23 Best Songs About The Weekend

Regardless of your culture, beliefs, or thoughts, the weekend is a moment everyone looks forward to. 

Whether you stay home and enjoy the peace or go out and have fun all night, the end of the week is a time to relax and unwind.

And what better way to celebrate the weekend than with music? 

From catchy pop songs to edgy punk anthems, there’s a vast array of music that captures the spirit of the weekend and all its possibilities.

In this article, we’ll take a deep dive into some of the best songs about the weekend, exploring what makes them special and why they resonate with so many people. 

So sit back, turn up the volume, and get ready to celebrate the weekend in style with some great tunes!

1. Sunday Morning – No Doubt

To begin with, we have this ska-influenced song released by No Doubt in 1995. 

This track, included in their album Tragic Kingdom, is about a person reflecting on a past toxic relationship.

Lead singer Gwen Stefani wrote this song based on her personal experience. 

Gwen thought her relationship with her partner was perfect but, without warning he left her. 

2. Last Friday Night (T.G.I.F.) – Katy Perry

What we have here is a party anthem that celebrates wild Friday nights. 

Released in 2010, this song was part of Perry’s third studio album Teenage Dream.

In honor of the album’s name, the track is about a wild night of partying and the mischief that ensues, including a blackout and waking up next to a complete stranger. 

Katy affirmed that the idea of the song came to her mind while running completely naked through a park.

3. Friday – Rebecca Black

Although you will deny it, I’m sure you know this infectious, catchy song and I guess it is one of your guilty pleasures. 

This track was released in 2011 as a single and wasn’t included in any album.

The song quickly gained attention and describes the excitement of looking forward to the weekend. 

Interestingly, Friday became an internet meme and received widespread criticism for its perceived lack of musical quality, but also gained a cult following.

4. Another Saturday Night – Sam Cooke

Released in 1963, this song is a single by Sam Cooke written while touring in England a year before. 

Included in the album Ain’t That Good News, this soulful ballad tells the story of someone feeling lonely on a Saturday night.

5. Love On The Weekend – John Mayer

This beautiful song simply is a mellow tribute to weekend mystique passion. 

Released in 2016 as part of de album The Search for Everything, the track goes on themes of love and romance.

The song is about a person in a long-distance relationship who looks forward to the weekends when both lovers can join together. 

The idea of the piece came to Mayer’s mind while a recording session when suddenly the guitar riff came out and hte musician instantly recorded it.

6. Here Comes the Weekend – Roxette

Released in 1992, this is a track from Roxette’s album Tourism

The song is about a person feeling excited and ready to let loose and have fun on the weekend after a long week of work.

The acoustic obtained in this track is quite interesting and that’s because of the curious methods employed during the recording of some pieces of the album. 

Here Comes the Weekend was recorded live in a room at Alvear Palace Hotel and the drumkit included some suitcases.

7. Hymn For The Weekend – Coldplay

From the 2016 album Head Full Of Dreams, this dreamy track features the amazing singer Beyoncé. 

The song goes about enjoying the pleasures of life such as parties, alcohol, and music.

Chris Martin came up with the idea after listening to Flo Rida and wonders why Coldplay didn’t have a clubby, party song. 

When he showed his idea to the rest of the band, they loved it.

8. Weekend Warrior – Iron Maiden

This hard rock track by Iron Maiden was released in 1992 as part of their album Fear Of The Dark

The song could be understood in many different ways, some say that is about someone who works in a boring office but when the weekend arrives, this clerk becomes a completely different person engaging in extreme activities.

Besides, the piece might be about doing activities to escape from real-life pain even though temporary. 

However, in an interview, Steve Harris said that the song is about football hooligans and their violent actions.

9. Livin’ For The Weekend – The O’Jays

Released in 1975, this upbeat rhythm song was an R&B hit at the time. 

It was also included as a single on the O’Jays’ eleventh studio album Family Reunion.

The lyrics of the track speak to the desire for a break from the stresses of everyday life and the chance to let loose and have fun with friends on the weekend. 

This wonderful track became a classic staple of disco and soul music.

10. Kings Of The Weekend – Blink-182

This anthemic track is about having fun during the weekend with friends. 

Featured on the 2016 album California, the song evokes the desire to escape from the daily grind and monotony.

The song features catchy guitar riffs that celebrate the joys of partying, going to punk rock shows, and other weekend activities. 

This is the first album to feature lead vocalist Matt Skiba, who replaced former member Tom DeLonge.

11. The Weekend – SZA

12. A Sunday Kind of Love – Etta James

13. God Bless Saturday – Kid Rock

14. Sunday Morning – Maroon 5

15. Weekend – Kane Brown

16. Hello Friday – Flo Rida

17. Friday Night – Eric Paslay

18. Weekend – Mac Miller

19. Lonely Weekend – Kacey Musgraves

20. Finally Friday – George Jones

21. Friday I’m In Love – The Cure

22. Working For The Weekend – Loverboy

23. House Every Weekend – David Zowie