15 Spooky Pals and Their Favorite Songs!

1. Chucky – “Possession” by Sarah McLachlan

The soul of a human serial killer transferred into a doll’s body, Chucky absolutely jams to “Possession”. While he’s not wreaking havoc on young children and their families, he’s plugging in his headphones and saying, “Sarah is just like me forreal.”

Lyric Spotlight:

Voices trapped in yearning

Memories trapped in time

The night is my companion

And solitude my guide


2. GhostfacePsycho Killer” by Talking Heads

I mean, c’mon, he’s a psychotic murderer. AKA a “psycho killer.” Like, he’s crazy and murders people. And it’s the name of the song? Ya know, he’s a crazy murderer and his favorite song is called “Psycho Killer”. It’s funny. 

Lyric Spotlight:

Run, run, run, run, run, run, run away, oh-oh-oh

Psycho Killer


3. Jason Voorhees- “the lakes” by Taylor Swift

Jason is moody. I mean, who wouldn’t be after growing up bullied by all of his peers? He wants nothing more than to escape his tormentors, much like Taylor Swift who, in “the lakes”, wishes to run off with her loved one, away from scrutiny. Alas, Jason ended up being one of the many poets who died in one of the lakes Taylor spoke of. 

Lyric Spotlight:

Take me to the lakes where all the poets went to die

I don’t belong, and my beloved, neither do you


4. Carrie – “Bleeding Love” by Leona Lewis

Carrie is at that very special age where she only has one thing on her mind: revenge. Okay, maybe two things. Revenge AND crying to “Bleeding Love”. The lyrics just hit a little too close to home. 

Lyric Spotlight:

Keep bleeding, keep, keep bleeding love

I keep bleeding, I keep, keep bleeding love

Keep bleeding, keep, keep bleeding love

You cut me open


5. Hannibal Lecter – “Cannibal” by Kesha

Hannibal Lecter is well-known for his eclectic palette.  Perhaps a little music could provide a welcome source of inspiration for his next meal. 

Lyric Spotlight:

I am cannibal (cannibal, cannibal, I am)

I am cannibal (cannibal, I’ll eat you up, I am)

I am cannibal (cannibal, cannibal, I am)

I am cannibal (cannibal, I’ll eat you up)


6. Freddy Krueger – “Dreams” by Fleetwood Mac

Freddy goes the extra mile to be the man of your dreams, something that he thinks Fleetwood Mac would appreciate about him.  

Lyric Spotlight:

Now here I go again, I see the crystal vision

I keep my visions to myself

But it’s only me who wants to wrap around your dreams, and

Have you any dreams you’d like to sell, dreams of loneliness?



7. Jennifer – “Maneater” by Nelly Furtado

Jennifer is the definition of a maneater! She makes you work hard, makes you spend hard, makes you scream and run away from her because she’s trying to eat you, makes you fall real hard. 

Lyric Spotlight:

Maneater, make you work hard

Make you spend hard, make you want all of her love

She’s a maneater, make you buy cars

Make you cut cards, make you fall real hard in love


8. Beetlejuice – “Jolene” by Dolly Parton

Beetlejuice is a huge Dolly fan. She understands how easy it is to repeat someone’s name not once, not twice, but at least three times! He likes to replace Jolene’s name with his own when he sings along. 

Lyric Spotlight:

Jolene, Jolene, Jolene, Jolene


9. Leatherface – “Chainsaw” by The Band Perry

The narrator of The Band Perry’s “Chainsaw” feels very emotional over a lost relationship. Leatherface may not be able to relate to that aspect of the song, but he connects very strongly with her choice to use a chainsaw to solve her problems. 

Lyric Spotlight:

And I got my chainsaw

Oh you know it’s got to go, it’s such a shame y’all

But I ain’t gonna be happy ’til those names fall

And I’m sittin’ on a stump


10. Frankenstein’s Monster – “I Want Love” by Elton John

Frankenstein’s Monster has some scars on his heart from previous wounds, but he still wants to love and be loved. So, you know he cries to Elton John’s “I Want Love”

Lyric Spotlight:

So bring it on, I’ve been bruised

Don’t give me love that’s clean and smooth

No sweet romance, I’ve had enough

A man like me is dead in places

Other men feel liberated


11. Samara – “Video Killed the Radio Star” by The Buggles

We’ve all been haunted by the image of Samara coming through a TV screen (kind of seems like a fun hobby), but she only strikes once someone watches the cursed VHS. Therefore, the video truly does kill the radio star. 

Lyric Spotlight:

Video killed the radio star

Video killed the radio star

Pictures came and broke your heart

Oh-a-a-a oh


12. Edward Scissorhands – “Punk Rock Girl” by Dead Milkmen

Poor Ed just wants love, but having weapons for hands makes that endeavor a little difficult. To cope with his big feelings for a certain suburban girl, Edward would love “Punk Rock Girl” and its angsty lyrics. 

Lyric Spotlight:

She took me to her parents for a Sunday meal

Her father took one look at me and he began to squeal


13. Audrey II – “Every Rose Has Its Thorn” by Poison

Audrey II may not be a rose, but she does have her thorns. Those thorns being her teeth that she uses to eat people. But *sigh* We all have our flaws. 

Lyric Spotlight:

Every rose has its thorn

Just like every night has its dawn

Just like every cowboy sings his sad, sad song

Every rose has its thorn


14. The Sanderson Sisters – “Girls Just Want to Have Fun” by Cyndi Lauper

Although the Sanderson sisters’ version of fun may be sucking out the souls of children, who are we to deny them their Cyndi Lauper-given right to have fun??

Lyric Spotlight:

That’s all they really want

Is some fun

When the workin’ day is done

Oh girls, they wanna have fun


15. Sweeney Todd – “What Baking Can Do” by Jessie Mueller and the Waitress Original Broadway Cast Ensemble

Sweeney Todd, more than anyone, understands the joys and triumphs of baking. In fact, he sees Waitress on Broadway every year, offering his own tips to the cast after the show. It never goes over well. 

Lyric Spotlight:

Make it up

And surprise them

Tell them all my secrets but disguise them

So they dance on the tongues

Of the very people that they’re secrets from


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