Friday the 13th has suffered from the longstanding reputation of being a day filled with bad luck. Those who suffer from paraskavedekatriaphobia, the fear of Friday the 13th, will likely be stuck inside all day in hopes that the devils of this sporadic holiday will leave them alone.
It seems that some of superbly talented musicians, songwriters and singers suffer from superstitious tendencies. Whether it’s UB40 echoing Stevie Wonder’s fears about the “writing on the wall,” those crazy Swedes in the band Europe, ironically swearing that they are “not superstitious,” or The Kills every statement that, “superstition is/your modern eye,” it’s apparent that even the musically inclined will be effected by this Friday the 13th.
For the rest of us, Friday the ’13th is just another Friday and that alone is reason enough to celebrate!
Whether you buy into the fear associated with this day or are just glad it is Friday, BeatCrave has come up with an awesome list of superstitious songs for everyone’s viewing and listening pleasure.
5. Europe – Superstitious
4. UB40 – Superstition (Stevie Wonder cover)
3. Jeff Beck featuring Beth Hart – I Ain’t Superstitious
2. Coldplay - Only Superstition
1. The Kills – Superstition