Days of the Week (song)

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"Days of the Week"
Single by Stone Temple Pilots
from the album Shangri-La Dee Da
ReleasedJanuary 1, 2001
FormatCD single
GenrePop rock
Songwriter(s)Music: Dean DeLeo
Lyrics: Scott Weiland
Producer(s)Brendan O'Brien
Stone Temple Pilots singles chronology
"No Way Out"
"Days of the Week"
Audio sample
"Days of the Week"
Music video
"Days Of The Week" on YouTube

"Days of the Week" is a song by Stone Temple Pilots, released as a single from their album Shangri-La Dee Da in 2001. The song also appears on the compilation albums Thank You and Buy This. Despite being a moderate rock radio hit, the song did not endure STP's Set list, it was partially performed on November 13, 2001, the last time the song was played in full was on November 3, 2001.


The song's lyrics were written by vocalist Scott Weiland, and deal with how his heroin addiction has affected the relationship with wife Mary Forsberg. The song's music was written by guitarist Dean DeLeo and has a much poppier sound than most of the band's previous singles.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Days of the Week"
  2. "Down" (Live)
  3. "Big Empty" (Live)
  4. "Days of the Week (Enhanced Video)

Music video[edit]

The music video depicts two STPs: one dressed up in white shirts and ties going door-to-door like salesmen or possibly missionaries, and the other taking a journey through space. The video has various shots of the band playing.[1]

Chart performance[edit]

Chart (2001) Peak
U.S. Billboard Mainstream Rock Tracks 4
U.S. Billboard Modern Rock Tracks 5
U.S. Billboard Hot 100 Airplay 85


  1. ^ [1] May 28, 2008