Robyn Hitchcock Song Catalogue

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Author: Robyn Hitchcock

Released on 1 record:

A Star For Bram, 2000  (CD)  Editions PAF! PAF 1


Los Angeles police
They come in different flavors
And history refuses
To do them any favors

The insects point towards you
With numbers on their collars
I'm dancing with a sandwich
That cost eleven dollars

That's Nietzche's way of telling you
That's Nietzche's way of setting you down

You were in love with Caesar
But Caesar in a body bag
It could have been a grow bag
If he'd been a tomato

That's Nietzsche's way of tempting you
That's Nietzsche's way of setting you down

I don't like that word "absolute"
You see that loathsome superman
He flexes by your sundial
My physique was inadequate
So I became a dreamer

It's the privilege of youth and beauty
To hate themselves
It's the privilege of youth and beauty
To fade

If something doesn't kill you
It's gotta make you stronger
And as you haven't killed me
You must have made me stronger

It's the privilege of youth and beauty
To corrupt themselves
It's the privilege of youth and beauty
To decay

Los Angeles police
They come in different flavors
And history refuses
To do them any favors

That's Nietzsche's way of telling you
That's Nietzsche's way of setting you down
Of setting you down

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Known to have been played live at 19 gigs:

Robyn Hitchcock:
Largo (West Hollywood, California US), 11/15/1997 (Concert)
Robyn Hitchcock: The Ram's Head (Annapolis, Maryland US), 6/13/1998 (Concert)
Robyn Hitchcock: Largo (West Hollywood, California US), 6/20/1998 with Jon Brion (Concert)
Robyn Hitchcock: Mercury Lounge (New York, New York US), 11/20/1998 with Deni Bonet and Terry Edwards (Concert)
Robyn Hitchcock: Estragon (Bologna, Italy), 2/10/1999 (Concert)
Robyn Hitchcock: "Morning Becomes Eclectic" (Santa Monica, California US), 7/31/1999 (Radio)
Robyn Hitchcock's ROCK ARMADA: Crocodile Café (Seattle, Washington US), 11/16/1999 (Concert)
Robyn Hitchcock's ROCK ARMADA: The Troubadour (Los Angeles, California US), 11/20/1999 (Concert)
Robyn Hitchcock: Largo (West Hollywood, California US), 2/26/2000 with Jon Brion and Friends (Concert)
Robyn Hitchcock: Largo (West Hollywood, California US), 2/26/2000 with Jon Brion and Friends (Concert)
Robyn Hitchcock: KCRW (Santa Monica, California US), 3/19/2000 (Radio)
Grant Lee Hitchcock: The Middle East (Cambridge, Massachusetts US), 10/22/2000 Grant Lee Phillips and Robyn Hitchcock (Concert)
Robyn Hitchcock: Rex Theatre (Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania US), 11/9/2004 (Concert)
Robyn Hitchcock: Largo (West Hollywood, California US), 3/9/2005 (Concert)
Robyn Hitchcock: Maxwell's (Hoboken, New Jersey US), 3/26/2005 (Concert) electric
Robyn Hitchcock: The Hideout (Chicago, Illinois US), 4/2/2005 (Concert)
Robyn Hitchcock: Lions Lair (Denver, Colorado US), 4/5/2005 (Concert)
Robyn Hitchcock: Crystal Ballroom (Portland, Oregon US), 9/8/2005 Peter Buck, Scott McCaughey, Bill Rieflin (Concert) solo
Robyn Hitchcock with Minus 5: Key Club (Los Angeles, California US), 2/25/2006 and Grant Lee Phillips (Concert) solo acoustic

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