When The Sun Goes Down

Album: Whatever People Say That I Am, That's What I'm Not (2006)
Charted: 1
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  • So who's that girl there?
    I wonder what went wrong
    So that she had to roam the streets
    She don't 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, yeah
    That he's got a driving ban
    Amongst some other offences

    And I've seen him with girls of the night
    He told Roxanne to put on her red light
    They're 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
    I bet your eyes are staring at the ground
    She makes a subtle proposition
    I'm sorry love I'll have to turn you down

    And oh he must be up to something
    Want half a chance to show he's more than likely
    I've got a feeling in my stomach
    I start to wonder what his story might be
    What his story might be

    They said it changes when the sun goes down
    And they said it changes when the sun goes down
    And they said it changes when the sun goes down
    Around here
    Around, here

    And 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

    And 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
    And don't stop in the winter no and

    They said it changes when the sun goes down
    And they said it changes when the sun goes down
    And they said it changes when the sun goes down
    Around here

    They said it changes when the sun goes down
    Over the river going out of town
    And they said it changes when the sun goes down
    Around here
    Around here

    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 nasty plan
    I hope you're not involved at all

Comments: 5

  • Juliette from Nabootique, Dalston, United KingdomThis song is great! Arctic Monkeys are genius!
  • Chance from Kansas City, Mothis is an amazing song...by far there best in my oppinion on that album!!!
  • Kristin from Atlanta, GaI believe the line " he told Roxanne to put on her red light" is a reference to Roxanne by The Police.
  • Nicky from Southampton, EnglandI love this song so much.
    :)
    Alex Turner is the sex.
    I love him! He's great.
  • Ben from Sheffield, EnglandThey are from High Green in Sheffield, not High Gate - there is no high gate (sounds like a suburb of London)
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