"Welcome to My Nightmare" is the title track to Alice Cooper's eighth studio album. It peaked at 45 on the Billboard Hot 100. The song itself mixes elements from disco, jazz, hard rock, and keeps a "heavy-yet-funky beat". Cooper would later perform the song on The Muppet Show. The tune was placed tenth on a list AOL Radio made of the "10 Best Halloween Songs".
Acoustic guitar is played by Dick Wagner, bass by Tony Levin, clarinet by Jozef Chirowski, drums by Johnny "Bee" Badanjek, and guitar by Steve Hunter.
Ronnie James Dio. Steve Lukather, Bob Kulick, Phil Soussan, Randy Castillo and Paul Taylor covered the song on the 1999 tribute album Humanary Stew: A Tribute to Alice Cooper.