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Songs to Add to Your Halloween Playlist Based on Your Party Style

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Selecting party songs can become a tricky feat sometimes. As Halloween approaches, you need to make sure your playlist is absolutely perfect for the occasion. Luckily, here are some Halloween song categories to set the best spooky atmosphere based on your preferred party style. 

Classics – Fall Hits Everyone Knows by Heart

Is it even Halloween if these songs don’t get stuck on your mind from the first week of October? These are cool Halloween songs that repeat on a loop; not only on store radios, but also in everyone’s head. 

  1. This is Halloween by The Citizens of Halloween
  2. Thriller by Michael Jackson
  3. Monster Mash by Bobby “Borris” Pickett
  4. Ghostbusters by Ray Parker Jr
  5. Main Title Theme from BeetleJuice by The London Film Score Orchestra
  6. Casper the Friendliest Ghost by The Golden Orchestra
  7. The Twilight Zone Tower of Terror Theme by Richard Bellis

Halloween Spirit- Spooky but Chill Songs

Here’s a list of somewhat less popular songs: perfect for setting a friendly spooky vibe and eating snacks. This is a refreshing song selection from movies, TV shows, and even TikTok sounds.

  1. Spooky, Scary Skeletons-Undead Tomb by Andrew Gold
  2. What’s New Scooby-Doo? By Octopus Montage
  3. Ghost Choir by Louie Zong
  4. Ghost Duet by Louie Zong
  5. Stranger Things by Kyle Dixon & Michael Stein
  6. Gravity Falls Main Title Theme by Brad Beek
  7. End Credits (Coraline) by Bruno Coulais
  8. I Don’t Want to Set the World on Fire by The Ink Spots
  9. Michael Myers Theme Song by John Carpenter
  10. Out of Her Head by Korban Baxter

Party Monster- Halloween playlist to dance to until Dracula rises from his casket

Behold! A genre variety that ranges from the amazing Billie Eilish to Lady Gaga and even Shakira! Here are songs for people that like to party like there’s no tomorrow. 

  1. Dead Silence Theme Slicey Remix
  2. Heathens by 21 Pilots
  3. Bury a Friend by Billie Eilish
  4. The Purge Siren Dubstep by Macpro
  5. Wires by The Neighborhood
  6. Lullaby by Ellise
  7. Ghostly Music Box by Music Box
  8. She Wolf by Shakira
  9. 911 by Lady Gaga
  10. You should see me in a crown by Billie Eilish
  11. We’re Alive by Cavetown
  12. Birthday Suit by Cosmo Sheldrake
  13. Beat it by Michael Jackson
  14. Run Rabbit Run by Flanagan & Allen
  15. The Hills by The Weeknd
  16. Bumblebees Are Out by Jack Stauber’s Micropop
  17. Hey Bunny by Baby Bugs
  18. Ghosts by Jacob Tillberg
  19. Freak (feat. REI AMI) by Sub Urban
  20. Monsters by Ruelle

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Whether it’s Classics, Halloween Spirit, or Party Monster, every category has what it takes to heighten up the senses and set a ghostly vibe. Be ready to move your skeleton this Halloween with the spooky songs that better fit your party style!

Kiara Roman is an undergraduate student at University of Puerto Rico Rio Piedras campus. She's part of the Natural Sciences Faculty and majors in Biology. Besides doing science studies, she enjoys developing creative skills and putting them into practice by cooking, writing, or drawing. She's here to grow as a creative scientist and share her imagination with others.
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