Don't Mug Yourself
|"Don't Mug Yourself"|
|Single by The Streets|
|from the album Original Pirate Material|
|Released||21 October 2002 (UK)|
|Genre||Electronica, hip hop, drum and bass|
|The Streets singles chronology|
"Don't Mug Yourself" is a song by English alternative hip hop group The Streets. It was released in October 2002 as the fourth and final single taken from their debut album Original Pirate Material. It reached number 21 in the UK Singles Chart.
Background and writing
Skinner told NME how the song was created. "I left it really late – the night before I was supposed to be cutting it, I still hadn’t recorded it," he said. "I had to get away from it because my head was really clouded. So I went out to watch a film (Monsoon Wedding) and Calvin came along with a bottle of rum. We drank the bottle in the cinema, then went to a bar and ended up getting really, really smashed. We got back to my house and Calvin heard the instrumental and he was like 'I want to be on this tune'. He’s not a singer, he’s just my mate."
- "Don't Mug Yourself" (Video Edit)
- "Don't Mug Yourself" (Out Takes)
- "Streets Score"
- "Don't Mug Yourself" (Enhanced CD-Rom Video)
- "Don't Mug Yourself" (Album Version)
- "Weak Become Heroes" (Röyksopp's Memory Lane Mix)
- "Has It Come To This?" (High Contrast 'It's Come To This' Remix)
|Scotland (Official Charts Company)||48|
|UK Singles (Official Charts Company)||21|
|UK R&B (Official Charts Company)||6|