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Thursday, October 31, 2013

10 Songs for Your Halloween Soundtrack

Posted By on Thu, Oct 31, 2013 at 6:38 PM

If your Halloween soundtrack consists of “Thriller,” “Monster Mash” and “Ghostbusters” on a loop we’ve got you covered. Here are some spooky songs to take your party to the next level.

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1 & 2. Dead Man's Bones "In The Room Where You Sleep" & "My Body's A Zombie for You"

As if you didn’t have enough reasons to swoon over Ryan Gosling

Back in 2009 Gosling and his friend Zach Shields, along with backing vocals by The Silverlake Conservatory Children’s Choir, released an album under the name Dead Man’s Bones. The entire self-titled album is essentially an ode to All Hallows’ Eve. Sadly, the collaboration has only produced one album.

3. The National "Anyone's Ghost"

The National take a haunting approach to this love song.

4 & 5. Yeah Yeah Yeahs "Head's Will Roll" & "Sacrilege"

Yeah Yeah Yeahs are no strangers to dressing up and getting in the spirit. Here are two videos to sink your teeth into.

6. Ryan Adams "Halloweenhead"

Ryan Adams delivered a, well let’s just say, odd video to accompany his Halloween inspired song.

7. Tegan and Sara "Walking With A Ghost"

Indie, and now pop, darlings Tegan and Sara broke through with this 2004 track which The White Stripes later covered. Which version do you prefer?

8. Ra Ra Riot "Ghosts Under Rocks"

Ra Ra Riot sure do have some catchy songs and "Ghosts Under Rocks" is sure to get your costumed friends dancing.

9. The White Stripes "Little Ghost"

"Little Ghost" by The White Stripes isn’t just for hipsters

your little ghosts and goblins will like it too!

10. The Killers "Bones"

You would think a band called The Killers would have more macabre songs but we dig the skeletons in this video.


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