Robyn Hitchcock Song Catalogue

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Author: Robyn Hitchcock

Released on 8 records:

Element Of Light, 1995  (CD)  Sequel Records RSA CD 824
Element Of Light, 1995  (CD)  Rhino Records R2 71839
Give It To The Thoth Boys, 1993  (Cassette)  BL1
If You Were A Priest, 1987  (Vinyl 12")  Relativity Records 88561-8130-8
Element Of Light, 1986  (Vinyl LP)  Relativity Records 88561-8130-1
Element Of Light, 1986  (Vinyl LP)  Glass Fish Records MOIST 3
Element Of Light, 1986  (Cassette)  Relativity Records 88561-8130-4
Element Of Light, 1986  (CD)  Glass Fish Records MOIST 3 CD


Somewhere apart
Somewhere you must be dreamin'
Somewhere the world is screaming
Somewhere apart
A space between is not a final answer
I'll never ever be a dancer
So get me fish eggs and a violin

I'm gonna burn your bongos tonight
And let Graham have a chance
'Cause no one ever lets him dance
And all them see-through things are crawling
From the sea

Somewhere apart
A whistle summons up the lava
We must be somewhere East of Java
"O shed your bags, here comes a mule!"

The phantoms of the dispossessed
Wander through the wilderness
Crying out in mortal stress
Never ever come to rest
Somewhere apart
You know they're always
Somewhere apart

Somewhere apart
With flowers and a Geiger counter stumblin'
And for his distant keys he's fumblin'
Mule-headed man
Somewhere apar

No guitar tab entered.

Known to have been played live at 60 gigs:

Robyn Hitchcock & the Egyptians:
[unknown venue] (Brighton, England UK) (Brighton, England UK), 10/3/1986 (Concert)
Robyn Hitchcock & the Egyptians: The Ritz (New York, New York US), 11/1/1986 (Concert)
Robyn Hitchcock & the Egyptians: Paradise (Boston, Massachusetts US), 11/2/1986 (Concert)
Robyn Hitchcock & the Egyptians: Nectarine Ballroom (Ann Arbor, Michigan US), 11/10/1986 (Concert)
Robyn Hitchcock & the Egyptians: Stereodrome (Bologna, Italy), 2/11/1987 (Concert)
Robyn Hitchcock: Ronnie Scott's (London, England UK), 10/25/1987 (with…?) (Concert)
Robyn Hitchcock: Mean Fiddler (London, England UK), 12/5/1987 (with…?) (Concert)
Robyn Hitchcock & the Egyptians: Zap Club (Brighton, England UK), 2/16/1988 with Chris Cox on double bass (Concert)
Robyn Hitchcock: McCabe's (Santa Monica, California US), 7/29/1988 (Concert)
Robyn Hitchcock: McCabe's (Santa Monica, California US), 7/29/1988 (Concert)
Robyn Hitchcock: McCabe's (Santa Monica, California US), 7/30/1988 (Concert)
Robyn Hitchcock & the Egyptians: TT the Bear's (Cambridge, Massachusetts US), 6/18/1989 (Concert)
Robyn Hitchcock & the Egyptians: Yaki Da (Gothenburg, Sweden), 10/27/1989 (Concert)
Robyn Hitchcock & the Egyptians: Kulturbolaget (Malmo, Sweden), 10/28/1989 (Concert)
Robyn Hitchcock & the Egyptians: Hultsfred Festival (Hultsfred, Sweden), 11/8/1989 (Concert)
Robyn Hitchcock: Einstein a-Go-Go (Jacksonville Beach, Florida US), 5/6/1990 (Concert)
Robyn Hitchcock: Blind Pig (Ann Arbor, Michigan US), 5/19/1990 (Concert)
Robyn Hitchcock: St. Catherine's Hill (Winchester, England UK), 6/21/1990 and Morris Windsor (Concert)
Robyn Hitchcock: Diamond Club (Toronto, Canada), 10/16/1990 (Concert)
Robyn Hitchcock: Jake's (Bloomington, Indiana US), 10/19/1990 (Concert)
Robyn Hitchcock: Maxwell's (Hoboken, New Jersey US), 10/26/1990 (Concert)
Robyn Hitchcock & the Egyptians: Maxwell's (Hoboken, New Jersey US), 12/30/1990 (Concert)
Robyn Hitchcock & the Egyptians: Max's on Broadway (Baltimore, Maryland US), 1/1/1991 (Concert)
Robyn Hitchcock & the Egyptians: Bogart's (Cincinnati, Ohio US), 4/21/1991 (Concert)
Robyn Hitchcock & the Egyptians: Town and Country Club (London, England UK), 11/1/1991 (Concert)
Robyn Hitchcock & the Egyptians: ULU (London, England UK), 1/17/1992 (Concert)
Robyn Hitchcock & the Egyptians: Variety Playhouse (Atlanta, Georgia US), 1/29/1992 (Concert)
Robyn Hitchcock & the Egyptians: El Mocambo (Toronto, Canada), 2/10/1992 (Concert)
Robyn Hitchcock & the Egyptians: Roseland Theatre (Portland, Oregon US), 2/23/1992 (Concert)
Robyn Hitchcock & the Egyptians: Slim's (San Francisco, California US), 2/26/1992 (Concert)
Robyn Hitchcock: The Point (Oxford, England UK), 11/17/2000 and friend (Concert)
Robyn Hitchcock: The Underworld (Camden, England UK), 11/18/2000 and friend(s) (Concert)
Robyn Hitchcock: Highbury Garage (London, England UK), 1/25/2002 (Concert)
Robyn Hitchcock: Bumbershoot Festival (Seattle, Washington US), 9/4/2004 Sean Nelson, Scott McCaughey (Concert) Robyn on piano
Robyn Hitchcock: Purcell Room/Royal Festival Hall (London, England UK), 10/9/2004 Morris Windsor (Concert)
Robyn Hitchcock: Cactus Café (Austin, Texas US), 10/30/2004 (Concert)
Robyn Hitchcock: Rex Theatre (Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania US), 11/9/2004 (Concert) piano
Robyn Hitchcock: Great American Music Hall (San Francisco, California US), 3/3/2005 (Concert) on piano
Robyn Hitchcock: Largo (West Hollywood, California US), 3/8/2005 (Concert)
Robyn Hitchcock: Duncan Hall (Lafayette, Illinois US), 4/3/2005 (Concert)
Robyn Hitchcock: NHK 505 Studio (Tokyo, Japan), 10/6/2005 (Radio)
Robyn Hitchcock & Minus 3: Rescue Rooms (Nottingham, England UK), 1/21/2006 (Concert)
Robyn Hitchcock & Minus 3: Junction (Cambridge, England UK), 1/22/2006 w/ Kimberley Rew (Concert)
Robyn Hitchcock & Minus 3: Komedia (Brighton, England UK), 1/23/2006 w/ Tim Keegan (Concert)
Robyn Hitchcock & Minus 3: Scala (London, England UK), 1/25/2006 (Concert)
Robyn Hitchcock & Minus 3: Fleece and Firkin (Bristol, England UK), 1/26/2006 w/ Morris Windsor (Concert)
Robyn Hitchcock & Minus 3: Phoenix (Exeter, England UK), 1/27/2006 (Concert)
Robyn Hitchcock & Minus 3: secret gig in unknown London location (London, England UK), 1/31/2006 w/ Morris Windsor, John Paul Jones, Paul Noble, Ruby Wright (Concert)
Robyn Hitchcock & Minus 3: BBC Radio 3 (London, England UK), 2/5/2006 (Radio)
Robyn Hitchcock with Minus 5: Belly Up Tavern (Solana Beach, California US), 2/23/2006 (Concert) w/ Minus 5
Robyn Hitchcock with Minus 5: Key Club (Los Angeles, California US), 2/25/2006 and Grant Lee Phillips (Concert)
Robyn Hitchcock with Minus 5: Slim's (San Francisco, California US), 2/27/2006 (Concert) electric w/ Minus 3
Robyn Hitchcock with Minus 5: Sam Bond's (Eugene, Oregon US), 3/2/2006 (Concert)
Robyn Hitchcock with Minus 5: Doug Fir Lounge (Portland, Oregon US), 3/3/2006 Sean Nelson (Concert)
Robyn Hitchcock with Minus 5: Crocodile Café (Seattle, Washington US), 3/4/2006 (Concert) w/ The Minus Five
Robyn Hitchcock & Minus 3: Loppen (Copenhagen, Denmark), 7/4/2006 (Concert)
Robyn Hitchcock & Venus 3: The Cornbury Oxford Music Festival (Charlbury, England UK), 7/9/2006 (Concert)
Robyn Hitchcock & Venus 3: FAB (Tokyo, Japan), 10/8/2006 w/ The Minus 5 & Morgan Fisher (Concert)
Robyn Hitchcock & Venus 3: The Gov (Adelaide, Australia), 10/14/2006 w/ The Minus 5 (Concert)
Robyn Hitchcock & Venus 3: The Clarendon (Katoomba, Australia), 10/19/2006 w/ The Minus 5 (Concert)

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