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Robyn Hitchcock

Albums

Title Artist Label Type Year
Element Of Light Robyn Hitchcock And The Egyptians Relativity Records Authorized 1986
The Hooded One Robyn Hitchcock Feg You Records Unauthorized 1988
Stand Back, Dennis! Robyn Hitchcock & The Egyptians Unauthorized 1994
The Kershaw Sessions Robyn Hitchcock and The Egyptians Strange Roots Authorized 1994
Uncorrected Personality Traits Robyn Hitchcock Rhino Records Authorized 1997
Luminous Groove Robyn Hitchcock and The Egyptians Yep Roc Authorized 2008
Element of Light Robyn Hitchcock & the Egyptians Yep Roc 2008 2008

Gigs

Billed As Venue City State Country Date
Robyn Hitchcock & the Egyptians 9:30 Club Washington DC US March 28, 1986
Robyn Hitchcock & the Egyptians Nectarine Ballroom Ann Arbor Michigan US November 10, 1986
Robyn Hitchcock & the Egyptians Founder's Hall Haverford College Haverford Pennsylvania US November 15, 1986
Robyn Hitchcock & the Egyptians One Step Beyond Santa Clara California US November 18, 1986
Robyn Hitchcock & the Egyptians Tartan Bar Leeds England UK January 24, 1987
Robyn Hitchcock & the Egyptians MyWay Piacenza Italy February 10, 1987
Robyn Hitchcock & the Egyptians Stereodrome Bologna Italy February 11, 1987
Robyn Hitchcock & the Egyptians Stereodrome Bologna Italy February 12, 1987
Robyn Hitchcock & the Egyptians Uptown Lounge Athens Georgia US March 25, 1988
Robyn Hitchcock & the Egyptians Centre Stage Atlanta Georgia US March 26, 1988
Robyn Hitchcock & the Egyptians Beacon Theatre New York New York US March 31, 1988
Robyn Hitchcock & the Egyptians Graffiti Club Pittsburgh Pennsylvania US April 05, 1988
Robyn Hitchcock & the Egyptians Cabaret Metro Chicago Illinois US April 09, 1988
Robyn Hitchcock & the Egyptians Union Theatre Madison Wisconsin US April 10, 1988
Robyn Hitchcock & the Egyptians First Avenue Minneapolis Minnesota US April 11, 1988
Robyn Hitchcock & the Egyptians John Anson Ford Theater Los Angeles California US April 15, 1988
Robyn Hitchcock Ronnie Scott's London England UK June 05, 1988
Robyn Hitchcock Great American Music Hall San Francisco California US July 28, 1988
Robyn Hitchcock McCabe's Santa Monica California US July 29, 1988
Robyn Hitchcock Einstein a-Go-Go Jacksonville Beach Florida US May 06, 1990
Robyn Hitchcock The Ark Ann Arbor Michigan US April 14, 1995
Robyn Hitchcock Newbury Comics Boston Massachusetts US April 08, 1995
Robyn Hitchcock Trax Charlottesville Virginia US April 25, 1990
Robyn Hitchcock ? (Atlanta, Georgia, US) Atlanta Georgia US February 03, 1988
Robyn Hitchcock Largo Los Angeles California US November 14, 1997
Robyn Hitchcock & the Egyptians Lisner Auditorium George Washington University Washington DC US June 14, 1989
Robyn Hitchcock McCabe's Santa Monica California US May 26, 1990
Robyn Hitchcock & the Egyptians Town Pump Vancouver British Columbia Canada March 24, 1986
Robyn Hitchcock Paradise Lounge San Francisco California US August 02, 1988
Robyn Hitchcock McCabe's Santa Monica California US April 25, 1989
Robyn Hitchcock & the Egyptians The Fillmore San Francisco California US April 13, 1988
Robyn Hitchcock & the Egyptians Berkeley Square Berkeley California US March 19, 1986
Robyn Hitchcock 12 Bar Club London England UK July 23, 1997
Robyn Hitchcock Knitting Factory New York New York US March 15, 1997
Robyn Hitchcock 12 Bar Club London England UK January 26, 1996
Robyn Hitchcock Robyn at Sea Isle of Wight England UK August 16, 1997
Robyn Hitchcock Isle of Wight Bus Tour Isle of Wight England UK August 10, 1996
Robyn Hitchcock Tramps New York New York US October 04, 1990
Robyn Hitchcock SUNY, Binghamton Binghamton New York US October 02, 1990
Robyn Hitchcock Crest Theatre Sacramento California US July 06, 1990
Robyn Hitchcock Lounge Axe Chicago Illinois US July 27, 1990
Robyn Hitchcock Backstage Seattle Washington US July 10, 1990
Robyn Hitchcock Belly Up Tavern Solana Beach California US May 24, 1990
Robyn Hitchcock Old Nick's Birmingham Alabama US May 08, 1990
Robyn Hitchcock Cat's Cradle (Chapel Hill NC) Carrboro North Carolina US April 27, 1990
Robyn Hitchcock & the Egyptians Centre Stage Atlanta Georgia US June 09, 1989
Robyn Hitchcock & the Egyptians Newport Music Hall Columbus Ohio US June 27, 1989
Robyn Hitchcock & the Egyptians CND Festival Glastonbury England UK June 22, 1986
Robyn Hitchcock Maxwell's Hoboken New Jersey US July 20, 1988
Robyn Hitchcock McCabe's Santa Monica California US July 29, 1988
Robyn Hitchcock McCabe's Santa Monica California US July 30, 1988
Robyn Hitchcock & the Egyptians Louisville Gardens Louisville Kentucky US March 01, 1989
Robyn Hitchcock & the Egyptians Rosemont Horizon Chicago Illinois US March 06, 1989
Robyn Hitchcock & the Egyptians Oakland Coliseum Oakland California US March 14, 1989
Robyn Hitchcock & the Egyptians Diamond Club Toronto Ontario Canada June 22, 1989
Robyn Hitchcock 40 Watt Club Athens Georgia US May 04, 1990
Robyn Hitchcock Jake's Bloomington Indiana US October 19, 1990
Robyn Hitchcock 9:30 Club Washington DC US July 24, 1988
Robyn Hitchcock Constitution Hall Washington DC US July 21, 1988
Robyn Hitchcock & the Egyptians 9:30 Club Washington DC US November 13, 1986
Robyn Hitchcock & the Egyptians I-Beam San Francisco California US March 17, 1986
Robyn Hitchcock & the Egyptians Hultsfred Festival Hultsfred Sweden November 08, 1989
Robyn Hitchcock & the Egyptians [unknown venue] (Brighton, England UK) Brighton England UK October 03, 1986
Robyn Hitchcock 40 Watt Club Athens Georgia US April 05, 1990
Robyn Hitchcock Blind Pig Ann Arbor Michigan US May 19, 1990
Robyn Hitchcock & the Egyptians Ronnie Scott's London England UK February 02, 1986
Robyn Hitchcock & the Egyptians Starry Night Portland Oregon US March 21, 1986
Robyn Hitchcock & the Egyptians Paradise Centre Reading England UK June 02, 1986
Robyn Hitchcock & the Egyptians Frank Erwin Center Austin Texas US March 21, 1989
Robyn Hitchcock & the Egyptians St. Andrew's Hall Detroit Michigan US June 28, 1989
Robyn Hitchcock & the Egyptians Paradise Rock Club Boston Massachusetts US November 02, 1986
Robyn Hitchcock Bottleneck Lawrence Kansas US July 21, 1990
Robyn Hitchcock The Dynamic Earth Edinburgh Scotland UK August 27, 2000
Robyn Hitchcock The Attic Edinburgh Scotland UK August 26, 2000
Robyn Hitchcock Open Mind Music San Francisco California US July 27, 1999
Robyn Hitchcock Bottom Line New York New York US April 12, 2002
Robyn Hitchcock Assembly Rooms Edinburgh Scotland UK August 03, 2001
Robyn Hitchcock Tin Angel Philadelphia Pennsylvania US March 25, 1995
Robyn Hitchcock Yarmouth Station Isle of Wight England UK August 26, 1995
Robyn Hitchcock Flood Zone Richmond Virginia US April 24, 1990
Robyn Hitchcock & the Egyptians The Ritz New York New York US November 01, 1986
Robyn Hitchcock Southpaw New York New York US November 13, 2004
Robyn Hitchcock Arts Center Norwich England UK December 09, 2004
Robyn Hitchcock & the Egyptians First Avenue Minneapolis Minnesota US November 23, 1986
Robyn Hitchcock Great American Music Hall San Francisco California US March 03, 2005
Robyn Hitchcock & the Egyptians Foellinger Auditorium Champaign-Urbana Illinois US April 08, 1988
Robyn Hitchcock Largo Los Angeles California US July 09, 2005
Robyn Hitchcock Knitting Factory New York New York US March 13, 1997
Robyn Hitchcock & the Egyptians Grove Arts Centre Dorchester England UK February 19, 1988
Robyn Hitchcock Club Dada Dallas Texas US May 16, 1990
Robyn Hitchcock & the Egyptians Bumbershoot Festival Seattle Washington US September 05, 1988
Robyn Hitchcock & the Egyptians Zentrum Zoo Tubingen Germany April 13, 1986
Robyn Hitchcock & the Egyptians I-Beam San Francisco California US November 17, 1986
Robyn Hitchcock Robyn and Emma's house London England UK November 15, 2020
Boothby Graffoe Songs and Stories Robyn and Emma's house London England UK November 26, 2020
Robyn Hitchcock Monarch Tavern Toronto Ontario Canada June 24, 2019
Robyn Hitchcock & Emma Swift Robyn & Emma's house Nashville Tennessee US April 17, 2020
Robyn Hitchcock & Emma Swift Robyn & Emma's house Nashville Tennessee US May 27, 2020
Robyn Hitchcock & Emma Swift Robyn & Emma's house Nashville Tennessee US May 29, 2020
Robyn Hitchcock Hạ Long Bay Hạ Long Vietnam December 03, 2018
Robyn Hitchcock The Drake Hotel Toronto Ontario Canada September 04, 2013
Robyn Hitchcock Band on the Wall Manchester England UK November 12, 2013
Robyn Hitchcock The Drake Hotel Toronto Ontario Canada September 11, 2014
Robyn Hitchcock Club Cafe Pittsburgh Pennsylvania US November 16, 2014
Robyn Hitchcock Dakota Jazz Club & Resturant Minneapolis Minnesota US November 21, 2014
Robyn Hitchcock Workplay Theater Birmingham Alabama US February 12, 2015
Robyn Hitchcock The Southgate House Revival-Sanctuary Newport Kentucky US September 23, 2015
Robyn Hitchcock Zambezi River Victoria Falls Zimbabwe February 16, 2016
Robyn Hitchcock & Eugene Mirman Black Cat Washington DC US April 22, 2016
Robyn Hitchcock Fremont Abbey Arts Center Seattle Washington US October 05, 2016
Robyn Hitchcock Philharmonic Hall Liverpool England UK October 22, 2016
Robyn Hitchcock The State Room Salt Lake City Utah US March 29, 2019
Robyn Hitchcock Dakota Minneapolis Minnesota US April 06, 2019
Robyn Hitchcock The Stone Church Brattleboro Vermont US April 16, 2019
Robyn Hitchcock The Wedgewood Rooms Southsea England UK May 01, 2019
Robyn Hitchcock & Emma Swift Robyn and Emma's house London England UK March 19, 2021
Robyn Hitchcock & the Egyptians [unknown venue] Norwich England UK June 06, 1986
Robyn Hitchcock & Emma Swift Robyn and Emma's house London England UK April 30, 2021
Robyn Hitchcock Starline Social Club Oakland California US May 16, 2019
Robyn Hitchcock & Emma Swift Robyn and Emma's house London England UK March 17, 2021
Robyn Hitchcock & the Egyptians Moore Theater Seattle Washington US March 22, 1986
Robyn Hitchcock Harbor Town Amphitheater Memphis Tennessee US May 28, 2017
Robyn Hitchcock & Emma Swift The Crypt Studio London England UK May 26, 2021
Robyn Hitchcock The ArtsCenter Carrboro North Carolina US May 14, 2017
Robyn Hitchcock Rams Head on Stage Annapolis Maryland US May 13, 2017
Robyn Hitchcock & the Egyptians Inglewood Forum Los Angeles California US March 15, 1989
Robyn Hitchcock & Morris Windsor Robyn and Emma's house London England UK June 11, 2021
Robyn Hitchcock & Eugene Mirman The Grey Eagle Asheville North Carolina US April 16, 2016
Robyn Hitchcock & the Egyptians St. Andrew's Hall Detroit Michigan US April 07, 1988
Robyn Hitchcock Band on the Wall Manchester England UK June 02, 2015
Robyn Hitchcock SPACE Evanston Illinois US February 22, 2015
Robyn Hitchcock Duck Room at Blueberry Hill St. Louis Missouri US February 19, 2015
Robyn Hitchcock Bottom Line New York New York US October 31, 2003
Robyn Hitchcock & the Egyptians Chestnut Cabaret Philadelphia Pennsylvania US April 04, 1988
Robyn Hitchcock & the Egyptians The Coach House San Juan Capistrano California US September 10, 1988
Robyn Hitchcock Robyn and Emma's house London England UK September 12, 2021
Robyn Hitchcock OzenBar Tel Aviv Israel September 09, 2011
Robyn Hitchcock More Music Morecombe England UK September 25, 2021

Lyrics

We're overheating in a small town world
We're overeating in a small town world
I hear the sound of several different crimes
The distant eel and the silver chimes
Lieutenant Hodges often said to me
"I see a shoal of them far out to sea"

A distant cormorant above the grey
It wheels in dots and then it falls away
A feather biro in a knotted clump
Performs a vixen with a feline hump
I wanna hold you in a solar globe
The way your body is beneath a robe

Bass, bass

The juicy flounder and the tender chub
Will swim around you when you leave the pub
Their mouths are open and they will not shut
Unless you kiss them all behind the hut
But don't go messing with a guy like Reg
He'll leave you gurgling behind the hedge

Bass, I'm talking about bass
Let me tell you about bass
You wanna ooze with a bass

The looming mullet and the wily bream
Are at the window with a quiet scream
The feisty barbel and the gruesome tench
Are decomposing on a yellow bench
There's something fluttering upon the sand
And all I wanna do is hold your hand

Bass, talking about a bass
Let me tell you about a bass
I wanna function with a bass

Because
He'd never make love to a loaf of bread
Unless of course he found one in his bed
Now frogs are reproducing on your back
And bubbles keep emerging from a crack
It's not a cormorant it's not a shag
It's only something in a plastic bag

<alternates>
Are decomposing on a wooden/broken/empty bench  26a
I wanna fuck you with a bass                   31a
So don't go cycling around the town            31.1a
He'll interfere with you and hang around       31.2a
I know it's nasty what the papers said         31.3a
But information happens to be read             31.4a
Now things go in and out of him like eels      31.5a
A bass responds to you the way he feels        31.6