A great soundtrack is integral to a great party, and Halloween is no exception. While creating your party check list this year, be sure to include curating the tunes that will keep your guests doing the Monster Mash and Time Warp throughout the night. To keep your party popping, make sure to include these Top 5 festive tunes to your Halloween soundtrack.
5.) “Time Warp” – Rocky Horror Picture Show
One of the most iconic plays and movies shown around the Halloween season, The Rocky Horror Picture Show left us with a multitude of songs that we will never forget, with the most popular being “Time Warp.” The song will resonate with both die-hard Rocky Horror fans and even casual watchers, but most importantly will get your guests up and moving. Even those who don’t normally dance have no problem attempting a routine that comes with instructions.
4.) “Highway to Hell” – AC/DC
If you’re looking for the perfect rock song to liven up your Halloween party and get your guests hearts and heads pumping, there is no better choice than AC/DC’s “Highway to Hell.” Not only is the song a classic familiar to all ages, but it will also have your guests singing and dancing along. Choose this song to liven up a party that is wearing down in the wee morning hours.
3.) “Monster Mash” – Bobby Pickett and the Crypt Keepers
You can’t go wrong with the classic throwback “Monster Mash” by Bobby “Boris” Pickett and the Crypt Keepers. Originally holding on to the No. 1 slot on the Billboards Hot 100 in 1962, this Halloween party classic has stayed top on the list of party music for more than 50 years. It is a sure-fire song choice to get your guests up and twisting to the oldies.
2.) “(Don’t Fear) the Reaper” – Blue Oyster Cult
What is scarier than a creepy ballad with a male singer trying to entice his lover over to the dark side? The classic creepy Halloween staple “(Don’t Fear) the Reaper,” by Blue Oyster Cult is a must have on your party playlist. The slower beat is surprisingly easy to dance to and is a great song option for the more mellow parts of your party or the end of the evening wind down.
1.) “Thriller” – Michael Jackson
Rounding off the Top 5 songs for your Halloween party is Michael Jackson’s classic “Thriller.” The premiere of this video gave us a renewed creep out with zombies and also created a dance routine that would be used at parties and dances for the next 30 years. “Thriller” is the perfect song to get everybody up and dancing, and the best part is that even those with two left feet can pull this one off.