(I Want to Be An) Anglepoise Lamp

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The Soft Boys were a pop band during the punk era led by Robyn Hitchcock, whose initially old fashioned music style of psychedelic/folk-rock became part of the neo-psychedelia scene with the release of Underwater Moonlight. The band formed in 1976 in Cambridge, England as Dennis and the Experts comprising Robyn Hitchcock (guitar), Rob Lamb - half brother of Charlie Gillett - (guitar), Andy Metcalfe (bass), and Morris Windsor (drums). Alan Davies replaced Lamb after only four gigs late in 1976, and Kimberley Rew replaced Davies. Matthew Seligman replaced Metcalfe in 1979. The band broke up in 1980 after Underwater Moonlight. They briefly re-formed for a UK tour in 1994 and then again in 2001 for the 20th anniversary of Underwater Moonlight and the release of a… more »


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1993
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Man, you're gonna be a woman someday, yeah
Man, you're gonna be a woman someday, now
Man, you're gonna be
Man, you're gonna be a woman someday, yeah

Girl, you wanna be a man and you will, yeah
Girl, you wanna be a man and you will, yeah
Girl, you wanna be
Girl, you wanna be a man and you will, yeah

In your overalls
Growing little wings

I've been sleeping while you've been squeaking around
Please don't tell me that you don't smell what you found

Ooh, ooh ooh
Ooh, ooh ooh
Ooh, ooh ooh

Mister, it's dizzy when you rip off your chops, yeah
Butcher, it's meaty when you chip off your roots, yeah
Ooh, lop it off
Ooh, chop it off with scissors or chutes, yeah

Watch your severed foot
Limping through the soot

I've been going where it's been growing alot
It's my business to know what is and what's not

Ooh, ooh ooh
Ooh, ooh ooh
Ooh, ooh ooh

Me, I wanna be an anglepoise lamp, yeah
Us, we wanna be some Anglepoise lamps, then
Us, we wanna be
Us, we wanna be some Anglepoise lamps, then

Anglepoise

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Written by: ROBYN HITCHCOCK

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