50 Halloween Songs to Soundtrack Your Spooky Soirée

Before you shimmy into your costume, you have to set the mood first. Here, 50 hair-raising Halloween songs that comprise our ultimate spooky playlist.

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If you're a dark-tempered hostess devising scare tactics for your next Halloween party, you're going to need a chilling playlist to set the scene. To help you and your guests channel your inner ghost, ghoul, or goblin this year, press play on these hair-raising Halloween tracks—including hits from Kanye West, Lana Del Rey, Missy Elliot, and the Yeah Yeah Yeahs. (We've also put together guides to costume ideasmakeup ideas, and 2020-themed outfits.)

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"SICKO MODE" - Travis Scott ft. Drake

"Toxic" - Britney Spears

"Sweet Dreams (Are Made of This)" - Eurythmics, Annie Lennox, Dave Stewart

"She Wolf" - Shakira

"Supermassive Black Hole" - Muse

"Sex & Candy" - Marcy Playground

"F**k it I love you" - Lana Del Rey

"I Know" - Big Sean ft. Jhené Aiko

"Bad Guy" - Billie Eilish

"Sweet but Psycho" - Ava Max

"The Hills" - The Weeknd

"Bury a Friend" - Billie Eilish

"Royals" - Lorde

"Runaway" - Kanye West ft. Pusha T

"Bad Romance" - Lady Gaga

"I Put a Spell on You" - Nina Simone

"Dark Horse" - Katy Perry ft. Juicy J

"Beware" - Big Sean ft. Lil Wayne and Jhene Aiko

"Alice" - Avril Lavigne

"Did It On 'Em" - Nicki Minaj

"Bring Me to Life" - Evanescence

"Dirty Talk" - Wynter Gordon

"Black Magic Woman" - Fleetwood Mac

"Heads Will Roll (A-Trak Remix)" - Yeah Yeah Yeahs

"Monster" - Kanye West, JAY Z, Rick Ross, Nicki Minaj

"Demons" - Sleigh Bells

"Bionic" - Christina Aguilera

"E.T." - Katy Perry ft. Kanye West

"Psycho Killer" - Talking Heads

"Superstition" - Stevie Wonder

"The Ghost Inside" - Broken Bells

"Witches' Rave" - Jeff Buckley

"Somebody's Watching Me" - Rockwell

"Get Ur Freak On" - Missy Elliott

"Scary Monsters (And Super Creeps)" - David Bowie

"Puttin' on the Ritz" - Taco

"Disturbia" - Rihanna

"Wolf Like Me" - TV On the Radio

"The Killing Moon" - Echo & The Bunnymen

"Maneater" - Nelly Furtado

"Killer Queen" - Queen

"Ghost Town" - The Specials

"Love Potion #9" - The White Stripes

"The Twilight Zone" - The Ventures

"Haunted" - Beyoncé

"Cannibal" - Kesha

"Ghostbusters" - Ray Parker Jr.

"Time Warp" - Patricia Quinn, Richard O'Brien, Little Neil

"The Addams Family" - TV Themes


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