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Blue Monday is the name given to a day in January typically the third Monday of the month claimed to be the most depressing day of the year. The concept was first published as part of a press release from holiday company Sky Travel , which claimed to have calculated the date using an equation. It takes into account weather conditions and thus only applies to the Northern Hemisphere. Day , a federal holiday, and so the concept of Blue Monday is not widely known there.
It was released as a inch single on 7 March through Factory Records and later as a 7-inch single through Tonpress in Poland in The 12" single was backed with a primarily instrumental version of the song entitled "The Beach" on the B-side. The single's unique packaging was designed by Peter Saville and Brett Wickens. The front cover features no words, but instead has code in the form of coloured blocks that reads out the artist, song, and label information, once deciphered.