Sources: Yahoo | All Things Michael
Michael Jackson’s ‘Thriller’ is the UK’s most played Halloween track, according to Spotify.
The streaming service has revealed that Jackson’s 1984 hit sees a massive 2800% increase in plays over the Halloween period.
The top five most played spooky tracks also features ‘This is Halloween’ from ‘The Nightmare Before Christmas’ along with Rihanna’s ‘Disturbia’ and Lady Gaga’s ‘Monster’.
Alice Cooper’s 1989 hit ‘Poison’ also makes an appearance.
For those looking for some spook-tacular music to add some spirit to their Halloween party, Spotify also revealed that it is home to a staggering one million Halloween playlists.
In preparation for the weekend’s Halloween festivities, the music service has also come up with a series of spooky genre-based playlists including Doom Metal, Ghoststep and Brutal Deathcore.
Michael Jackson’s Thriller was the seventh single from the album of the same name – one of the bestselling albums of all time.
The epic 14-minute long music video, helmed by ‘An American Werewolf in London’ director John Landis, won three MTV Video Music Awards.
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