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WHEN THE SUN GOES DOWN

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Who's that girl there?
I wonder what went wrong
So that she had to roam the streets
She dunt do major credit cards
I doubt she does receipts
It's all not quite legitimate

And what a scummy man
Just give him half a chance
I bet he'll rob you if he can
Can see it in his eyes,
That he's got a driving ban
Amongst some other offences

And I've seen him with girls of the night
And he told Roxanne to put on her red light
It's all infected but he'll be alright
Cause he's a scumbag, don't you know
I said he's a scumbag, don't you know!

Although you're trying not to listen
Overt your eyes and staring at the ground
She makes a subtle proposition
"Sorry love I'll have to turn you down"

He must be up to something
What are the chances sure it's more than likely
I've got a feeling in my stomach
I start to wonder what his story might be

They said it changes when the sun goes down
Around here

Look here comes a Ford Mondeo
Isn't he Mister Inconspicuous?
And he don't have to say 'owt
She's in the stance ready to get picked up

Bet she's delighted when she sees him
Pulling in and giving her the eye
Because she must be fucking freezing
Scantily clad beneath the clear night sky
It doesn't stop in the winter, no
Around here

They said it changes when the sun goes down
Over the river going out of town

What a scummy man
Just give him half a chance
I bet he'll rob you if he can
Can see it in his eyes that he's got a nasty plan
I hope you're not involved at all
At The Apollo (Special Limited DVD Box Set)
Scummy Man
Whatever People Say I Am, That's What I'm Not
When The Sun Goes Down

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COMMENT (6)

wowie

01.03.12 11:06 pm

I never tire from listening to the Arctic Monkeys, this song especially. Just...amazing. All their songs actually say something, not just a repitition of meaningless words. Not to mention the incredible guitar riffs and catchy beat.....and Alex's voice. Really, the whole thing is...amazing haha

arcticmonkeyslookgoodonthestage

23.10.11 1:28 pm

of course these guys are talented, if they aren't, no one is!

benactonbond

19.09.11 12:37 pm

Great song!!!!!!!!!!!!! I really like how the lyrics say ''And what a scummy man''

leotoma

24.05.11 6:49 pm

@getonyourdancingshoes Nah. "Scummy Man" = demo title. "WTSGD" = album track title.

jerome42

16.11.10 9:54 pm

this song is so fun to play and wonderful to listen to. thanks for creating such a good song alex and matt im glad i got the chance to experince truly taltented music

getonyourdancingshoes

15.11.10 11:20 pm

scummy man = wtsgd ?? different names in different countries?

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