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"Don't mine at night!"

Don't Mine at Night is a parody of Katy Perry's song "Last Friday Night." It was uploaded on December 7, 2012. The song was produced by BebopVox and sung and written by Brad Knauber (Youtube) It is one of the most famous Minecraft parodies written, with over 70 million views. It has spawned many videos, such as a My Little Pony version and covers by various artists on Youtube.


[Verse 1]

Got my helmet on my head,

Figure out what that zombie said. (what?)

Lava all over the room,

Got a half-heart left, man, I am doomed!

Don't have any iron bars,

My pick just broke into some shards.

Scary noise- what should I do?

Go left or right, I'll have to choose.


Visions of last time flash inside my mind,

I'm scared, oh well.

And I'm pretty sure there's a big creeper right there. (dang!)


Don't mine at night!

I know you're looking at that cave,

And you're feeling kind of brave,

Go to bed, you'll be alright.

Don't mine at night!

There's nothing that is gonna change

If you just wait until the day,

Zombies wanna eat your brains.

Don't mine at night!

I know it's me you're gonna thank,

Make a bed, it's not too late,

3 wool and 3 wooden planks.

Don't mine at night!

How many times I have to say,

Drop the pick and walk away-ay, woah,

Don't mine at night! (don't mine at night)

Don't mine at night! (don't mine at night)

[Verse 2]

Stomach's all tied up in knots,

This labyrinth, I'm getting lost.

This is really getting old,

Found like 2 pieces of coal.

Down one way there's just stone,

Monsters won't leave me alone.

Down another there's some lava,

And of course I get pwned.

[Pre-Chorus 2]

Remember the last time I tried to mine at night,

I failed, so bad.

I lost all my stuff, it was really tough,

That's it! (RAGE QUIT!)

[Repeat Chorus]



Don't mine at night!



Don't mine at night!

[Repeat Chorus last time]


  • There is a My Little Pony version where Defne Alefendioglu is singing. The lyrics are somewhat different, but still have to do with Minecraft
  • This is one of the more popular Minecraft songs, and is often called to mind whenever "Minecraft Parody Music" is discussed
  • It has a Vocaloid parody which is sung by the Vocaloid Gumi, but the first 2 verses of the chorus are reversed


"Don't Mine At Night" - A Minecraft Parody of Katy Perry's Last Friday Night (Music Video)03:49

"Don't Mine At Night" - A Minecraft Parody of Katy Perry's Last Friday Night (Music Video)

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