50 Songs About Monday and The Monday Blues

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50 Songs About Monday and The Monday Blues

Monday is infamous for being the most dreaded day of the week. This might be the reason why there are so many songs about Monday. There are also plenty of songs that can help you get rid of your Monday blues and help kick your Monday off the right way.

I. Funny Songs About Monday

Most funny songs about Monday focus on how this is the most dreadful day of the week because Monday usually means going back to work and returning to your responsibilities.

1) I Don’t Like Mondays

Artist: The Boomtown Rats
Album: The Fine Arts of Surfacing
Year: 1979
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“I Don’t Like Mondays” is the artist’s expression of just how much they don’t like Mondays, and if they could, they would “shoot the day down.”

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2) Manic Monday

Artist: The Bangles
Album: The Different Light
Year: 1986
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3) Monday Sucks

Artist: The Sex machines
Album: Flight Like Cats & Dogs
Year: 2006
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4) Monday Monday Monday

Artist: Tegan and Sara
Album: If I Was You
Year: 2002
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5) Monday Morning

Artist: CG5
Album: Monday Morning
Year: 2021
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  II. Monday Songs for Work

Almost everyone needs a little pick me up on a Monday morning just before work. These are a few songs that will help boost your mood on a Monday.

1) Heroes

Artist: David Bowie
Album: Heroes
Year: 1977
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David Bowie’s iconic “Heroes” is a song about a doomed love story that expresses dreaming that love could work between the couple.

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2) Workin’ for a Livin’

Artist: Huey Lewis
Album: Picture This
Year: 1982
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3) Step On

Artist: Happy Monday’s
Album: Pills ‘n Thrills Bellyaches
Year: 1990
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4) 9-5

Artist: Dolly Parton
Album: 9 to 5 and Odd Jobs
Year: 1980
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5) Don’t Stop Me Now

Artist: Queen
Album: Bohemian Rhapsody
Year: 1979
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III. Songs About Monday Morning Blues

Monday morning blues are the sad emotions people feel about the start of the workweek, this is a familiar feeling, and it may surprise you just how many songs there are about this universal feeling.

1) Monday Morning Blues

Artist: Mississippi John Hurt
Album: Monday Morning Blues
Year: 1964
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2) Monday Blues

Artist: Kylie Minogue
Album: Disco
Year: 2020
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In “Monday Blues,” Kyle Minogue conveys how blue she feels during the week, but she feels alive once the weekend comes.

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3) Rainy Days and Mondays

Artist: Carpenters
Album: Carpenters
Year: 1971
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4) Call It Stormy Monday

Artist: B.B. King Feat. Albert Collins
Album: B.B. King Anthology
Year: 1947
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5) Monday Blues

Artist: Hail Seezar
Album: For Better or Worse
Year: 2019
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IV. Rap/Hip Hop Songs About Monday

The day Monday usually represents the returning to responsibilities after two days of fun and freedom in Rap and Hip hop songs. Most of the songs in this genre express their negative feelings towards this day of the week.

1) Sunday’s Best / Monday’s Worst

Artist: Black Milk
Album: No Poison No Paradise
Year: 2013
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2) Permanent Monday

Artist: Jordin Sparks
Album: Jordin Sparks
Year: 2007
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“Permanent Monday” is a love song that tells a story about when the artist’s love interest is no longer with her and her days are dull and dreary, which feels like a permanent Monday.

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3) Monday Morning

Artist: Melanie Fiona
Album: The Bridge
Year: 2009
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4) Monday

Artist: Offset
Album: $uave
Year: 2017
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5) Monday Comes Around

Artist: Switchfoot
Album: The Beautiful Letdown
Year: 2003
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V. Country Songs About Monday

In Country songs about Monday, the day is often seen as the longest day of the week. Many country artists express the same view that they dread when Monday comes around.

1) Long Monday

Artist: John Prime
Album: Fair & Square
Year: 2005
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“Long Monday” is a sad love song in which the artist tells a story that because he is no longer with the one he loves, Monday will feel like a long day.

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2) Monday Morning Church

Artist: Alan Jackson
Album: What I Do
Year: 2004
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3) I Don’t Have To Be Me (‘Til Monday)

Artist: Steve Azar
Album: Waitin’ on Joe
Year: 2002
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4) Except for Monday

Artist: Lorrie Morgan
Album: Something in Red
Year: 1991
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5) Come Next Monday

Artist: K.T. Oslin
Album: Love in a Small Town
Year: 1990
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VI. Rock Songs About Monday

There are more Rock songs about Monday than other music genres. In certain rock songs, Monday represents a fresh start; however, Monday is seen as the worst day of the week.

1) New Moon on Monday

Artist: Duran Duran
Album: Seven and the Ragged Tiger
Year: 1983
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2) Taste of Monday

Artist: The Purrs
Album: The Dreams Our Stuff Is Made Of
Year: 2005
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3) Stormy Monday

Artist: The Allman Brothers Band
Album: At Fillmore East
Year: 1971
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In the song “Stormy Monday,” Monday is seen as bad as other days of the week; however, the artist feels free during the weekend.

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4) Monday Morning

Artist: Fleetwood Mac
Album: Fleetwood Mac
Year: 1975
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5) The Happy Mondays

Artist: The Innocence Mission
Album: The Room in the Trees
Year: 2010
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VII. Metal Songs About Monday

Metal songs are rock songs but with more intense and powerful music. Many Metal songs about Monday are seen as a new beginning and not as the most dreaded day of the week.

1) Monday

Artist: Imagine Dragons
Album: Mercury – Act 1
Year: 2021
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In the song “Monday,” the artist expresses how Monday is the most underrated day of the week when it is, in fact, their best day of the week.

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2) Thank God It’s Monday

Artist: NOFX
Album: Pump Up the Valuum
Year: 2000
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3) Suddenly Monday

Artist: Melanie C
Album: Northern Star
Year: 1999
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4) Monday Will Never Be the Same

Artist: Hüsker Dü
Album: Zen Arcade
Year: 1984
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5) Make It Til’ Monday

Artist: The Verve
Album: A Storm in Heaven
Year: 1993
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VIII. Songs With Monday in the Lyrics

here are many songs with Monday in the lyrics throughout several genres. There are songs from the ’60s until the 2000s that have Monday in the lyrics.

1) Superman

Artist: Eminem Feat. Dina Rose
Album: The Eminem Show
Year: 2002
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“Superman” is a song about having unreal expectations in a relationship which was, in fact, just a fling.

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2) Party People

Artist: Florida Georgia Line Feat. Jaren Johnston
Album: Here’s to the Good Times
Year: 2012
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3) 24/7

Artist: Meek Mill Feat. Ella Mai
Album: Champions
Year: 2018
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4) Good News Blues

Artist: Vanessa Bell Armstrong
Album: The Secret Is Out
Year: 1995
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5) Monday Monday

Artist: The Mamas & the Papas
Album: If You Can Believe Your Eyes and Ears
Year: 1966
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IX. Songs With Monday in the Title

While Monday is arguably the most disliked day of the week, it might be why it is included in many song titles in various genres.

1) Monday

Artist: Matt Corby
Album: Telluric
Year: 2016
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2) Monday

Artist: Earthgang Feat. Mac Miller
Album: Torba
Year: 2015
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3) Monday Monday

Artist: Wilson Phillips
Album: California
Year: 2004
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“Monday Monday” is the artist’s expression of how sad she feels on certain Mondays because this is when her love interest leaves her.

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4) I Don’t Like Monday’s

Artist: Tori Amos
Album: Strange Little Girls
Year: 2001
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5) Mondays Rain

Artist: Bee Gees
Album: Spicks and Specks
Year: 1966
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X. Monday Songs for Kids

One of the best ways to learn the days of the week is with a song. Here are a few kids’ songs about Mondays to help them understand the days of the week.

1) 7 Days of the Week

Artist: The Learning Station
Album: Preschool Learning Fun
Year: 2012
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2) Today is Monday

Artist: Liz Buchanan
Album: Singing All the Way Home
Year: 2010
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3) Days of the Week

Artist: The Singing Walrus
Album: Days of the Week
Year: 2015
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4) Monday Song

Artist: CBeebies
Album: CBeebies
Year: 2016
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5) The Days of the Week

Artist: Cocomelon Nursery Rhymes
Album: Cocomelon Learns at School
Year: 2021
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