Emily Sharrer, Editor-in-Chief

The drinks have been bought, girls have found the smallest costumes they could possibly fit into and the Facebook invites have been sent out. So, with Halloween just around the corner, it’s come time for frat bros and general party throwers everywhere to begin making crucial choices about what songs to put on this year’s “Halloween Mix ‘09.” But not just any songs will do. To make sure your guests stay longer than the drinks hold out, your Halloween mix has to be equal parts funny and cool, conventional and current. To give your party the right vibe, I suggest pulling from this list of Halloween-inspired songs. Enjoy!

“A Nightmare On My Street” – DJ Jazzy Jeff and The Fresh Prince
“Monster Mash” – Bobby “Boris” Pickett
“Thriller”- Michael Jackson
“Spooky Scary Skeletons” – Andrew Gold
“Don’t Fear the Reaper” – Blue Oyster Cult
“Ghostbusters” – Ray Parker Jr.
“Hell Sent” – Bone Thugs-N-Harmony
“Bat Out of Hell” – Meat Loaf
“Black Magic Woman” – Santana
“Werewolves of London” – Warren Zevon
“Dead Man Walkin” – Bruce Springsteen
“Somebody’s Watching Me” – Rockwell
“People are Strange” – The Doors
“Suicidal Thoughts” – The Notorious B.I.G.
“Abracadabra” – Steve Miller Band
“She Wolf” – Shakira
“Sympathy for the Devil” – The Rolling Stones
“Interview with a Vampire” – Ras Kass
“Disturbia” – Rihanna
“Psycho Killer” – Talking Heads
“Bad Moon Rising” – Creedence Clearwater Revival
“Murder was the Case” – Snoop Dogg
“Season of the Witch” – Donovan
“Boris the Spider” – The Who
“This is Halloween” – Danny Elfman
“D’Evils”– Jay-Z