The Idiot

Album: Chronicles of Modern Life (2008)

Songfacts®:

  • In this song Priestman mocks bankers without mercy. The song was written before the banking world found itself drawing criticism for their part in the 2009 economic crisis. Priestman commented to The Daily Telegraph March 25, 2009: "You could say the timing has been good for me, but its been bad for everyone else. I'm a recession artist."

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