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Album: Whatever People Say That I Am, That's What I'm NotReleased: 2006Charted:
This song is about prostitution in the Neepsend district of Sheffield in England. The Arctic Monkeys are from High Green in Sheffield, which they refer to in their song "Red Light Indicates Doors Are Secure
This song was originally known as "Scummy."
This song inspired Scummy Man, a short film released on DVD by the Arctic Monkeys' label Domino Records. It tells the story of one night in the life of a teenage prostitute and drug addict.