Scum of the Earth (song)

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"Scum of the Earth"
Scum of the Earth by rob zombie.jpg
Single by Rob Zombie
from the album The Sinister Urge and Mission: Impossible II (soundtrack)
Released 2000
Format CD single
Recorded 2000
Length 2:55
Label Geffen
Writer(s) Rob Zombie
Scott Humphrey
Producer(s) Rob Zombie
Scott Humphrey
Rob Zombie singles chronology
"Scum of the Earth"
"Dead Girl Superstar"
Mission: Impossible II Soundtrack track listing
"I Disappear"
"Scum of the Earth"
"They Came In"
The Sinister Urge track listing
"Bring Her Down (To Crippletown)"
"Scum of the Earth"
"House of 1000 Corpses"

"Scum of the Earth" is a song by heavy metal musician Rob Zombie.[1] It was originally featured on the Mission: Impossible II Soundtrack and later included on Zombie's album, The Sinister Urge as the lead single. It found considerable radio play upon release.

The song features an intense chorus featuring heavy guitars and a repetitive "hey!" chant. The final chorus culminates with female background vocals.

Rob Zombie guitarist Riggs formed a band in 2003, sharing the name with this song.