Tropical Flesh Mandala Albums Gigs Lyrics

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Author
Robyn Hitchcock

Albums

Title Artist Label Type Year
Globe of Frogs Robyn Hitchcock & The Egyptians A&M Records Authorized 1988
Stand Back, Dennis! Robyn Hitchcock & The Egyptians Unauthorized 1994
The Kershaw Sessions Robyn Hitchcock and The Egyptians Strange Roots Authorized 1994

Gigs

Billed As Venue City State Country Date
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 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 Chestnut Cabaret Philadelphia Pennsylvania US April 04, 1988
Robyn Hitchcock & the Egyptians Graffiti Club Pittsburgh Pennsylvania US April 05, 1988
Robyn Hitchcock & the Egyptians St. Andrew's Hall Detroit Michigan US April 07, 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 & the Egyptians Inkstick Shibura Factory Tokyo Japan September 16, 1988
Robyn Hitchcock ? (Atlanta, Georgia, US) Atlanta Georgia US February 03, 1988
Robyn Hitchcock & the Egyptians Lisner Auditorium George Washington University Washington DC US June 14, 1989
Robyn Hitchcock & the Egyptians The Fillmore San Francisco California US April 13, 1988
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 Beacon Theatre New York New York US April 17, 1988
Robyn Hitchcock BBC - Kershaw Session London England UK April 02, 1988
Robyn Hitchcock & the Egyptians Diamond Club Toronto Ontario Canada June 22, 1989
Robyn Hitchcock & the Egyptians Town and Country Club London England UK January 25, 1987
Robyn Hitchcock & the Egyptians BBC Radio 1 London England UK February 04, 1988
Robyn Hitchcock & the Egyptians Foellinger Auditorium Champaign-Urbana Illinois US April 08, 1988
Robyn Hitchcock & the Egyptians Bumbershoot Festival Seattle Washington US September 05, 1988
Robyn Hitchcock & the Egyptians Arco Arena Sacramento California US March 13, 1989
Robyn Hitchcock & the Egyptians Cabaret Metro Chicago Illinois US April 09, 1988

Lyrics

Lying out there on the beach
Was a pleasant growth
In the reach of me and you
In the reach of both

Tropical flesh mandala
Tropical flesh mandala

Floating in a moist exotic pool
Feeling so good-natured I could drool

So I took a photograph
So there'd be no doubt
When I got the pictures back
None of them came out

Tropical flesh mandala
Tropical flesh mandala

Underneath your ribcage and your skin
Honey, there's a new way to get in

It was covered in pink scales
Lots of tiny feathers
Valves that opened up and closed
Very tight together

Tropical flesh mandala
Tropical flesh mandala

On the night the creature came ashore
Someone told Joanna what they're for

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