IDLES - I'm Scum Lyrics




I'm council housed and violent
I'm laughing at the tyrants
I'm sleeping under sirens
Whilst wondering where the time went
I'm scum
I'm scum
I'll sing at fascists 'til my head comes off
I am Dennis Skinner's molotov
I'm lefty, I'm soft
I'm minimum wage job
I am a mongrel dog
I'm just another cog
I'm scum
I'm scum

This snowflake's an avalanche

Dirty rotten filthy scum
For a long long while I'm known as
Dirty rotten filthy scum
For a long old while I'm known as scum
I'm scum

Spit in your percolator
I am procrastinator
I over-tip the waiter
Sarcastic computator
'Cause I'm scum
I'm scum
I don't care about the next James Bond
He kills for country, queen and god
We don't need another murderous toff
I'm just wondering where the high street's gone
'Cause I'm scum
I'm scum

This snowflake's an avalanche

Dirty rotten filthy scum
For a long long while I'm known as
Dirty rotten filthy scum
For a long old while I've known I'm scum
For a long old while I've known I'm scum
For a long old while I've known I'm scum
For a long old while I've known I'm scum





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  1. Oblivionaire

    PEAKY FOOKIN BLINDERS

  2. Pusher _13

    Thanks to Peaky Blinders I heard this song and got into IDLEs.
    So fucking good, both their albums are just covet to cover gold.

  3. Madingse

    don't they sing "For a long old while i've known i'm scum" and not "time" as the lyrics says?

    Madingse

    maybe even 'long long while'

  4. Ferturg matink

    I'm Scum.

  5. Richard Otten

    Check out the song No Mercy by the Stranglers it has kind of the same guitar riff. Both songs are amazing btw.

  6. Brad Ford

    When I first heard this I thought it was a late 70s/early 80s Oi band, so good

  7. DJ No J Mondays

    I'm reminded of this by the new ContraPoints video.

  8. Ross TwedDiddler V3

    Jim Smallman.

  9. Del Strain

    First song worthy of being called Punk rock in a long time. 100% proud Scum.

  10. Pig Ford

    Peaky Blinders has the best music...especially for filfee scum such as myself...shout out from Baltimore Maryland -aka- Bodymore Murdaland 🤘🏻🖤🖕

  11. Andy H

    Thanks for sharing folks

  12. SuicideKid1979

    Well done.

  13. Wardaddy 617

    I’m an American, But I’m Sssccuummm!!! 🤘🏽🤘🏽

  14. Richard Macpherson

    Here because of Peaky Blinders

  15. Yes

    This songs great, it puts the anger we all feel towards the right and channels it into fun and entertainment instead of violence.
    The idols are what we need culturally and socially, great message great music.
    Plus Joe Talbot is just cool as fuck

  16. joker Rorschach

    I think the word is cuck not scum 🤔

  17. Tyler Renick

    Hey, hey
    I'm council house and violent
    I'm laughing at the tyrants
    I'm sleeping under sirens
    Whilst wondering where the time went
    I'm scum, I'm scum, yeah
    Hey, hey
    Hey, hey
    Hey, hey

    I sing at fascists 'til my head comes off
    I am Dennis Skinner's molotov
    I'm lefty, I'm soft
    I'm minimum wage job
    I am a mongrel dog
    I'm just another cunt
    I'm scum, I'm scum, yeah
    Hey, hey
    Hey, hey
    Hey, hey

    This snowflake's an avalanche

    Dirty martyred filthy scum
    For a long long while I'm known as
    Dirty martyred filthy scum
    For a long old while I'm known as scum
    I'm scum

    Spit in your percolator
    I am procrastinator
    I over-tip the waiter
    Sarcastic amputator
    'Cause I'm scum
    I'm scum, yeah
    Hey, hey
    Hey, hey
    Hey, hey

    I don't care about the next James Bond
    He kills for country, queen and god
    We don't need another murderous toff
    I'm just wondering where the high street's gone
    'Cause I'm scum
    I'm scum, yeah
    Hey, hey
    Hey, hey
    Hey, hey
    This snowflake's an avalanche

    Dirty martyred filthy scum
    For a long long while I'm known as
    Dirty martyred filthy scum
    For a long old while I'm known as scum
    For a long old while I'm known as scum
    For a long old while I'm known as scum
    For a long old while I'm known as scum

  18. RobiOmni

    "this snowflake's an avalanche!" bloody love idles! <3

  19. Madvillain

    Love this band but much prefer their live recordings this sounds too polished! Still great just can hear the production :P

  20. keen L

    Great song I love the chorus

  21. Top Gameplays_YT

    Peaky Blinders?

  22. Misan Throop

    Thank you Peaky Blinders, its my new favourite song

  23. Mars Ptr

    who is danny nedelko?

  24. Archie Archdale

    Aren't Idles all privileged ex uni students? the type that go to uni for an easy life and the crack rather than education??? They're definitely not from the inner cities anyway, nice and easy to be punk and political when your privileged but wish you weren't. Tossers.

    Matt D

    Archie Archdale sorry mate but your comment doesn’t really make sense. So by your argument, to be punk and political, you’re only allowed to be unprivileged? Why does going to university prevent you from caring about the world?

    Archie Archdale

    @Matt D Eh? Your comment doesn't make sense at all, when did I say privileged people or people who went to uni don't care about the world? I didn't obviously cos that would be dumb. Anyway I'm not here to chat nonsense r kid. I'm from a place called Hyde Park in Leeds and I guess that's shaped the way I view most privellaged/uni student types who live amongst serious depraviation and poverty and seem to think it's cool and all just a bit of a joke. I've met loads of sound, intelligent ''posh'' people and loads of scumbag working class and vice versa.

  25. Just Guffed

    Hahaha all the snowflakes are gonna cling on to this song and never let go...... fucking gays.

  26. Rummagin' Ray

    Way to own the word.

  27. Ahmed Mahmood

    The moment Barney Sthompson shoots at the point... this music starts

  28. chilly boï

    fockin blinders

  29. migrantson

    Who came here after watching the Tony Danza show?

  30. Flight of the Swampanzee

    here coz i'm scum

  31. SmittenTheKitteninMittens

    who's here because they just like this band?

  32. reggie boy

    WHAT IS EVEN PEAKY BINDERS? I KEEP seeing it on here but I have no fucking idea what it is.

    Cinnamon Bun

    BBC/Netflix show about gangs in England 1920s, it's really good

  33. Lydia Denning

    I love Idles

  34. Mia Williamson

    PEAKY FUCKING BLINDERS‼️ 🤪

  35. Pavel Pavlov

    i came here because i am gay

  36. floyd2202

    Pixies are back.... with another name!

  37. The_day_burzum_killed_mayhem_x

    im not punk im scum smh.

  38. dito rosenberg

    “Jews and Gipsy united”

  39. Atroops

    MOSLEY KNEW NOTHING

  40. Dhieen

    I love this band so much, and i love peaky blinders, i knew this band would appear in the show!! and its the perfect song for the antifascist battle hehe

  41. Marcelo Aikawa

    Who came by order of the Peaky Blinders?

    Ellis D Trails

    Don't you mean the Peaky FOOKIN' Blinders?

  42. Jailbreak995

    Yesterday, I was watching the last episode of Peaky Blinders's season 5, and I was singing very happy this alone at my home. Like a crazy guy.

  43. Alex Colmu

    don't fuck with the peaky blinders

  44. Reza Assakereh

    I’m SCUM

  45. Ghost

    Peaky blinders?

  46. alaa smadi

    I came to here by an order of the PEAKY FOOKIN BLINDERS 🤩🤩

    Alexis Palacio

    Sure,? U look more like a billy boys...

  47. Alba Lily Unicorn

    We are all scum but we must love each other xx

  48. mohammed hammane

    By order of the peaky foooooking blinders

  49. Tarquin Cholmondeley

    RIGHT WING FACIST CHANNELS ON YOUTUBE

    JAMES GODDARD
    BASED AMY
    DANNY TOMMO
    JEREMY POOLE
    DABIMA
    RICHARD INMAN
    REBEL MEDIA
    JOHN LAWRENCE
    SECRET SOURCES
    MARY ANN WATERS
    SARGON OF AKKARD
    DANNY TOMMO
    TOMMY ROBINSON
    VINNIE SULLIVAN
    THE REALITY REPORT
    BRITAIN FIRST
    TR NEWS
    BUSKA PATRIOT
    ACTIVE PATRIOT
    AVI YEMINI

    TELL THE CUNTS WHAT YOU THINK....!!!

  50. Jesus Shuttlesworth

    Dope song. By order of the Peaky fookin Blinders!

  51. Cu Nt

    Peaky blinders took me here

  52. Infamous Stark

    The shoutout to Dennis Skinner tho 🤙🏾

  53. Petr H.

    Thank you, Peaky Blinders, I found my new best band.

  54. FWFWFWF

    Reminds me a bit of Stranglers - No Mercy

  55. Mohammed Muhsen

    where is peaky blinders fans

  56. HAQ

    Parish Judah

  57. thebookofbmc

    fully love when peaky blinders introduces me to new music

  58. Chkhitoooo

    So Mosley's death is postponed to the next season? We're gonna wait patiently.

    affalaffaa

    I just looked up when he died. Yes patiently.

  59. Pai Mei

    SHOW THESE FASCIST BASTARDS NO MERCY, BROTHERS.
    THE JEW AND THE GYPSY UNITED

  60. Alba Lily Unicorn

    The Shelby's brought me here....

  61. Henry Berrisford

    When I first heard this band I imagined hearing their music in an episode of Peaky Blinders where shit’s about to go down. And what do ya know...

  62. nulnulnul nul

    I did. Brilliant

  63. mIke Finnigan

    Love this song, heard it on Peaky Blinders, it's like UK Subs ,Kieth Flint and the Pogues together.

  64. Herbert Daly

    Good idea....get James Bond to fix the high street...... (Well done you!)

  65. Алма Кабышева

    THIS VIDEO HAS A NEW MANAGEMENT. BY ORDER OF THE PEAKY FOOCKING BLINDERS

  66. Amir Mhadhbi

    Peaky blinders 🖤🔥..

  67. Republic Of Moh Games

    Who is here from peaky blinders ?

    John John

    What’s a peaky blinder?

    damian jacobs

    Hell yeah.. Thank the lord for shazam!

    mike basara

    @John John I don`t know

    MrJesusdoesntsave

    @John John BY O'DAH OF THE PEAKY FOOKIN BLOINDERS

    Pig Ford

    Republic Of Moh Games : Fa sho

  68. Bárbara Eduarda

    Hey, hey
    I'm council house and violent
    I'm laughing at the tyrants
    I'm sleeping under sirens
    Whilst wondering where the time went
    I'm scum, I'm scum, yeah
    Hey, hey
    Hey, hey
    Hey, hey
    I sing at fascists 'til my head comes off
    I am Dennis Skinner's molotov
    I'm lefty, I'm soft
    I'm minimum wage job
    I am a mongrel dog
    I'm just another cunt
    I'm scum, I'm scum, yeah
    Hey, hey
    Hey, hey
    Hey, hey
    This snowflake's an avalanche
    Dirty martyred filthy scum
    For a long long while I'm known as
    Dirty martyred filthy scum
    For a long old while I'm known as scum
    I'm scum
    Spit in your percolator
    I am procrastinator
    I over-tip the waiter
    Sarcastic amputator
    'Cause I'm scum
    I'm scum, yeah
    Hey, hey
    Hey, hey
    Hey, hey
    I don't care about the next James Bond
    He kills for country, queen and god
    We don't need another murderous toff
    I'm just wondering where the high street's gone
    'Cause I'm scum
    I'm scum, yeah
    Hey, hey
    Hey, hey
    Hey, hey
    This snowflake's an avalanche
    Dirty martyred filthy scum
    For a long long while I'm known as
    Dirty martyred filthy scum
    For a long old while I'm known as scum
    For a long old while I'm known as scum
    For a long old while I'm known as scum
    For a long old while I'm known as scum

  69. sessemdee rocket

    I'm scum and proud 😆😆😆

  70. Se acaban los nombres originales por sobrepoblacion

    I'm scum!!

  71. Molly

    IM DENNIS SKINNER'S MOLOTOV

  72. Kitty Rose

    Im sorry but this is fuckin brilliant

  73. Brad Stevens

    Outstanding.

  74. danieljamesmead

    Sounds like early Libertines if they weren't so interested in looking at themselves in the mirror.

  75. Aimee Thomson

    By the way it's...as a final goodbye

  76. Francis Beaumier

    omfg I love idles so much omg omg omg saw them at truck fest yayayay <3

  77. Celtic Revival / Adfywiad Celtaidd

    The line about the toff James Bond is so true

  78. Bilbo B

    My homie put on your tiny desk performance otw home from the beach. You guys are sick

  79. 1_2_4

    I'm council housing violent ❤️

  80. Phillip Garner

    Bay area shout out. I think this is quality shit. Audio smoke it!

  81. P. Enus

    Vewy neato

  82. Joe Santonocito

    All I can say is Wow

  83. Renata Hernández

    I love you IDLES

  84. L-RUSSELL

    ok libtards, if climate change exists, then why does it burn when i pee?

  85. Tyler Durden

    To all snowflakes feeling proud, even malcolm x hated your ideology. Look it up

    reductorsonico

    hey, this is your 4th comment in a row about the same thing and you are named after fictional character in a movie about toxic masculinity , shut the fuck up

    Tyler Durden

    reductorsonico eat shit

    Tyler Durden

    The Rainmaker I am, sjw’s arent

    Terry Beardmore

    Malcolm X hated liberals. I'm not a fucking Liberal. You are still a moron who thinks "left = Liberal" which... No. Idiot chud.

  86. Tyler Durden

    I hate snowflakes, but I love this song

    Terry Beardmore

    Lmao imagine thinking sjws were real.

  87. Tyler Durden

    “I dont care about the next james bond, he kills for country, queen and god! We dont need another murderous toff!” Hahaha brilliant 😂

  88. Tyler Durden

    For the record, SJW’s are scum

  89. Tyler Durden

    Spit in your percolator
    I am THE masterbator!

  90. Shit Weed

    Pizdato pacany!

  91. jj80251

    FUCK YEAH!!!

  92. UltraVioletPilot

    God, every single video the comment section is about them being a Punk band. They have said multiple times that they are not. If you like the band, maybe go with that.

    Terry Beardmore

    But they also said that they sound like a punk band in their 6music interview and that "I'd say most of our fans are punks based on who goes to shows"

    So you know. I know they claim there's more of a hip hop influence in there and see themselves closer to someone like Death Grips, fact is they do have a modern "Oi" type sound regardless of how they got there.

  93. Carlos KarmaKoma

    Yes. That isn't dead yet!!!!!!!

  94. Monti Bioletti

    our own ian dury

  95. Chuck Abbate

    Any band that drops Dennis Skinner's name in a song can do no wrong.

  96. nindwa kllklö

    👏👏👏👏👏👏👏👏👏👏👏👏

  97. IDLES

    'Joy as an Act of Resistance' out now! Listen/Order at https://idles.lnk.to/joy All is love x

    EndingOfGenisis

    Cant wait for the nashville, TN show. Yall will kill it im sure

    Kimberley Clark

    Keep it up

    Ellis D Trails

    Liking your own comment. Bold move, Idles.

    Daniel Wilson

    Legends ! Thankyou so so so much 🙏🏻❤️❤️❤️❤️🙏🏻