20 Current Songs to Add to Your Halloween Playlist


Halloween is right around the corner! During October, I like to listen to Halloween music. Have you noticed that in the last 50 years, Halloween playlists are mostly the same old music? Listen, I love the Monster Mash as much as the next “ghoul”, but sometimes I want something a little more current!

Whether you are getting ready to throw a big Halloween party and you need to coolest playlist to impress the teenagers or you just need some Halloween music to jam to on your way to work, I’ve got you covered. If you think Halloween music is the Purple People Eater and I Put a Spell on You, get ready to be educated with my list of the 20 Songs to Add to Your Halloween Playlist.

I like to think that I know good music when I hear it. My taste in music is pretty eclectic. You can find me listening to anything from Kanye to Creedence Clearwater Revival (but it’s mostly somewhere in the middle). For the last few years, it’s been my goal to create the best Halloween playlist and keep it clean. That is right, you won’t find any dirty words on this Halloween playlist! I’ve saved you some time of search and listening, and share my list with you!

  1. Heads Will Roll– Yeah Yeah Yeahs
  2. Walking with a Ghost– Tegan and Sara
  3. In the Shadows– Rasmus
  4. Where Wolf- Ginger & The Ghost
  5. Your Ghost– The Decemberists
  6. Disturbia– Rhianna
  7. Heathens– Twenty One Pilots
  8. Creepy Doll– Jonathan Coulton
  9. Uma Thurman– Fall Out Boy
  10. Monster– Skillet
  11. In the Room Where You Sleep– Dead Man’s Bones
  12. Miss Murder– AFI
  13. Monsters– Matchbook Romance
  14. Unheavenly Creatures– Coheed & Cambria
  15. Howl– Florence + The Machine
  16. Rats– Ghost
  17. Zombie– Jamie T
  18. Jack-O-Latern Man– The Bravery
  19. Your Bones– Of Monster and Men
  20. The Yawning Grave- Lord Huron

Enjoy and Happy Halloween!

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Kim McNeely
Kim grew up in a small town in northeast Alabama. She majored in journalism in college at Faulkner University. There she met baseball-playing Florida boy named David who swept her off her feet and then married her. David went right into a teaching/coaching career and Kim lost her desire to write. Before kids, she worked in insurance and as an office administrator. In 2008, they started a family and Kim fell in love with motherhood. She has been working as a stay at home mom for almost 10 years, occasionally, letting the laundry pile up and devoting her time to raising three children. Her kids have grown up on the ball field cheering on their daddy's baseball teams. They moved to Brandon just over a year ago and have enjoyed exploring Tampa. Kim likes being creative and crafty. She is a list-maker, scheduler, and planner. She loves planning play dates, parties, and budget-friendly family activities. Kim spends her days convincing her nine year old, Emerson, to wash her hair; teaching her kindergartener, Everly, sight words; and making sure her curious two year old and only son, Easton, isn't playing in the toilets. She loves children's books and reading bedtime stories. If she finds some free time, she writes her blog, catches up on her favorite TV shows, scrolls social media, and folds massive piles of laundry. Her desire to write returned when she realized that her children were an endless source of inspiration. You can follow Kim as she documents and finds ways to soak in every ounce of her children's childhood on Facebook, Instagram, and on her blog as The Sentimental Mom.


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