Come Monday

Album: Living & Dying in 3/4 Time (1974)
Charted: 30
  • Headin' up to San Francisco
    For the Labor Day week-end show
    I've got my hush-puppies on
    I guess I never was meant for glitter rock and roll
    And honey I didn't know
    That I'd be missin' you so

    Come Monday, it'll be all right
    Come Monday, I'll be holdin' you tight
    I spent four lonely days in a brown L. A. haze
    And I just want you back by my side

    Yes, it's been quite a summer
    Rented cars and west-bound trains
    And now you're off on vacation
    Somethin' you tried to explain
    And darlin', it's I love you so
    That's the reason I just let you go

    Come Monday, it'll be all right
    Come Monday, I'll be holdin' you tight
    I spent four lonely days in a brown L. A. haze
    And I just want you back by my side

    I can't help it honey
    You're that much a part of me now
    Remember that night in Montana
    When we said there'd be no room for doubt

    I hope you're enjoyin' the scen'ry
    I know that it's pretty up there
    We can go hikin' on Tuesday
    With you I'd walk anywhere
    California has worn me quite thin
    I just can't wait to see you again

    Come Monday, it'll be all right
    Come Monday, I'll be holdin' you tight
    I spent four lonely days in a brown L. A. haze
    And I just want you back by my side Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind
Please sign in or register to post comments.

Comments: 14

  • Bob from UsaIsn't it ironic he's talking about going to San Francisco and also spending 4 lonely days in a brown L.A. Haze?
  • John from Virginia Beach, VaThe thing that's great about Jimmy Buffett is that he's an everyman. What I mean by this is that he's the type of guy who'll play a concert and then have drinks with the audience after the show which he is known to do when he gives concerts in his homeland of Key West, Florida. His songs are all relatable because the topics are all something that the majority who listen to them have, at one time or another, thought about themselves. Come Monday is a perfect example of this.
  • Chuck from South Deerfield, Ma, MaI think in the song he has already lost her.
  • Joel R. from Oakland, Calove this song
  • Bob from Bismarck, NdI've sang this song, Karaoke version many times. It's surprising, how many people tell me later that they enjoy the song. I think it's a great song and it's easy to sing.
  • Mike from Seattle, WaI went about 30 years thinking it was a "brown Nelly haze"- the "Labor Day Weekend Show" being a rodeo that Jimmy was performing at. I partially blame NCAA football announcer Kieth Whoooaa Nelly!!! Jackson.
  • Bill from Pensacola, FlSTEEL GUITAR.
    just listen for it, it's beautiful.
  • Heather from Los Angeles, CaI grew up hearing this song played so much on the radio. It really takes me back.
  • Brian from Boston, MaAH yes the irony. Jimmy longs for Monday while the rest of us dred it. Good point I never thought of it like that.
  • Ryan from Anahola, HiHe's looking forward to Monday for Labour Day. Der!
  • Tim Auten from Detroit, MiThe music video for this song was filmed by his wife when Buffett didn't have a whole lot of money.
  • Freddy from Margaritaville, BermudaEven aside from the line about "remember that night in Montana," he sings "I hope you're enjoyin' the scenery, I know that it's pretty up there. We can go hikin' on Tuesday, with you I'd walk anywhere". I'm convinced he's referring to Glacier National Park. Has to be.
  • Michael from San Diego, CaAnother "parrot-head" checking in here! This is a sweet, simple love song that accurately describes how anyone feels when their chosen profession often takes them away from the people they love.
  • Keith from San Francisco, CaThis was the first Jimmy Buffet song I ever heard (I think it was early 1975), and i am still a "parrot head" to this day
see more comments

Rickie Lee JonesSongwriter Interviews

Rickie Lee Jones on songwriting, social media, and how she's handling Trump.

The Real Nick DrakeSong Writing

The head of Drake's estate shares his insights on the late folk singer's life and music.

Sam PhillipsSongwriter Interviews

Collaborating with T Bone Burnett, Leslie Phillips changed her name and left her Christian label behind - Robert Plant, who recorded one of her songs on Raising Sand, is a fan.

Spooner OldhamSongwriter Interviews

His keyboard work helped define the Muscle Shoals sound and make him an integral part of many Neil Young recordings. Spooner is also an accomplished songwriter, whose hits include "I'm Your Puppet" and "Cry Like A Baby."

Amy GrantSongwriter Interviews

The top Contemporary Christian artist of all time on song inspirations and what she learned from Johnny Carson.

Janis IanSongwriter Interviews

One of the first successful female singer-songwriters, Janis had her first hit in 1967 at age 15.