Halloween parties are either very lame or super fun. There’s just no in-between. But one thing that can sway your shindig in the right direction? A playlist with the best Halloween songs. If you have good music—i.e.: “Monster Mash” is nowhere in sight—then there’s a pretty high chance the night’s going to be lit. If you’re scratching your head now thinking, “Well, what songs are Halloween-y but not cheesy?” then look no further than the playlist, below. We handpicked 13 popular songs—all by women—that are catchy and fun as hell but also have a dark, spooky factor perfect for your Halloween playlist. Get ready to mash, monsters, because these are the best Halloween songs.