Killer Tunes – a playlist about serial killers

Time for another playlist. Grave Reviews’ last playlist focused on the spookiness and festivities around Hallowe’en, so this time I’ve taken things to the more real, evil side of humanity. A table of who each song is about is at the end of this post.

Disclaimer: Grave Reviews does not support any of the killers, cult leaders or grave robbers referenced in any of the following songs.

Son of Sam by Elliot Smith David Berkowitz
Evil by Interpol Rosemary West, wife and partner in crime of Fred West.
What About Us? by the Fall Harold Shipman, Dr Death.
The Nobodies by Marilyn Manson Eric Harris and Dylan Klebold, the Columbine Massacre shooters
Suffer Little Children by The Smiths Myra Hindley, girlfriend and partner in crime of Ian Brady. The Moors Murders.
Ted, Just Admit It by Jane’s Addiction Ted Bundy
Notown Blues by Black Lips The Hillside Stranglers
Charlie Manson Blues by The Flaming Lips Charles Manson and the family.
Skinned by Blind Melon Ed Gein
Ozzie by Green River Gary Ridgeway, the Green River killer
When Shipman Decides by Fat White Family Harold Shipman
Gary Gilmore’s Eyes by the Adverts Gary Gilmore
Death Valley ’69 by Sonic Youth ft Lydia Lunch Charles Manson and the family
Archives of Pain by Manic Street Preachers Multiple infamous people
Columind by Filter The Columbine Massacre
Nothing to Gein by Mudvayne Ed Gein
Night Shift by Siouxsie and the Banshees Peter Sutcliffe, the Yorkshire Ripper