He's a Reptile Albums Gigs Lyrics

Details

Author
Robyn Hitchcock

Albums

Title Artist Label Type Year
He's A Reptile The Soft Boys Midnight Music Authorized 1983
Invisible Hits The Soft Boys Midnight Music Authorized 1983
The Soft Boys 1976-1981 The Soft Boys Rykodisc Authorized 1993
Underwater Moonlight. . . And How It Got There The Soft Boys Matador Authorized 2001
12 x 7: All the Soft Boys Certify Insane The Soft Boys Unauthorized 2008

Gigs

Billed As Venue City State Country Date
The Soft Boys Austin Music Hall Austin Texas US March 17, 2001
The Soft Boys Theatre of Living Arts Philadelphia Pennsylvania US March 20, 2001
The Soft Boys 9:30 Club Washington DC US March 21, 2001
The Soft Boys Paradise Rock Club Boston Massachusetts US March 26, 2001
Robyn Hitchcock & the Soft Boys Largo Los Angeles California US April 11, 2001
The Soft Boys Pavilion Theatre Brighton England UK April 20, 2001
The Soft Boys Fleece and Firkin Bristol England UK January 26, 2003
The Soft Boys The Zodiac Oxford England UK January 27, 2003
The Soft Boys Teatro Toscanini Chiari Italy January 18, 2003
The Soft Boys Boat Race Cambridge England UK January 29, 2003
The Soft Boys La Scuderia Bologna Italy January 15, 2003
The Soft Boys Jux Tap Sarzana Italy January 16, 2003
Robyn Hitchcock & Yo La Tengo Rough Trade Brooklyn New York New York US February 28, 2017
Robyn Hitchcock & Yo La Tengo The Bowery Ballroom New York New York US March 01, 2017
Robyn Hitchcock & Yo La Tengo The Fillmore San Francisco California US September 29, 2017
Robyn Hitchcock & The Nashville Fabs Aladdin Theater Portland Oregon US October 06, 2018
Robyn Hitchcock Saigon Craft Bar and Grill Ho Chi Minh City Vietnam December 13, 2018
Robyn Hitchcock & The Nashville Fabs The Bowery Ballroom New York New York US October 12, 2018
Robyn Hitchcock's New Melbournian Softest of the Soft Boys The Tote Melbourne Victoria Australia December 20, 2016
Robyn Hitchcock Robyn and Emma's house London England UK August 06, 2021
Robyn Hitchcock & Emma Swift Robyn and Emma's house London England UK August 29, 2021
Robyn Hitchcock & Yo La Tengo Regent Theatre Los Angeles California US October 01, 2017
The Soft Boys Crocodile Café Seattle Washington US April 04, 2001
The Soft Boys Metro Chicago Illinois US March 30, 2001
Robyn Hitchcock & the Venus 3 Black Cat Washington DC US April 09, 2009
Robyn Hitchcock & the Venus 3 Cat's Cradle Carrboro North Carolina US April 08, 2009

Lyrics

Here he comes and there he goes
Got a brand new suit of clothes
Looks around and sniffs the air (What you find)
Well he'll have her on a fork and spoon (What you find)
And he'll toss her right back over the moon (What you find)
Watch out there in the yard (What you find)
Rule number one: don't try too hard

I believed he was my friend
Right up till he stopped pretending
He makes amends though it's ended long ago
Ah, he's moving in now just some piece
Everybody looks like the police
Feet of gold and on his skin of fleece
Sock and shepherd (??) bring out niece

He's a reptile and it shows
Got a web between his toes
He's a reptile
He's a reptile back in town
He's a reptile
He's a reptile, never cries
He's a reptile, never dies

Here he comes and there he goes
And where he's been it hardly shows
He covers up so very well
But I can tell see your baby she's been on the sand
How the hell did that guy get on dry land
Better bolt up both your baby's doors
She'll be dancing with him on all fours

He's a reptile back in town
He's a reptile hangin' round tonight, oh
He's a reptile whoa whoa whoa
He's a reptile watch him go tonight

He's a reptile never dries
He's a reptile never cries
He's a reptile of this town
He's a reptile hangin' round tonight

He's a reptile on his own
With a bone tonight, ooh

He's a reptile never cries
He's a reptile never dies
He's a reptile doesn't care
He's a reptile he's never there tonight

He's a reptile just for you
He's a reptile and it's true tonight

He's a reptile watch him go
He's a reptile how you stand it never show
He's a reptile whoa
He's a reptile whoa