For much of my life, Halloween playlists have been disappointing. That means that there are two valid options: I could sit on my bed, wallowing in the costume I was planning on wearing, or I could try to make the most of it. For me, that means eating candy, watching movies and listening to my Halloween music. Halloween music is a very specific brand of sound. Did you know that Gnarls Barkley wrote a Halloween song?
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Well, spook not: We understand your Halloween soundtrack needs some original flair, so we dug up the pop-culture gems that will really up your party playlist game. With cauldrons, dragons and creepy animal parts, this ode to Shakespeare's "Macbeth" is your Halloween song trifecta, performed by the Hogwarts' choir inexplicably holding giant toads. Plus, it can be applied to both Bar Mitzahs and Halloween; so versatile! Halloween Land's delightfully whimsical melody got a nightmarish rendition thanks to Marilyn Manson. This song isn't about candy corn, you say?
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Something evil's lurkin' in the dark. Under the moonlight, you see a sight that almost stops your heart. While this Halloween, there may not be many children lurkin' in the dark knocking on doors for candy, and under the moonlight, what you'll probably see is that rare blue moon , but there's no reason you can't enjoy that "Monster Mash" in the comfort of your home. All Hallows' Eve wouldn't be complete without a list of epic tunes getting you in the spirit of the season. Thriller was released by Epic Records on January 23, The video became a classic dance routine performed in movies and parties across the globe. Still going strong today, theaters across the country hold midnight showings of the classic film where the audience comes dressed to impress and ready to travel back in time for "Time Warp. While you may think of the quintessential film " Hocus Pocus " and Bette Midler along with her faithful Sanderson Sisters, Sarah Jessica Parker, and Kathy Najimy belting this classic out, the original soundtrack was debuted in Nov. Over the years, everyone knows "who ya gonna call" if you have ghosts.