In addition to the candy on Halloween, of course, the spooky mood can not be missing. The pumpkins are already hollowed out, and the scary Halloween outfit is already chosen – now only the fitting soundtrack is missing to get a Halloween party going?
No problem! Here you can find a list of the 10 most popular Halloween songs from classics like “Thriller” by Michael Jackson to the dubstep song “Scary Monsters and Nice Sprites” by “Skrillex” the selection is diverse spooky chosen.
10. “Highway to Hell” – AC/DC
“Highway to Hell” was the first song to make it to the charts in the USA. The song refers to a long car ride from Melbourne to Perth. The sun shone like a fireball into the tour bus during the long drive.
With the album of the same name, “AC/DC” made the breakthrough in 1979.
09. “Somebody’s Watching Me” – Rockwell
With “Somebody’s Watching Me” the singer “Rockwell” started his music career. In the background “Michael Jackson” and “Jermaine Jackson” sing.
The song made it to #2 on the singles charts in the U.S.
08. “Ghostbusters” – Ray Parker, Jr.
Of course, this song from the cult movie “Ghostbusters” must not be missing! The musician “Ray Parker, Jr.” had only a few days to write the theme song to the science fiction fantasy comedy. “Ghostbusters” became his first pop hit and can’t be missed at any Halloween party.
07. “Nightmare On My Street” – D.J. Jazzy Jeff and the Fresh Prince
Another classic Halloween song is “Nightmare On My Street.” The D.J. “Jazzy Jeff” and the rapper Fresh Prince (Will Smith) made their breakthrough with this single.
The title is u. a. in the popular Horror flick listen to “Nightmare on Elm Street”.
06. “Calling All the Monsters” – China Anne McClain
The single was recorded and released by singer “China Anne McClain” in 2011. “Calling All the Monsters” was first featured in the U.S. TV series “A.N.T. Farm” to listen to.
The music video is largely inspired by Michael Jackson’s music video “Thriller”, from 1984.
05. “(Every Day Is) Halloween” – Ministry
“(Every Day Is) Halloween” was released in 1984 and re-recorded in 2010. The Songwriter “Dave Thompson” said that the American gothic community has taken the song as an anthem.
04. “This Is Halloween” – Danny Elfman
“This is Halloween” was recorded in 1993 by the Film composers written by Danny Elfman for the movie “The Nightmare Before Christmas”. The song is u. a. also used in the video games “Kingdom Hearts” and “Just Dance 3.
03. “Scary Monsters and Nice Sprites” – Skrillex
The single “Scary Monsters and Nice Sprites” of the US-American electro- dubstep- and brostep-producer “Skrillex” made it charted in Sweden, Australia, and the U.S. The song stayed in the US charts for a total of 30 weeks and was awarded gold.
02. “I Want Out” – Helloween
Of course, a Halloween list without the band “Helloween” can not exist. With their single “I Want Out” from the album “Keeper Of The Seven Keys Pt.
2.” the band made their international breakthrough in 1988.
01. “Thriller” – Michael Jackson
It’s no surprise to many that Michael Jackson’s “Thriller” made it to #1 on the list of the best Halloween songs. “Thriller” has been downloaded over 3.4 million times to date, making it his best-selling single ever. The song has now reached cult status and must not be missing under any circumstances at a Halloween party.
What are Halloween songs missing from our list? For suggestions, write us in the comments; we will expand the list if necessary.