Hippopotamus

Album: Hippopotamus (2017)
  • There's a hippopotamus, a hippopotamus, a hippopotamus in my pool
    A hippopotamus
    A hippopotamus
    A hippopotamus in my pool
    How did it get there? How did it get there? How did it get there?
    I don't know
    How did it get there? How did it get there? How did it get there?
    I don't know

    There's a book by anonymous
    A book by anonymous
    A book by anonymous in my pool
    There's a book by anonymous
    A book by anonymous
    And a hippopotamus in my pool

    No, I've not read it
    No, I've not read it
    When it dries out I'll have a go
    How did it get there?
    How did it get there?
    How did it get there?
    I don't know

    Someone must've been fooling around
    Someone must've been acting the clown
    Someone must've been taking the piss
    Taking the piss and acting like this

    There's a painting by Hieronymus
    Bosch, by Hieronymus
    Bosch, by Hieronymus in my pool
    There's a painting by Hieronymus
    Bosch, by Hieronymus
    Bosch, by Hieronymus in my pool

    How did it get there?
    How did it get there?
    How did it get there?
    Sure beats me
    Must be a late work, must be a late work, one of his late works
    Obviously!

    There's a Volkswagen microbus, a Volkswagen microbus, a Volkswagen microbus in my pool
    A '58 microbus, a '58 microbus, a '58 microbus in my pool

    A hippie is driving, a hippie is driving, a trippy old hippie poor, poor guy
    A hippie is driving, a hippie is driving, I throw him a towel
    Here, go get dry

    Someone must've been acting real cute
    Someone wearing a slippery suit
    Someone must've come over the lap
    Throw in a hippo and then a giraffe

    There is Titus Andronicus, Titus Andronicus, Titus Andronicus in my pool
    There is Titus Andronicus, Titus Andronicus wearing a snorkel in my pool

    Now he's gone under, now he's gone under, now he's gone under
    Worry not
    Excellent swimmer, excellent swimmer, looking much trimmer
    Than I thought

    There's a woman with an abacus, a woman with an abacus, a woman with an abacus
    She looks Chinese
    There's a woman with an abacus, a woman with an abacus, a woman with an abacus
    She looks Chinese

    Not that I'm prejudiced
    Not that I'm prejudiced
    Not that I'm prejudiced, no, not me
    Not that I'm prejudiced
    Not that I'm prejudiced
    Not that I'm prejudiced
    That's not me

    Thrown in a hippo, a little Dutch art
    An actor performing a Shakespearean part
    Summary book and Germanic van
    Asian lady, isn't it grand?
    Yes, yes
    So grand Writer/s: Ron Mael, Russell Mael
    Publisher: BMG Rights Management
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

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