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Appendix II of the illustrated Ghastly Affair Player’s Manual contains a list of classic Gothic and Romantic literary works, inspirational artists, and suggested movies. In that spirit, here is an essential playlist of ten songs that compliment the themes and motifs of Ghastly Affair:

  1. Sadeness (Part I) – Enigma
  2. Spellbound – Siouxsie and the Banshees
  3. Don’t Fear the Reaper – Blue Oyster Cult
  4. Stand and Deliver – Adam & The Ants
  5. Bark at the Moon – Ozzy Osbourne
  6. Love Bites – Judas Priest
  7. Total Eclipse of the Heart – Bonnie Tyler
  8. N.I.B – Black Sabbath
  9. Bad Romance – Lady Gaga
  10. The Rime of the Ancient Mariner – Iron Maiden

And here are fifteen classical works to play as you read the illustrated Ghastly Affair Player’s Manual. These pieces also make great soundtracks for Affairs.

Danse Macabre – Camille Saint-Saëns (Composer)
Der Erlkönig (The Erlking) – Franz Schubert (Composer)
Der Freischütz (The Freeshooter), Overture – Carl Maria von Weber (Composer)
Der Tod und das Mädchen (Death and the Maiden) op.7 no. 3 – Franz Schubert (Composer)
Die erste Walpurgisnacht (The First Walpurgis Night) – Felix Mendelssohn (Composer)
Mephisto Waltz – Franz Liszt (Composer)
Moonlight Sonata – Lugwig van Beethoven (Composer)
Night on Bald Mountain – Modest Mussorgsky (Composer)
Piano Sonata No 2 (Funeral March) – Frédéric Chopin (Composer)
Requiem in D Minor – Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (Composer)
String Quartet No. 14 in D Minor (Death and the Maiden) – Franz Schubert (Composer)
Symphonie fantastique – Hector Berlioz (Composer)
Symphony No 5. (First Movement) – Lugwig van Beethoven (Composer)
The Isle of the Dead – Sergei Rachmaninoff (Composer)
Toccata and Fugue in D Minor – Johann Sebastian Bach (Composer)