Weekly Focus: Songs About Halloween, Day One

Marilyn Manson — “This is Halloween,” from the album/soundtrack Nightmare Revisited (2008).

How could I not start the week off with this classic? I chose Manson’s version, as it’s my favorite, but here are two alternates you might enjoy!

Panic! at the Disco

Broken Peach

Album of the Week: Nightmare Revisited

It’s the week of Halloween! This is the perfect time to bring your attention to 2008’s Nightmare Revisited, a collection of Danny Elfman songs — composed for the movie The Nightmare Before Christmas — reimagined by contemporary artists such as Marilyn Manson, Flyleaf, and Korn.

Let’s Talk Covers (Pt. 51)

Amy Lee: “Going to California” (Led Zeppelin cover)

Gary Jules/Michael Andrews: “Mad World” (Tears For Fears cover)

Natalie Imbruglia: “Torn” (Ednaswap cover)

Let’s Talk Covers (Pt. 50)

Lady Gaga: “Your Song” (Elton John cover)

Dark Summer: “Look What You Made Me Do” (Taylor Swift cover)

Sex Pistols: “My Way” (Frank Sinatra cover)

Let’s Talk Covers (Blacktop Mojo Edition)

“In the Air Tonight” (Phil Collins cover)

“Hemorrhage” (Fuel cover)

“In Color” (Jamey Johnson cover)

Let’s Talk Covers (Pt. 49)

The Relentless: “Save a Prayer” (Duran Duran cover)

The Fugees: “Killing Me Softly” (Lori Lieberman cover)

Nirvana: “The Man Who Sold the World” (David Bowie cover)

Let’s Talk Covers (Pt. 48)

Spineshank: “While My Guitar Gently Weeps” (The Beatles cover)

Leo Moracchioli ft. Mary Spender: “Sultans of Swing” (Dire Straits cover)

Wednesday 13: “Runnin’ Down a Dream” (Tom Petty cover)

Let’s Talk Covers (Pt. 47)

Crosby, Stills, & Nash: “Norwegian Wood” (The Beatles cover)

Dr. Melancholia: “Genie in a Bottle” (Christina Aguilera cover)

Maven ft. Marilyn Manson: “Hard On For Love” (Nick Cave & the Bad Seeds cover)

Let’s Talk Covers (Pt. 46)

Eric Clapton: “While My Guitar Gently Weeps” (The Beatles cover)

Kill Hannah: “Under the Milky Way” (The Church cover)

Alice Cooper: “King Herod’s Song” (Mike d’Abo cover)

Let’s Talk Covers (Small Town Titans Edition)

“Immigrant Song” (Led Zeppelin cover)

“Fat Bottomed Girls” (Queen cover)

“45” (Shinedown cover)