash" to "Thriller"), and the other filled with all the deliciously terrifying theme songs — from Jaws to Halloween — that'll keep your party guests feeling particularly on edge. Happy Halloween!
15 Kinda Sorta Scary Pop Songs for Halloween
1. Lady Gaga, "Monster"
2. Rihanna, "Mad House"
3. Tegan & Sara, "Walking With a Ghost
4. AWOLNATION, "I'm on Fire
5. Kygo & Kyla La Grange, "Cut Your Teeth"
6. Madonna, "Devil Pray"
7. Dev, "In the Dark"
8. Selena Gomez, "Magic"
9. Florence & The Machine, "Which Witch"
10. Justin Timberlake, "Dead and Gone"
11. Avicii, "Fade Into Darkness"
12. Hot Chelle Rae, "Bleed"
13. Natalia Kills, "Zombie"
14. Sia, "Elastic Heart"
15. Katy Perry, "Ghost"
1. Boris Pickett, Monster Mash
2. Ray Parker Jr, Ghostbusters
3. Michael Jackson, Thriller
4. AC/DC, Highway to Hell
5. Blue Oyster Cult, Don't Fear the Reaper
6. Stevie Wonder, Superstition
7. The Doors, People Are Strange
8. The Searchers, Love Potion No. 9
9. Split Enz, I Got You
10. Focus, Hocus Pocus
11. Rockwell, Somebody's Watching Me
12. Citizens of Halloweentown, This Is Halloween
13. Talking Heads, Psycho Killer
14. DJ Jazzy Jeff & The Fresh Prince, A Nightmare On Elm St.
1. Halloween Theme Song
2. The Murder (from 'Psycho')
3. X-Files Theme Song
4. Twilight Zone Theme Song
5. Trouble in Woodsboro (from 'Scream')
6. Hedwig's Theme (from 'Harry Potter')
7. Welcome to Crystal Lake (from 'Friday the 13th)
8. Jaws Theme
9. Terminator Theme
10. Tales From the Crypt Theme
11. Beetlejuice Theme
12. American Horror Story Theme
13. The Walking Dead Theme (Remix)
14. A Nightmare on Elm Street Theme
15. The Imperial March (from 'Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back')
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