The silicon chip inside her head
Gets switched to overload
And nobody's gonna go to school today
She gonna make them stay at home
Daddy doesn't understand it
He always said she was good as gold
And he can see no reasons
'Cause there are no reasons
What reasons do you need to be shown?

Tell me why
I dont like mondays
Tell me why
I dont like mondays
I dont like, I don't like, I don't like mondays.
Tell me why I don't like mondays
I want to shoot the whole day down

Down, down, shoot it all down

And the playing's stopped in the playground now
She wants to play with her toys a while
And school's out early and soon we'll be learning
And the lesson today is how to (whispers: die)
And then the bullhorn crackles
And the captain tackles
With the problems and the how's and why's
And he can see no reasons
'Cause there are no reasons
What reason do you need to die? die..oh...oh...

Tell me why
I dont like mondays
Tell me why
I dont like mondays
I dont like, I don't like, I don't like mondays
Tell me why I don't like mondays
Tell me why I don't like mondays
I don't like...I don't like...I don't like mondays...oh oh...
I don't like mondays
I want to shoot the whole day down...
the whole day... (3x repeat)





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    General CommentOkay, I can't believe nobody has mentioned the obvious here. Yes, the song was first done by the Boomtown Rats. It is about a school shooting in 1979 where a 16 year old Brenda Spencer shot at kids at an elementary school and ended up killing the principal and custodian and wounding eight children and a police officer. It was on a Monday and she ended up saying "I don't like Mondays". So the song is about looking for a meaning of why somebody would do that because "there are on reason" and so they ask why and the reply is "I don't like Mondays".
    cursedfairytaleon February 13, 2006   Link

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