Barely Political Gives ‘Monster Mash’ A Gruesome Remake

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Boris Pickett’s ode to kooky Transylvania monsters in the 60s was fine for a simpler time, but post-9/11, you need something a little more heady. As in severed head-y.

Horror movies have come a long way since the off-screen kills of the Wolfman. Saw and Jason Vorhees have amplified what we find scary, and Barely Political realizes that. So they’ve given us a sexy and swingin’ ode to all things terrifying in the 21st century. Names like Freddy Krueger and Leatherface are now popping up to dismember guests — and frankly, Barely Political nails the hell out of this.

I would play this song at a Halloween party — if I had Halloween parties that is. No, these days I’m more apt to sit alone watching those horror movies than dance in places where attractive women pretend to play instruments and everything is fun. I feel like the guy in the “Cats in the Cradle” song, except he was clearly out getting laid. Damn, I want a baby …

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