Don't Mug Yourself

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"Don't Mug Yourself"
Single by The Streets
from the album Original Pirate Material
Released 21 October 2002 (UK)
Format CD
Recorded 2002
Genre Electronica, hip hop, drum and bass
Length 2:40
Label Locked On
Songwriter(s) Mike Skinner
Producer(s) Mike Skinner
The Streets singles chronology
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"Weak Become Heroes" "Don't Mug Yourself"
"Fit But You Know It"

"Don't Mug Yourself" is a song first released in 21 October 2002 by UK rapper The Streets. It was the fourth single taken from his debut album Original Pirate Material. The song is performed by Mike Skinner and a friend of his, Calvin Bailey.[1] It reached number 21 in the UK Singles Chart.

The song featured as a plot point in the 2005 Doctor Who episode "Father's Day", playing briefly and anachronistically on a car radio in 1987.

The band Mongol Horde covered the song during their sets at the Reading and Leeds Festival.[citation needed]

Track listing[edit]

CD 1[edit]

  1. "Don't Mug Yourself" (Video Edit)
  2. "Don't Mug Yourself" (Out Takes)
  3. "Streets Score"
  4. "Don't Mug Yourself" (Enhanced CD-Rom Video)

CD 2[edit]

  1. "Don't Mug Yourself" (Album Version)
  2. "Weak Become Heroes" (Röyksopp's Memory Lane Mix)
  3. "Has It Come To This?" (High Contrast 'It's Come To This' Remix)


  1. ^ THE STREETS# RUM NEW TUNE, retrieved 2009-01-09