When the Sun Goes Down Lyrics

Arctic Monkeys


publisher: ©Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC
writers: Alex Turner
album: Track 1 in album Whatever People Say I Am, That’s What I’m Not
release date: 2006-1-23
popularity : 140 users have visited this page.
length: 3:21
mix: Simon "Barny" Barnicett
assistant mix: Owen Skinner
producer: Jim Abbiss
additional recording: Alan Smyth
recording: Jim Abbiss, Ewan Davies

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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

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 ****ing freezing
Scantily clad beneath the clear night sky
She 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
And 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

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

Track Listing

  • 1 The View From the Afternoon
  • 2 I Bet You Look Good on the Dancefloor
  • 3 Fake Tales of San Francisco
  • 4 Dancing Shoes
  • 5 You Probably Couldn’t See for the Lights but You Were Staring Straight at Me
  • 6 Still Take You Home
  • 7 Riot Van
  • 8 Red Light Indicates Doors Are Secured
  • 9 Mardy Bum
  • 10 Perhaps Vampires Is a Bit Strong But…
  • 11 When the Sun Goes Down
  • 12 From the Ritz to the Rubble
  • 13 A Certain Romance