12 best Halloween songs according to YouTube

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Nightmare Before Christmas Soundtrack, “This is Halloween”, 1993

On Halloween, “This is Halloween” sees an average increase of 17.4x the views. That’s because the movie it comes from is THE Halloween movie of the past 20 years. Kids and adults alike can get lost in Tim Burton’s masterpiece.

"Boys and girls of every age Wouldn’t you like to see something strange? Come with us and you will see This, our town of Halloween This is Halloween, this is Halloween Pumpkins scream in the dead of night This is Halloween, everybody make a scene Trick or treat till the neighbors gonna die of fright It’s our town, everybody scream In this town of Halloween"

Is anything more iconic during Halloween than The Nightmare Before Christmas? It’s the Halloween equivalent to Christmas-time’s How The Grinch Stole Christmas.

From epic costumes to tattoos, Halloween fanatics across the globe have idolized the movie, and this song, since the movies release in ’93. A cover of this song by Marilyn Manson is also on our list, but the original receives more views on Halloween because you can’t improve perfection.

“This is Halloween” was written by Danny Elfman, the lead singer and songwriter for the band Oingo Boingo from 1974-1995. He is also married to Bridget Fonda. Now go play some trivia.