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Top 10 Halloween Songs

Katie Chen |
October 18, 2013 | 1:13 p.m. PDT


"Mean Girls" references can be used for any holiday. I'm looking at you, Christmas. (Tumblr)
"Mean Girls" references can be used for any holiday. I'm looking at you, Christmas. (Tumblr)
It's that time of year again - where girls can dress like total sluts and no other girls can say anything about it (according to "Mean Girls") - and what is getting ready for Halloween without some jams to get ready to? From the mystical and magical to the hauntingly beautiful, here are the best Halloween songs for your playlist!





10. "Disturbia" - Rihanna

Creepy and apocalyptic, only Rihanna can make the end of the world look this good.

9. "I Put A Spell On You" from the film "Hocus Pocus"

I believe you, Max, but the Sanderson sisters were just too catchy and I am eating it up.

8. "Toxic" - Britney Spears

Britney's costuming (or lack thereof) on top of the insidious beat of the song is the reason "Toxic" made this list. When someone dresses themselves in miliions of jewels for Halloween, they can make the list too.

7. "Sinking Man" - Of Monsters And Men

Halloween-adjacent (zombies!), "The Walking Dead" featured this hauntingly beautiful Of Monsters and Men song.

6. "Walking with a Ghost" - Tegan And Sara

The sister duo's one-stanza, electropop song sing about consumed and haunted by a ghost. Deep and catchy.

5. "Superstition" - Stevie Wonder

7 years of bad luck if you listen to this song the whole way through and don't start groovin'.

4. "Hot Patootie/Bless my soul" from the "Rocky Horror Picture Show"

Cult amazing-ness. And the Glee version with John Stamos is not bad sight to see.

3. "Heads Will Roll" - Yeah Yeah Yeahs

THE HEADS WILL ROLL. Decapitated bodies will dance. Creepy.

2. "This is Halloween" - Marilyn Manson cover

Marilyn Manson puts his own metal spin on the "Nightmare Before Christmas" song, which makes this song actually kind of scary. Put alongside the movie clips make it fun again, and who doesn't love a good cover?

1. "Thriller" - Michael Jackson

What is any top 10 Halloween anything list without Michael Jackson's Thriller? The film itself is like a short Halloween film. Enjoy!

Honorable mention: "Monster Mash" - Bobby "Boris" Pickett & the Crypt Kickers

Always and forever, a great classic! Makes me want to do the twist.

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