Melissa’s Mix Tape: Halloween Party Jams

It’s difficult to find songs to play at a Halloween party. There are albums of “spooky sounds,” ambient noise with the intent to scare. Those really have no place outside of a corny haunted house. Then there are the typical Halloween party songs like “The Monster Mash.” What if you’re looking to stay a little more hip while keeping with your Halloween theme? This mix contains an assortment of Halloween related songs from a variety of genres. Some are about monsters and killers, others talk about the holiday itself. Throw this on during your dorm room festivities and it’s sure to be a hit.

1. “Psycho Killer” by the Talking Heads off of “77”

2. “Don’t Fear the Reaper” by Blue Oyster Cult off of “Agents of Fortune”

3. “Halloween” by Mudhoney off of “Superfuzz Bigmuff”

4. “Bad Moon Rising” by Creedence Clearwater Revival off of “Green River”

5. “Thriller” by Michael Jackson off of “Thriller”

6. “Halloween” by Sonic Youth off of “Bad Moon Rising”

7.  “Shout at the Devil” by Motley Crue off of “Shout at the Devil”

8. “Scary Monsters (& Super Creeps)” by David Bowie off of “Scary Monsters”

9. “Superstition” by Stevie Wonder off of “Talking Book”

10. “Bela Lugosi’s Dead” by Bauhaus off of “Bela Lugosi’s Dead – Single”

11. “Bark At The Moon” by Ozzy Osbourne off of “Bark at the Moon”

12. “Halloween” by Siouxsie & the Banshees off of “Juju”

13. “Runnin’ With the Devil” by Van Halen off of “Van Halen”

14. “Voodoo” by Black Sabbath off of “Mob Rules”

15. “Halloween” by the Dead Kennedys off of “Plastic Surgery Disasters”


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