Robyn Hitchcock Song Catalogue

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Author: Robyn Hitchcock

Released on 5 records:

Underwater Moonlight. . . And How It Got There, 2001  (Vinyl LP)  Matador DNA 500
Underwater Moonlight. . . And How It Got There, 2001  (CD)  Matador DNA 500
Underwater Moonlight, 1992  (CD)  Rykodisc RCD 20232
Underwater Moonlight, 1990  (CD)  Glass Fish Records MOIST 1 CD
Two Halves for the Price of One, 1981  (Vinyl 12")  Armageddon Records BYE 1


Black snake diamond role
Twist away across the floor
Trails away like mercury
Have you ever seen her?
Been right in between her?

She's a goddess
You're paid double
Just to be a candlestick
Black snake diamond rock
Cut in half and watch it shine
Diddle me with confidence
I hear seen her squeeze her bulb
Singing like a windowpane
The mirror's glass a broken face?


She's not young and she's not old
She's a woman every time
Got a penthouse full of dwarfs
Lord, I wish that she was mine
Well, maybe she is

Rock around the fire escape
Boogy with a question mark
Dancin' with a rubber snake
Goin' down to Milton Keynes
Lookin' for my destiny
Feelin' young and dignified
In a velvet glitter me


Black snake diamond rock
Hungry fingers in a smock
Sucking on a croaker's top
Tulips blossom in a shop

Tulips from Amsterdam
Two lips from Amsterdam
Join together at the sides
Black snake diamond role
I'm gonna win my bride
Gonna be a burning ivy
Well, I hope it be alright
In our special spanner
You me, exquisite her
Tulips from Amsterdam
Tulips from Amsterdam
Two lips

Black snake diamond role

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Known to have been played live at 4 gigs:

The Soft Boys:
Hope & Anchor (Islington, England UK), 3/28/1980 (Concert)
The Soft Boys: Africa Centre Brainlode Benefit (London, England UK), 5/22/1980 (Concert)
The Soft Boys: Great Northern (Cambridge, England UK), 1/19/1982 (Concert)
Robyn Hitchcock & the Egyptians: Stereodrome (Bologna, Italy), 2/12/1987 (Concert)

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