My Ideal Halloween Playlist

My Ideal Halloween Playlist October 31, 2018

I have thought deeply about this question. Also, feel free to be amused by how precisely this list allows you to guess my age.

Gerard McMahon, “Cry Little Sister

Michael Jackson, “Thriller” (note the title card!)

PJ Harvey, “Man-Sized Sextet

Siouxsie & the Banshees, “Premature Burial

Echo & the Bunnymen, “The Killing Moon

Screamin’ Jay Hawkins, “I Put a Spell on You

Coil, “Love’s Secret Domain

The Cramps, “Eyeball in My MartiniWHAT’S THIS BURDEN THAT I BEAR???

Severed Heads, “Dead Eyes Opened

Harry Belafonte, “Zombie Jamboree

Classics IV, “Spooky

Blue Oyster Cult, “Don’t Fear the Reaper”–I know you want to be a hipster and go with “Nosferatu” but you are wrong.

The Mountain Goats, “Werewolf Gimmick

Diamanda Galas, “You Must Be Certain of the Devil” (this song is more serious but hey, let’s all remember what we’re here for)

Rockwell, “Somebody’s Watching Me

Men at Work, “Who Can It Be Now?

Theme from Gremlins
Creedence Clearwater Revival, “Bad Moon Rising

Sam the Sham & the Pharaohs, “Little Red Riding Hood

Concrete Blonde, “Bloodletting

The Raincoats, “Ooh Ooh La La La

Nina Simone, “I Put a Spell on You

L7, “Pretend We’re Dead

Single Gun Theory, “Red Sunshine

Bauhaus, “Bela Lugosi’s Dead

Mountain Goats, “Michael Myers Resplendent

Tom Petty, “Zombie Zoo

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