Friday is the day of the week that all of us have been waiting for. Friday marks the end of our workweek, and in most cases, it is also a time to decompress. Owing to this anticipation, artists worldwide have since written songs to celebrate the day Friday. Within this article, we will give you a list of what we feel are the 21 best songs about Friday of all time. Let’s get into the list:
1. Friday – Rebecca Black
This song is just too crazy not to love it. It is a pop song that came out in 2011, but it is still relevant today. Rebecca Black’s Friday is an interesting song with many memes created throughout the years. This track may be a bit polarizing, but one cannot deny it is one of the most prominent Friday songs of all time.
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2. Friday I’m In Love – The Cure
The band The Cure is an excellent band from England. This song is one of their greatest successes, and it came out in 1992. This song has been played a lot on the radio, and it is so catchy that people can’t get enough of it. The lyrics are not so complex, but they get the job done. They talk about a girl who is dreaming of a guy on Friday. This is a timeless song that everyone should listen to.
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3. Friday on My Mind – The Easybeats
The Easybeats are a band from Australia. They are one of the most famous bands from that area and quickly reached number six on U.S. charts with their single Friday On My Mind. The lyrics of the song are straightforward but also quite profound. The song is about someone who has an unrequited love for a girl who comes in and out of his life every Friday but remains unattainable. This song can be danced to and is a beautiful Friday anthem.
4. Just Got Paid – Johnny Kemp
This song is about someone who has gotten a paycheck and is now ready to party. The lyrics are straightforward but give you a great insight into what the song entails. The song’s chorus has some great dance moves that everyone can do. This is such a fun-spirited song, and we love it. We hope you will too.
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5. Last Friday Night (T.G.I.F.) – Katy Perry
Honestly, last Friday Night (T.G.I.F.) is one of our favorite songs. It was written by Katy Perry, an incredible singer and songwriter. This song is about a girl who went out on a Friday and had a fantastic time. The lyrics are pretty simple, but they are effective in making the listener want to listen to them repeatedly. This song has some exciting tunes, and the video is also quite entertaining.
6. Livin’ It Up (Friday Night) – Bell and James
Livin’ It Up (Friday Night) was written by the duo known as Bell and James. This song came out in 1988, making it an excellent old school song. This is one of the songs we think is great for everyone to listen to on Friday night when everyone needs some fun.
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7. Hello Friday – Flo Rida FT. Jason Derulo
Talk of a party anthem like no other. Hello Friday is a song that will have you on your feet. It is hard to resist this song’s party spirit in you. This is an entertaining and energetic song from the start. It has a very upbeat feel that captures the wit and wisdom of what the song is about. The song can be danced to whether you are in the Friday mood or not.
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8. It’s Friday – Smashproof
It’s Friday, a song written by Smashproof, is one of many songs from the group that have topped the charts. It is a great Friday anthem, especially if you are in the mood for some dancing. The lyrics are pretty basic and easy to understand, and this is one of those songs that you can dance to no matter what mood you are in.
9. Keep Their Heads Ringin’ – Dr. Dre
Keep Their Heads Ringin’ is a song written by Dr. Dre, and it was released in 1994. This song is about partying, and the party never stops until Sunday. This is a Friday anthem that everyone should listen to because it will make you party with friends or loved ones.
This song is one of our favorite songs, and we have listened to it so much that we now know the lyrics by heart.
10. Friday – Ice Cube
The song Friday from Ice Cube is another of our favorite Friday songs. It has some great lyrics, and the video to the song is also very entertaining. The song was released in 1992, making it a top 90s hip hop song. This is a fun-filled party anthem that will have you dancing with your friends.
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11. Thank God It’s Friday – Nikki Williams
Written and sung by Nikki Williams, thank God it’s Friday is a song about being thankful for the weekend. The chorus has some great dance moves that everyone could do. This is a fun dance song that will have you dancing with your friends or loved ones.
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12. Good Friday – Cowboy Junkies
Good Friday is the fourth studio album from the Canadian alternative rock band Cowboy Junkies. The album was released in 1987.
The song is simply about a man who is at a party that, for whatever reason, has become Good Friday. This song is somewhat simple with it’s lyrics, but they are all quite catchy.
13. This Is How We Do It – Montell Jordan
This song is from the past, and it is one of the songs that we think people should listen to on Fridays. The song was released in 1995 and was a hit on the charts. It is a great party song with lyrics that are easy to understand and follow along with. We hope you enjoy this great Friday anthem as much as we have.
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14. Friday on My Mind – David Bowie
Friday on My Mind is a song from David Bowie. It was released in 1983. This single sold over four million copies and became one of Bowie’s best. The song talks about a man who is dreaming of Friday. It is a very cool song that captures the feeling of romanticism. This song is one of those that you need to listen to no matter if you are feeling the mood for some Friday fun or not.
15. Working for the Weekend – Lover Boy
Working For The Weekend by Lover Boy was released in 1980. It is one of the oldest songs on this list, and it was a big hit at the time.
The song is based in Canada, which paints a great picture of what those party days were like. It is an excellent Friday anthem that talks about getting ready for Friday and what to do.
16. I Gotta Feeling – The Black Eyed Peas
I Gotta Feeling was released by The Black Eyed Peas in 2009. It is a great Friday anthem that talks about partying with the best of them. The song’s lyrics are straightforward to understand and follow along with, but they capture the feeling of Friday perfectly.
17. What’s My Age Again – Blink-182
What’s My Age Again is a song by Blink-182 about partying and having fun. The song talks about not caring about age and just having fun. The lyrics are enticing and easy to follow but get you in the feeling of Friday, ideally for those who need a little help getting into the mood for some fun.
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18. Happy Days – Pratt & McClain
The song Happy Days is a song by Pratt & McClain released in 1983. The song talks about being at the club and dancing on a Friday night. The song is a great party anthem with good dancing moves in the chorus. We hope you enjoy this fun Friday anthem as much as we always have.
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19. Friday is Forever – We The Kings
Friday Is Forever is a song released in 2008 by We The Kings. It is about celebrating what the weekend has to offer. It is an excellent Friday anthem that talks about not having enough time until Friday comes. It gets us in the mood for some fun no matter how tired or stressed out we feel that day.
20. Bright Lights Bigger City – Cee Lo Green, Wiz Khalifa
Cee-Lo Green & Wiz Khalifa released Bright Lights Bigger City in 2010. It is a splendid song about partying on Fridays.
This song talks about partying in a big city where the bright lights never stop. We hope you enjoy this great Friday anthem as much as we do.
21. Until Monday – Kid British
Until Monday is a song by a British artist named Kid British, this song has been played for years now, and it came out in 2011. This song is about the beginning of the weekend. It talks about having fun with friends and staying out all night on Fridays.
There are a lot of songs about Friday that we have not listed. But the above are among the best of our Friday songs playlists that get us in the perfect Friday mood and ready to dance to the beat.
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