What do you usually do to get in the Halloween spirit? Carve pumpkins? Yes. Visit a haunted corn maze? Yes. Stock up on candy even though your apartment complex won’t have trick or treaters? Oh, that might just be me.

I also like to watch my favorite Halloween movies like Edward Scissorhands and Hocus Pocus. But one of the biggest ways I get in the spirit is by listening to ONLY Halloween music. I’ve put together a list of 7 of my favorite Halloween hits that are sure to get you in the spirit.

  • Zombie - The Cranberries

  • Somebody's Watching Me - Rockwell

  • Heads Will Roll - Yeah Yeah Yeahs

  • Monster Mash - Bobby (Boris) Pickett and the Crypt-Kickers

  • This is Halloween - Danny Elfman (from

  • I Put a Spell on You - Bette Midler, Sarah Jessica Parker, Kathy Najimy (from

  • Ghostbusters - Ray Parker Jr.