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The Soft Boys: A Can of Bees and Underwater Moonlight (both Yep Roc/Southbound)

The Soft Boys: A Can of Bees and Underwater Moonlight (both Yep Roc/Southbound)

When Robyn Hitchcock sang "I wanna destroy you" on the band's second album -- to a power pop riff that wouldn't have disgraced a Cheap Trick album -- you knew he didn't mean he'd be coming with a gun or a bomb, Hitchcock was out to kill with criticism, wit and satire. After all here's a man who launched his band with the first...

The Soft Boys: That's Where Your Heartaches Begin (1978)

The Soft Boys: That's Where Your Heartaches Begin (1978)

How about these for song titles? It's Not Just the Size of a Walnut; Wading Through a Ventilator; Have a Heart Betty, I'm Not Fireproof; I Want to Be an Anglepoise Lamp; Sandra's Having Her Brain Out; The Yodelling Hoover . . . They all sound very Frank Zappa, but in fact came from the slightly strange mind of Robyn Hitchcock, the...

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