There are several songs that are popular during Halloween. These top Halloween songs would be excellent to play if you are throwing a Halloween party or if you are just looking for something a little spooky to add to your day to day fun. They’re modern and hip and easy to listen to. Enjoy!

Black Magic Women

One of these is “Black Magic Woman” by Santana. This song was originally performed by Fleetwood Mac. The Santana version includes Latin music, jazz, and rural music of central Europe. The straightforward lyrics of the song and amazing rhythm section have made it a masterpiece that people really enjoy listening to.


“Disturbia” is a song that is sung by Rihanna that can be described as electro pop or dance pop. The song has very dark lyrics and tone and has been a hit. It has been commercially successful and was even top in the US billboard charts for two weeks running. It has received many positive reviews, and some consider this song to be one of the best performances by Rihanna. The song was written by Chris Brown who realized later that it would be preferable to have the song sung by a woman rather than a man. He thus gave the song to Rihanna.

This is Halloween and Other Classics

The song “This is Halloween” by Marilyn Manson is written about a haunted town and the characters that live there.  Another great song is “Dragula”. “Dragula” is sung by Rob Zombie, who was a co-writer of the song, as well. This song became a best seller and has been played in numerous movies and television episodes. For instance, it was played in the 2012 movie “Paranormal Activity 4”. It has even been included as a soundtrack on some PlayStation games.

Halloween would be incomplete without the “Rocky Horror Show” and its classic song “The Time Warp”. This bizarre and catchy song is a favorite Halloween song for many people in many generations. This song was released in 1973. It can be described as a pop or rock song. It was sung in the rock musical in 1973 and then later in the “Rocky Horror Picture Show” in 1975. There have been numerous adaptations and performances of the song by various people.

The song “Zombie” by the Cranberries is what made the band world famous. The singer was actually inspired to write the song because of the Irish bomb attacks that had been occurring. The song actually reached number 1 in the US and earned platinum status in some countries like Australia.

“Sympathy for the Devil” is a great song that was written by Brian Crawford and Mick Jagger.  The song talks about the devil and it is performed in a samba style. The lyrics are all focused on terrible happenings that have occurred during history, so for instance, the death of Jesus Christ and the various holy wars that have occurred throughout history.

These songs are all top Halloween songs that will really be terrific to play during a party.