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Black Snake Diamond Role


Download links and information about Black Snake Diamond Role by Robyn Hitchcock. This album was released in 1981 and it belongs to Rock, Folk Rock, Rock & Roll, Alternative, Songwriter/Lyricist, Psychedelic genres. It contains 18 tracks with total duration of 01:09:52 minutes.

Artist: Robyn Hitchcock
Release date: 1981
Genre: Rock, Folk Rock, Rock & Roll, Alternative, Songwriter/Lyricist, Psychedelic
Tracks: 18
Duration: 01:09:52
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No. Title Length
1. The Man Who Invented Himself 2:59
2. Brenda's Iron Sledge 2:56
3. Do Policemen Sing? 3:37
4. The Lizard 5:03
5. Meat 3:04
6. Acid Bird 4:42
7. I Watch the Cars 2:26
8. Out of the Picture 3:41
9. City of Shame 3:23
10. Love 4:45
11. All I Wanna Do Is Fall In Love 3:48
12. A Skull, a Suitcase & a Long Red Bottle of Wine 4:59
13. It Was the Night 3:36
14. I Watch the Cars No. 2 4:26
15. Give Me a Spanner Ralph 2:38
16. It's a Mystic Trip 2:58
17. Grooving On a Inner Plane 4:12
18. Happy the Golden Prince 6:39



After recording the definitive Soft Boys album in 1980, Underwater Moonlight, and watching it float into cult obscurity, singer Robyn Hitchcock opted to begin his long, winding solo career as a dark surrealist cloaked in mid-‘60s Beatles-Byrds-esque pop, accented with nervous twitches of ‘70s new wave aggression. Hitchcock’s very British accent and loopy word associations recall Pink Floyd’s Syd Barrett while his tunefulness often references John Lennon. Black Snake Diamond Role is Hitchcock’s 1981 solo debut and features members of the Soft Boys in muted backing among the invited guests. It’s a straight-forward pop album that features several of Hitchcock’s most inviting, accessible, and playful tunes: the career-defining “The Man Who Invented Himself,” the haunting and gentle “Acid Bird,” the straight-forward romantic plea of “Love,” the churning rock of “Meat,” the manic cheekiness of “Brenda’s Iron Sledge,” and the deliberately askew “Do Policeman Sing?”