Monday-themed Songs for Your Monday Wedding

Updated November 21, 2023 | Written by Matthew Campbell

Monday is the second day of the calendar week and the first day of the workweek. Forget about the doldrums of Mondays and enjoy our list of Monday songs. Each song listed below has the word Monday in the song title.

You can celebrate Thank God It’s Monday Day on the first Monday in January.

Monday Songs in the title

Forget about Friday and Saturday! Mondays are stereotypically perceived as being, bad. They can be seen as stormy, blue, long, and manic.

It’s ironic how Mondays have also been presented the same way in popular songs. We mention Mondays across many different music styles including rock, country, folk, dance, and pop.

  1. “Manic Monday” by The Bangles (Pop – 1990)
  2. “Blue Monday” by Orgy (Rock – 1998)
  3. “Monday” by Imagine Dragons (Alternative – 2021)
  4. “Blue Monday” by New Order (Indie Pop – 1983)
  5. “Rainy Days And Monday” by Carpenters (Pop – 1971)
  6. “Monday, Monday” by The Mamas & The Papas (Pop – 1966)
  7. “Except For Monday” by Lorrie Morgan (Country – 1991)
  8. “Sunday Monday” by Brando (Dance – 2022)
  9. “Come Monday” by Jimmy Buffett (Country – 1974)
  10. “Monday Morning Merle” by Cody Johnson (Country – 2019)
  11. “Monday Morning” by Fleetwood Mac (Rock – 1975)
  12. “Monday Morning” by Jenji (Hip Hop – 2022)
  13. “I Don’t Have To Be Me (‘Til Monday)” by Steve Azar (Country – 2002)
  14. “Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday (I Love You)” by Jo Stafford, Gordon Macrae (Vocal – 1948)
  15. “Long Monday” by John Prine (Folk Rock – 2005)
  16. “Monday” by The Regrettes (Alternative – 2022)
  17. “Monday” by Leah Dou, Lionman (Mandopop – 2023)
  18. “Monday, Monday” by Neil Diamond (Rock – 1966)
  19. “Monday” by Amnesias (Instrumantal – 2021)
  20. “Monday” by Frameworks (Downtempo – 2019)

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Manic Monday – Prince
Released in 2019 on the album Originals

Most Meaningful Lyrics:

It’s just another manic Monday (oh)
I wish it was Sunday (oh)
‘Cause that’s my fun day (oh)

Monday Morning – Death Cab For Cutie
Released in 2011 on the album Codes and Keys

Most Meaningful Lyrics:

But all these lines and greys refine,
They are the maps of our design
Of what began on a Monday morning

Monday Morning – Melanie Fiona
Released in 2009 on the album The Bridge
Genre: Soul

Did you know Melanie Fiona is Canadian and the song did better on the charts outside of Canada and the U.S.A.?

Most Meaningful Lyrics:

On monday morning
You’ll get no answer
No use in calling, me
‘Cause I’m leaving on monday morning

I Don’t Like Mondays – The Boomtown Rats
Released in 2005 on the album The Fine Art Of Surfacing

Most Meaningful Lyrics:

Tell me why?
I don’t like Mondays
I want to shoot
The whole day down

Long Monday – John Prine
Released in 2005 on the album Fair & Square

Most Meaningful Lyrics:

Gonna be a long Monday
Stuck like the tick of a clock
That’s come unwound again


Stormy Monday – Cream
Released in 2005 on the album Royal Albert Hall London May 2-3-5-6, 2005

Most Meaningful Lyrics:

They called it stormy Monday
And Tuesday’s just as bad
They called it stormy Monday
Tuesday’s just as bad

Monday Morning Church – Alan Jackson
Released in 2004 on the album What I Do

Most Meaningful Lyrics:

“Things are only getting worse”
You left my heart as empty
As a Monday morning church

Blue Monday – Flunk
Released in 2002 on the album For Sleepyheads Only

Most Meaningful Lyrics:

I see a ship in the harbor
I can and shall obey
But if it wasn’t for your misfortune
I’d be a heavenly person today

Can’t Get Blue Monday out of My Head – Kylie Minogue
Released in 2003 on the album Fever

Most Meaningful Lyrics:

I just can’t get you outta my head
Boy, your lovin’ is all I think about
I just can’t get you outta my head
Boy, it’s more than I dare to think about

I Don’t Have To Be Me (‘Til Monday) – Steve Azar
Released in 2001 on the album Waitin’ on Joe
Genre: Country

The song talks about calling in sick on Friday so that they can have a three-day weekend.

Most Meaningful Lyrics:

Three days without punching a time clock
Three nights of goin’ non-stop
No work and all play
I don’t have to be me ’til Monday


I Don’t Like Mondays – Tori Amos
Released in 2001 on the album Strange Little Girls

Most Meaningful Lyrics:

Tell me why I don’t like Mondays
I don’t like, I don’t like, I don’t like Mondays
Ooh, I don’t like Mondays, no

Memphis Monday Morning – Bobby “Blue” Bland
Released in 1998 on the album Memphis Monday Morning

Most Meaningful Lyrics:

Memphis Monday mornin’
And I’m tellin you
The summer rain is comin’ down, oh, now
I keep reachin’, and reachin’ for my baby
But my baby she can’t be found

Blue Monday – Orgy
Released in 1998 on the album Candyass

Most Meaningful Lyrics:

How does it feel?
How should I feel?
Tell me, how does it feel
To treat me like you do?

Monday – Wilco
Released in 1996 on the album Wilco
Genre: Rock

Did you know that Wilco won a Grammy for three misc genres? Rock, Alternative Rock, and Country.

Most Meaningful Lyrics:

Monday, I’m all high, get me out of TLA
Well, I cut class, in school yeah, now I know I made a mistake
I made a big mistake

It Sure Is Monday – Mark Chesnutt
Released in 1993 on the album Almost Goodbye
Genre: Country

Everybody hates Mondays in their workweek and this song is a reflection of it.

Most Meaningful Lyrics:

I had a ball Friday, Saturday and Sunday
But’s it’s all over now and it sure is Monday
Well, it sure its Monday, isn’t it now


Except For Monday – Lorrie Morgan
Released in 1991 on the album Something in Red

Most Meaningful Lyrics:

Except for Monday, which was never good anyway
Tuesday, I get a little sideways
Wednesday, I feel better, just for spite

Manic Monday – The Bangles
Released in 1986 on the album Different Light
Genre: Pop

Did you know Prince is the writer of this song?

Most Meaningful Lyrics:

‘Cause that’s my fun day
My I don’t have to run day
It’s just another manic Monday

It’s Got to be Monday – Doug and the Slugs
Released in 1986 on the album Slugcology

New Moon On Monday – Duran Duran
Released in 1984 on the album Seven and the Ragged Tiger
Genre: New Wave

The song reached #10 on the U.S. Billboard Hot 100.

Most Meaningful Lyrics:

New moon on Monday
And a fire dance through the night
I stayed the cold day
With a lonely satellite

Blue Monday – New Order
Released in 1983 on the album New Order
Genre: Dance

The song was a link between the Seventies disco and the dance/house explosion at the end of the Eighties.

Most Meaningful Lyrics:

I thought I was mistaken
I thought I heard your words
Tell me how do I feel
Tell me now, how do I feel


Monday Morning Quarterback – Frank Sinatra
Released in 1981 on the album She Shot Me Down

Most Meaningful Lyrics:

Adding up the kisses and the laughter
Knowing how you’d play it if the chance to play it over ever came
But then, a Monday morning quarterback never lost a game

I Don’t Like Mondays – The Fine Art Of Surfacing
Released in 1979 on the album The Fine Art of Surfacing

Most Meaningful Lyrics:

And he can see no reasons ’cause there are no reasons
What reason do you need to be shown?
(Tell me why) I don’t like Mondays

Monday Morning – Fleetwood Mac
Released in 1975 on the album Fleetwood Mac

Most Meaningful Lyrics:

Monday morning you sure look fine
Friday I got travelin’ on my mind
First you love me and then you say it’s wrong
You know I can’t go on believing for long

Come Monday – Jimmy Buffett
Released in 1974 on the album Living & Dying in ¾ Time
Genre: Country

Most Meaningful Lyrics:

Come Monday, it’ll be alright
Come Monday, I’ll be holdin’ you tight
I spent four lonely days in a brown L.A. haze
And I just want you back by my side

Monday Mourning – Bolder Damn
Released in 1971 on the album Mourning


Stormy Monday – The Allman Brothers Band
Released in 1971 on the album At Fillmore East
Genre: Blues/Rock

The original name of the song is Call It Stormy Monday (But Tuesday Is Just as Bad) which was released in 1947 by T-Bone Walker.

Most Meaningful Lyrics:

They call it stormy Monday
But Tuesday’s just as bad
Lord, and Wednesday’s worse
And Thursday’s all so bad

Rainy Days And Mondays – The Carpenters
Released in 1971 on the album Carpenters

Most Meaningful Lyrics:

Feelin’ like I don’t belong
Walkin’ around
Some kind of lonely clown
Rainy days and Mondays always get me down

Monday, Monday – The Mamas & The Papas
Released in 1966 on the album If You Can Believe Your Eyes and Ears
Genre: Pop

The song is the group’s only number-one hit on top of the U.S. Billboard Hot 100.

Most Meaningful Lyrics:

Monday, Monday, can’t trust that day
Monday, Monday, sometimes it just turns out that way
Oh Monday mornin’ you gave me no warnin’ of what was to be
Oh Monday, Monday, how could you leave and not take me

Call It Stormy Monday (But Tuesday Is Just as Bad) – T-Bone Walker
Released in 1947 as a single

Most Meaningful Lyrics:

They call it Stormy Monday
But Tuesday’s just as bad
They call it Stormy Monday
But Tuesday’s just as bad


Have a favorite Monday song, not on my list?  Please share it below so that we can add the song!

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Matthew (Matt) Campbell is the founder/editor of My Wedding Songs from his experience as a wedding DJ. He is the author of two wedding planners: ‘Wedding Songs Planner’ and ‘The Wedding Music Toolkit’. Matt is the host of the ‘Wedding Songs Podcast’. He shares music inspiration in his weekly newsletter the ‘Wedding MusicLetter’. His articles have been published on Rolling Stone, DJ Life Magazine, and DJ Times. Matt resides in the wedding capital of the world – Las Vegas.


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