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Robyn Hitchcock and the Egyptians


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NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Robyn Hitchcock
3-Mar-1953   The Soft Boys


fegMANIA! (1985, Midnight Music (UK), Slash (US))
1Egyptian Cream
2Another Bubble
3I'm Only You
4My Wife & My Dead Wife
5Goodnight I Say
6The Man With The Lightbulb Head
7Insect Mother
8Strawberry Mind
10The Fly

Released the same year by the Plane label in Germany with I'm Only You replaced by The Bells Of Rhymney (a cover of a song by Pete Seeger). The 1986 Midnight Music CD issue included both I'm Only You and Rhymney, plus Dwarfbeat and Somebody. The 1995 Rhino CD re-release (Sequel in the UK) featured all of the above and added Egyptian Cream (demo), Heaven (live), Insect Mother (demo), Egyptian Cream (live), and The Pit Of Souls (Parts I-IV).

Gotta Let This Hen Out! (live) (1985, Midnight Music (UK), Relativity (US))
1Sometimes I Wish I Was A Pretty Girl
2Kingdom Of Love
3Acid Bird
4The Cars She Used To Drive
5My Wife And My Dead Wife
6Brenda's Iron Sledge
7Leppo And The Jooves
10Listening To The Higsons
11The Face Of Death

The 1986 Midnight Music CD reissue added the tracks The Fly, Only The Stones Remain, and Egyptian Cream. The 1995 Rhino CD reissue (Sequel in the UK) contained an identical track lisitng.

Element Of Light (1986, Glass Fish (UK), Relativity (US))
1If You Were A Priest
3Somewhere Apart
4Ted, Woody and Junior
5The President
6Raymond Chandler Evening
9Never Stop Bleeding
10Lady Waters & The Hooded One

The Glass Fish CD version also included the tracks The Black Crow Knows, The Crawling, The Leopard and Tell Me About Your Drugs. The 1995 Rhino (Sequel in the UK) CD reissue additionally included The Can Opener, Raymond Chandler Evening (demo), The President (demo), If You Were A Priest (demo), Airscape (demo), and The Leopard (demo).

Globe Of Frogs (1988, A&M Records)
1Tropical Flesh Mandala
3Balloon Man
4Luminous Rose
5Sleeping With Your Devil Mask
7Chinese Bones
8A Globe Of Frogs
9The Shapes Between Us Turn Into Animals
10Flesh Number One (Beatle Dennis)

Queen Elvis (1989, A&M Records)
1Madonna Of The Wasps
2The Devils Coachman
3Wax Doll
6One Long Pair Of Eyes
7Veins Of The Queen
9Autumn Sea

Th CD version also included the tracks Veins Of The Queen (royal mix) and Freeze (shatter mix).

Perspex Island (1991, A&M Records)
2So You Think You're In Love
3Birds In Perspex
4Ultra Unbelievable Love
5Vegetation and Dimes
7Child Of The Universe
8She Doesn't Exist
10If You Go Away
11Earthly Paradise

Live Death (live) (1992, A&M Records)
1Clean Steve
2Glass Hotel
3My Wife and My Dead Wife
4Arms of Love
5When I Was Dead
6Withered and Died (Richard Thompson cover)
7A Day in the Life (The Beatles cover)

Promotional release.

Respect (1993, A&M Records)
1The Yip Song
2Arms of Love
3The Moon Inside
4Railway Shoes
5When I Was Dead
6The Wreck Of The Arthur Lee
7Driving Aloud (Radio Storm)
8Serpent At The Gates Of Wisdom
9Then You're Dust

The Kershaw Sessions (1994, Strange Roots)
1Brenda's Iron Sledge
2Veins Of The Queen
3Lady Waters And The Hooded One
4So You Think You're in Love
6Sleeping With Your Devil Mask
7Open The Door Homer (Bob Dylan cover)
852 Stations
9Birds In Perspex
10If You Were A Priest
11Acid Bird
12Arms Of Love
14Tropical Flesh Mandala
16Madonna Of The Wasps
17The Banana Boat Song (Harry Belafonte cover)
18Listening To The Higsons

Greatest Hits (1996, A&M Records)
1Balloon Man
3Flesh Number One (Beatle Dennis)
4A Globe of Frogs (electric version)
5Legalized Murder
6Intro to "Eyes"
7One Long Pair Of Eyes
8Madonna Of The Wasps
9Wax Doll
10More Than This (Roxy Music cover)
11Ruling Class
12So You Think You're In Love
15She Doesn't Exist
16Dark Green Energy
17Eight Miles High (:The Byrds cover)
18Driving Aloud (Radio Storm)
19The Yip Song
20Alright Yeah
21Bright Fresh Flower

Live At The Cambridge Folk Festival, 1992 (1998, Strange Fruit)
1So You Think You're In Love
2Driving Aloud
3Uncorrected Personality Traits
5Birds In Perspex
6Railway Shoes
7The Yip! Song
8Egyptian Cream
9Globe Of Frogs

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