It Was the Night Releases Gigs Lyrics

Details

Author
Robyn Hitchcock
Performances
2

Releases

Title Artist Label Type Year
Black Snake Diamond Role Robyn Hitchcock Armageddon Records Album 1981
Groovy Decay Robyn Hitchcock Albion Records Album 1982
America Robyn Hitchcock Albion Records Album 1982
Groovy Decoy Robyn Hitchcock Midnight Music Album 1985
Gravy Deco Robyn Hitchcock Rhino Records Album 1995
I Wanna Go Backwards Robyn Hitchcock Yep Roc Records Album 2007

Gigs

Billed As Venue City State Country Date
Robyn Hitchcock & Emma Swift Robyn & Emma's house Nashville Tennessee US May 22, 2020
Robyn Hitchcock Robyn and Emma's house London England UK February 16, 2022

Lyrics

It was the night
Cold English night
It was the day
Warm English day
It was the moon shining down on the water so white
It was the moon shining down on the water

It was the house
Old English house
Blind as the night
She's dressed in white
She was so warm, good Lord, how I miss her right now
Just like the moon shining down on the water

Shine, shine unearthly light

It was the night
Cold English night
It was the air
Azure and rare
It was a girl with her face in the shadows so dark
Just like the moon shining down on the water
Just like the moon shining down on the water

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Cold English Air                                    17a
I can't explain, don't ask, it's stronger than me   18a