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Top 20 Songs about Monsters

The decades have brought us many songs about monsters, creatures and scary beasts. It's a subject as timeless as music itself. Here are the best songs about Monsters.... under the bed and in the closet, chasing us ... and sometimes finding us.

The Top2040 List of Monster Tunes

1 - Monster Mash by Bobby Boris Picket & the crypt-Kickers tops our list; a classic! it shot to #1 in 1964, and gets pulled out every once in awhile for a new listen.

2 - Monster is Loose by Meat Loaf

3 - The Purple People Eater by Sheb Wooley, it has one eye and one horn (and it can fly!), so the song says. Believe it or not, this was a top-10 hit in the 60s.

4 - Under the Bed by Alice cooper, bonus track from the LP Welcome to My Nightmare. An excellent tune, by any standards, and perfect for the Monster list.

5 - Beastie by Jethro Tull   ... he rolls up and down through history...beastie!  (A presonal Top2040 favorite)

6 - Scary Monsters (and Super Creeps) by David Bowie, from the album of the same name.

7 - Godzilla by Blue Oyster Cult, who also did Nosferatu and Joan Crawford (has risen from the

8 - Monster by Big Bang, a wildly popular k-pop rock band in Korea.

9 - Monster by Imagine Dragons

10 - Ogre Battle by Queen, and later they also wrote: Death on Two Legs

11 - November Spawned a Monster by Morrissey, of the Smiths

12 - Monster by Steppenwolf

13 - Monster in the Parasol by Queens of the Stone Age

14 - Attacked by Monsters from the Meat Puppets

15 - Monster  -  Michael Jackson, who also recorded Thriller

16 - Tommyknockers by Blind Guardian

17 - Spirits of Ancient Egypt by Paul McCartney & Wings, we assume it's the Mummy

18 - A Skeleton in the Closet by Anthrax

19 - Monster recorded by Lady Gaga

20 - Some Kind of Monster by Metallic

See Also on Top2040:

...and the reaction to all these freaky monsters and monster tunes .... "Hysteria" by Def Leppard

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