The Vaccines end their second album, Come of Age, with this bumpy feeling romantic closer. Said singer Justin Young to NME: "I wanted it to be the last song because of the sentiment and the way it builds and the choruses come down. It's one of the songs I'm most proud of on the record."
New Order took the title for "Blue Monday" from an illustration, which read "Goodbye Blue Monday," in the Kurt Vonnegut book Breakfast Of Champions. The image referred to the invention of the washing machine improving housewives' lives.