A Halloween party playlist for the 21st century

Posted at 11:28 AM, Oct 06, 2015
and last updated 2015-10-07 15:55:49-04

Sure, Thriller and The Monster Mash are classic, but it's been a while since the Halloween playlist has gotten a facelift.

If you want to spice up your party without losing losing that spooky feel, consider these modern classics for your Halloween party.

Dracula's Wedding — Outkast
What's more terrifying? A bite from a vampire, or realizing all of your eternal dreams are coming true? Andre 3000 discusses in this funky rap.

E.T. — Katy Perry
Every party needs a little Katy Perry, even a Halloween party.

Monster — Kanye West ft. Jay-Z, Rick Ross, Nicki Minaj & Bon Iver
Not only does the title fit right in with the Halloween theme, but there's no way that Nicki Minaj's outro is human.

She Wolf — Shakria
It won't quite be a full moon on Halloween this year, but Shakria will fool anyone thanks to her excellent werewolf impression.

Pyramids — Frank Ocean
Pyramids are like mummy houses, right?

Evil Eye — Franz Ferdinand
Title? Check. Random creepy yells? Check. Boogie-worthy? Check.

Guild — Earl Sweatshirt feat. Mac Miller
An unsettling beat and distorted vocals make make this the perfect track for Halloween.

Uprising — Muse
The synth-y, eerie keyboards woven into this instant classic fit right in to a spooky theme.

I Am a God — Kanye West
It's unclear why Kanye is yelling in this track, but he'd definitely do well as an extra in a horror movie.

A.D.H.D. — Kendrick Lamar
Kendrick Lamar constructed the soundtrack to a nightmare when he released this song in 2011.

Someone Great — LCD Soundsystem
This dark and dreary instrumental will get the party moving while 

Disturbia — Rihanna
If there's any question if this song fits the theme, check out the music video.

Dare — Gorillaz
A bunch of animated punk-monkeys playing in a band? Sounds like a nightmare to me.

Misfits — Third Eye Blind
This song sets the Halloween mood within the first few seconds of the intro.

Creep — TLC
Honorable mention: "Creep" by Radiohead.

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