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13 Songs for Vampire Lovers

Perfect for enjoying your daily dose of blood or sharpening your fangs.

Clarisse Dent

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From Bauhaus to Outkast, you’ll find that the lyrics in these 13 songs are perfect for those of you who identify as a Vampiric individual.

Great to listen to whether you’re enjoying your daily dose of blood or sharpening your fangs (which reminds me, I need to do that). 😉

1.Bauhaus, “Bela Lugosi’s Dead”

“The bats have left the bell tower / The victims have been bled.” (Oh my goth!)

2. Marilyn Manson, “If I Was Your Vampire”

“If I was your vampire / Death waits for no one.” (Can’t have a list like this without Manson.)

3. Paramore, “I Caught Myself”

“You got it, you got it, some kind of magic / Hypnotic, hypnotic, you’re leaving me breathless.” (This one is for you, Twilight lovers.)

4. Outkast, “Dracula’s Wedding”

“You only live once / Well, not in our case / Because we live forever.” (#Facts.)

5. Roky Erickson, “Night of the Vampire”

“If it’s raining and you’re running / don’t slip in mud / ’cause if you do / you’ll slip in blood tonight.” (If would take note of this advice if you happen to be potential vampire prey. Watch your step.)

6. Concrete Blonde, “Bloodletting (The Vampire Song)”

“O you were a vampire and baby / I’m walking dead.” (Very alternative… very dark… very fitting.)

7. Jay Gordon, “Slept So Long”

“I’ve killed a million petty souls / But I couldn’t kill you.” (How sweet!)

8. Rocket From The Crypt, “I Drink Blood”

“I drink blood on Halloween / Yeah, it’s what I need / It makes me feel alive / Sexy blood.” (Extremely straight forward… and primal. I like it.)

9. Future Bible Heroes, “I’m A Vampire”

“I’d rather drink blood than beer / ’cause I’m a vampire.” (I agree… beer is disgusting anyways.)

10. Allan Sherman, “My Son, The Vampire”

“My son the vampire / He’ll make you a wreck / Every time he kisses you / There’ll be two holes in your neck.” (Funny because Sherman himself has admitted that blood indeed does taste good… like father, like son.)

11. Radiohead, “We Suck Young Blood”

“We suck young blood / we suck young blood.” (It’s pretty much as simple as that… they really do just want the young blood.)

12. Orvin Yoes, “The Vampire”

“The vampire’s fingers will dig you as the rain comes pouring through / He’ll scratch you on your back and drain the blood from you.” (Kinky.)

13. Wesley Willis, “Vampire Bat”

“After the vampire bird sucked blood out of me / he started stabbing me in my ass / then three more vampire birds stabbed me in my ass too / they sucked the blood out of me, killing me.” (Moral of this story: watch your ass… and watch out for those vampire birds that like to suck blood out of it.)


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Clarisse Dent is a musician who has possessed a deep passion for writing since a young age. She studied Music Production and Piano while attending college in Los Angeles, which led her to discovering the journalism end of the music industry. Being able to focus on her passions for a living is what ultimately drove her to make the decision to pursue music journalism.

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