Carved gourd. Mist machine. A wobble for apples and a big bowl of candy. The only thing missing from a Halloween party is the perfect playlist. And while “Monster Mash” and “Spooky Scary Skeletons” are must-haves, there are plenty of horror movie anthems to take turns.
From John Carpenter From classics to grotesque solos of some sinister horror themes, there are a few spooky songs that can’t be left off your playlist at your next Halloween party.
“Halloween Theme” by John Carpenter (“Halloween”)
One of the most famous songs from any scary movie is the classic 1978 theme Halloween. Written by horror music legend John Carpenter, this song serves as the theme for not only the 1978 movie, but the latest trilogy of reboot films that debuted in 2018, 40 years after the original composition hit the ears of fans everywhere.
With an unforgettable tune and a swaying rhythm, this song will have guests dance to the nostalgic sounds of watching the frighteningly carved pumpkin flash as the opening credits roll before the first murder of Michael Myers.
“The Boddy Song” by Mark Hamill (children’s play)
It was definitely a waste when 1988 baby play The trilogy was left without a specific theme song as were most of the other ’80s tracks. But in 2019, everything is redeemed, 30 years after Chucky first took control of Andy and his mother when he was baby play remake.
“The Boddy Song” was written by Bear McCreary and was performed by the voice actor of Tchucky in the film, Mark Hamill. What begins as a sweet song from one best friend to another slowly turns into an eerie tune featuring a spooky children’s chorus.
“Ghostbusters” by Ray Parker Jr. (“Ghostbusters”)
Halloweentime hit Ghostbusters He came out in 1984 and had a hit song to match, wrote and performed it Ray Parker Jr The Grammy winner captures the comedic presence of the Ghostbusters with words that haunt you enough to scare you.
Whether they’re dressed up as ghosts with white sheets or as Peter, Ray, and Egon, all of the guests at your Halloween party will be groaning over this upbeat and spooky classic the second they tap the electric guitar.
“Every 27 Years” by Benjamin Walfish (‘He. She’)
1990 He. She The miniseries may have lacked a soundtrack, but the 2017 remake didn’t disappoint. Among all the songs he composed, Benjamin Walfish, It’s the “every 27 years” machine that resonates the most King Stephen fans.
From its painfully slow tune to the way you can’t help but see Pennnywise’s face looming in your mind when you hear it, this tune will have every party guest looking over their shoulder for a floating red balloon.
“Time Warp” by Richard O’Brien (“Rocky Horror Picture Show”)
From “Fuck, Janet” to “Sweet Transvestite” 1975 Show pictures of rocky horror It has one of the most iconic soundtracks in horror movie history. But only one is guaranteed to get all the Halloween party guests out on the dance floor.
Richard O’Brien “Time Warp” is performed by the entire cast of the movie and has some chilling choreography to go along with it that is the terrifying “Cha Cha Slide” equivalent.
“One, Two, Freddy’s Coming For You” (‘A Nightmare On Elm Street’)
Of all the songs of homeless villains, Freddy Krueger has to be the scariest. Also called “Freddy’s Theme”, the parody of “One, Two, Tie My Shoes” appears multiple times throughout A Nightmare on Elm Street Franchise business.
Sung by a group of ghost kids jumping with ropes, the song warns of Freddy’s evil endeavors, asking everyone to close their doors, grab a cross and prepare to never sleep again.
“The Carol Ann Theme” by Jerry Goldsmith (‘Poltergeist’)
As chasing like evil soul The topic may be, there is nothing more terrifying than children’s singing. “Carol Ann Theme” composed by Jerry Goldsmith Scarily captures everything terrifying about supernatural horror.
The song “Carol Anne’s Theme” is sung by the kids who sing along to the movie’s original theme, and they’ll make sure all the party guests sing along.
“Mr. Sandman” by The Chordettes (‘Halloween II’)
while the Halloween The franchise’s soundtrack consists mostly of John Carpenter’s compositions, and there’s another chilling tune made for the 1981 sequel to The Slasher. The second Halloween.
Performed by the women’s quartet of the fifties chordates, Sandman became the subject of a sequel to Michael Myers, playing during the film’s opening and ending.
“This Is Halloween” by Danny Elfman (“The Nightmare Before Christmas”)
Tim Burton Nightmare Before Christmas It started as dark fantasy music and has since morphed into Halloweentime and Christmastime classics.
While Stop-Motion is packed with unforgettable songs, “This Is Halloween” has turned into a spooky anthem. written by Danny Elfman Performed by the residents of Halloween Town, this song captures the spooky spirit of the film by introducing audiences to the city of Halloween throughout the year.
“I Put a Spell on You” by Bette Midler (“Hawksbox”)
When it comes to Halloween, the Sanderson sisters are always the life of the party. And in 1993 hocus pocus, The Three Witches are taking a Boo Bash party in Salem where they perform their most famous song.
Make sure to put a spell on all the party guests, “I Put A Spell On You” was written in 1956 by Screamin’ Jay Performed by photographer Winifred Sanderson Pete Midler for the movie.
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