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Top Halloween CDs

By Charles Hopkins Published 08/8/2006 | Kids & Teens

Just like every other holiday, Halloween is celebrated by a great deal of people. Not only are there different foods, activities, costumes, and parties, but there is also specific music that goes along with Halloween! Christmas, Hanukkah, and Easter have music that goes with each of their respective celebrations as does Halloween. Fortunately, you do not have to create this music on your own. There are many CDs out there that you can buy that will provide you with some of the spookiest and most appropriate Halloween music anywhere.

Not every Halloween CD will have songs. There are tons of Halloween CDs that will provide atmospheric sounds such as ghostly noises, rattling chains, heavy footsteps, startling noises, fists pounding on doors and more! Of course, if you want to go for songs, you can find plenty of Halloween music CDs. There are other CDs that have stories told with chilling sound effects. If you want to save the embarrassment of messing up a good Halloween story, you might want to go with one of these helpful CDs. Whatever the case, the decision is up to you. Ive been called back from the netherworld to give you some information on some of the best choices. Sadly, after Im done, its back into the void!

A1 Halloween Sounds has put out a CD that will terrify you with intensely frightening noises. The CD has twenty five tracks including various ghosts and a spooky cemetery jaunt that will leave your pulse beating like a runaway train. If you want, you can order it right from their website and download the creepy contents directly into your computer.

The Best Halloween Ever is a CD that you can get from a variety of retailers including Amazon.com. It consists of stories geared for younger children written by Barbara Robinson and spoken by Elaine Stritch. These stories are sure to thrill all those who are gathered with a spooky Halloween treat!

Have you ever heard the hit song Monster Mash? If you havent then you should check out this compilation of Halloween music. The Madacy-Monster Mash CD is chock-full of hit Halloween songs that are timeless for this special night in late October.

Have you ever seen the movie Halloween? John Carpenters classic slasher film featuring Michael Meyers is a cult classic. It is one of the most gruesome movies that has ever been put on film. However, one of the reasons it is so scary is due to the music. The Halloween theme music is pure terror. It is high-pitched and tends to make anyone listening to it a bit uncomfortable. There are several soundtracks to the various Halloween movies available. This one comes highly recommended from beyond the grave.

Another entry into the fray of Halloween CDs is the Scary Sound Effects: Night compilation. This collection of sound effects is sure to liven up a spooky situation. There are forty one individual tracks that you can choose from. However, if you play the CD from beginning to end you will not be disappointed that is unless you conjure a zombie or a nasty ghost!

Halloween CDs can be lots of fun. However, it is important that you choose the right ones. There are some on the market that are complete pretenders. If you stick with this list you cant go wrong. Have a happy Halloween and remember to stay safe on this most frightening day of the year!