Mixtape: October


October mixtape // via Spotify

So it's not quite the end of the month yet, but I thought I would upload October's mixtape as it's got a few Halloween themed songs on it, so might help to get you in the mood for my favourite day of the year - or if you're compiling a Halloween party playlist, it might give you a bit of inspiration. Hope you enjoy! P.S. track nine is a definite contender for my favourite song ever ever.

By the time October rolls around, autumn has slowly crept up on you and, all of a sudden, leaves are falling at your feet and the sun has set by six o'clock. Hands never leave coat pockets, and everything seems golden. There's a sudden longing for freshly baked bread and toffee apples and blood red lipstick. The witching hour seems more bewitching than ever before, just the moon and you. Everyone seems a little superstitious. You watch too many films late at night, and worry about nothing and everything all at once.

Jace Everett // Bad Things
Creedence Clearwater Revival // I Put a Spell on You
The Shins // Fall of '82
Wolfmother // Witchcraft
The Horrible Crowes // Never Tear Us Apart
Blue Oyster Cult // (Don't Fear) The Reaper
Queens of the Stone Age // Burn the Witch
Patrick Wolf // Enchanted
Alkaline Trio // If You Had a Bad Time
Mountain Man // Soft Skin
Listen to "October" here.

What are your favourite Halloween songs?

Gillian x


  1. I LOVE Patrick Wolf. You can teel how he was feeling when he recorded his albums, he was clearly in love for the last one x

  2. Ooh I like "put a spell on you" - totally different to, erm, allSTARS (remember them?!?!)

    My current fave song, which is perfect for hallowe'en, is "I follow rivers" (the magician remix) by Lykke Li!

    Have a spook tactic weekend!!!

  3. I love seeing what other people are listening too just because I google the artist and find new ones tht I like :)


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