Scary Songs

Listen to the top 20 scary songs of all time. Creepy tunes for halloween with spooky lyrics from horror movies. Watch the top creepy music videos free online.

Scary Songs

1. Hamburger Lady

Throbbing Gristle’s gruesome and disturbing song about a woman with burns over most of her body.

2. Frankie Teardrop

3. Breathing Water

This song by Inhale is said to be cursed and if you listen to it before you go to sleep at night, you will have nightmares in which you drown.

4. Red Right Hand

Nick Cave’s catchy tune about some mysterious man who may or may not be the devil was used to good effect in the horror movie Scream.

5. Country Death Song

This downbeat tune from The Violent Femmes tells the gothic story of a man who loses his mind and murders his family.

6. The Mercy Seat

Johnny Cash covers a Nick Cave song about a prisoner on Death Row who claims to be “totally innocent, you know” until he’s sitting in the electric chair.

7. Careful With That Axe Eugene

This Pink Floyd track seems to be about an axe murderer. It creates an eerie atmosphere and builds to a crescendo with a horrifying scream.

8. Black Wings

A Tom Waits song this is either about a demon or Jesus, depending on how you want to interpret it.

9. Riders on the Storm

In this Doors song, Jim Morrison mumbles something about a hitchhiking killer on the road whose brain is “squirming like a toad” and if you give him a ride, he’ll murder everyone in the car.

Lake Pontchartrain

This song by the band Ludo tells a story about three teenage boys who encounter something horrible by a lake and are drawn into the murky waters by whatever evil lurks within.

Gloomy Sunday

Gloomy Sunday

Also known as The Hungarian Suicide Song because so many people have killed themselves after hearing it.

Read more about the urban legend of Gloomy Sunday here.

Creepy Doll

Jonatha Coulton’s little ditty about a creepy doll that always follows you and has a ruined eye that is always open.

Jeepers Creepers (from Jeepers Creepers)
Donovan – Season of the Witch (from Zodiac)
In A Gadda Da Vida (from Manhunter)

Bad Moon Rising (from An American Werewolf in London)
People Are Strange (from The Lost Boys)
Don’t Fear The Reaper (from The Stand)
Goodbye Horses (from Silence of the Lambs)

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