Halloween 2012 Party Playlist

Hey Ya’ll,

When I think about all of the BEST Halloween parties I’ve attended over the years, there’s one thing that they all had in common: a killer playlist.

Last year, I posted a list of my favorite Halloween songs and some of you were kind enough to share your suggestions.

UPDATE: Here’s the playlist on Spotify! Enjoy!

So, here’s my revised playlist for your Halloween 2012 party:

“Howlin’ for You” — The Black Keys
“Zombie” — The Cranberries
“Superstition” — Stevie Wonder
“Monster” – Lady Gaga
“Another One Bites the Dust” – Queen
“Dead Man’s Party” – Oingo Boingo
“Superstition” – The Kills
“Thriller” – Michael Jackson
“Killing Spree” – Chromatics
“Weird Science” – Oingo Boingo
“Spiderwebs” – No Doubt
“This is Halloween” – Marilyn Manson
“I Put A Spell On You” – Bette Midler
“Jump in the Line” Harry Belafonte
“Disturbia” – Rihanna
“Witchy Woman” – The Eagles
“Monster Mash” – Bobby Picket
“(Don’t Fear) The Reaper”
“Time Warp” – The Rocky Horror Picture Show
“Witch Doctor” – James Hutton
“Werewolves of London” Warren Zevon
“Cemetery Gates” – The Smiths
“Bodysnatchers” – Radiohead
“Spiders” – Wilco
“Little Ghost” – The White Stripes
“Bat Out of Hell” – Meatloaf
“All Souls Night” – Loreena McKennit
“Black Magic Woman” – Santana
“Ding Dong the Witch is Dead” – The Hit Crew
“Feed My Frankenstein” – Alice Cooper
“Poison” – Alice Cooper
“Vampires, Mummies and Holy Ghost” – Jimmy Buffet
“Ghostbusters” – Ray Parker Jr.
“Hells Bells” – AC/DC
“Love Potion #9”
“Shadow of the Moon” – Blackmore’s Night

What’s your favorite Halloween song? Let me know in the comment section below.

Remember, music sets the mood for your guests and helps establish your party’s atmosphere (i.e. dance music vs. spooky, low-volume music guests can talk over). If your party has a specific theme, then let that guide your music choices, otherwise, go for classic Halloween tunes. With a little bit of thought and research, you’re sure to end up with the perfect soundtrack to your extraordinary Halloween experience!

9 thoughts on “Halloween 2012 Party Playlist

  1. Yeah, I agree with ADE_Aurelija. The playlist is very interesting and I bet they all sound great together. My favorite Halloween Song is Disturbia by Rihanna. Happy Halloween! 🙂

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