The Bangles - Manic Monday

The Bangles – Manic Monday

“Manic Monday” is a song by the American pop-rock band The Bangles. It was written by Prince. “Manic Monday” was released in January 1986 with “In a Different Light” on the B-side as a first single from their second album “Different Light.” The song is known for its catchy melody and is one of The Bangles’ most iconic hits. “Manic Monday” became a commercial success, reaching high positions on music charts in multiple countries, including #2 in the United States and the UK. Its catchy melody, relatable lyrics, and The Bangles’ harmonious sound resonated with audiences.

The Bangles - Manic Monday - single cover

“Manic Monday” is characterized by its upbeat and jangly pop-rock sound, featuring chiming guitars, harmonious vocals, and a memorable melody. The song’s production captures a sense of youthful exuberance and the challenges of a busy weekday. The lyrics of “Manic Monday” convey the feelings of stress and longing for the weekend during the workweek.


The song remains a classic of 1980s pop-rock music and is often celebrated for its timeless appeal. “Manic Monday” is considered one of The Bangles’ signature tracks and a beloved hit in their discography.

The Bangles – Manic Monday – Lyrics