PURPLE RAIN

Original Prince And The Revolution version


I never meant to cause you any sorrow
I never meant to cause you any pain
I only wanted to one time to see you laughing
I only want to see you laughing in the purple rain

Purple rain, purple rain
Purple rain, purple rain
Purple rain, purple rain
I only want to see you bathing in the purple rain

I never wanted to be your, your weekend lover
I only wanted to be some kind of friend, hey
Baby I could never steal you from another
It's such a shame our friendship had to end

Purple rain, purple rain
Purple rain, purple rain
Purple rain, purple rain
I only want to see you underneath the purple rain

Honey I know, I know, I know times are changing
It's time we all reach out for something new, that means you too
You say you want a leader, but you can't seem to make up your mind
I think you better close it and let me guide you to the purple rain

Purple rain, purple rain, hey-hey-yeah
Purple rain, purple rain, whoa!
If you know what I'm singing about up here, come on raise your hand
Purple rain, purple rain
I only want to see you, only want to see you in the purple rain

Hey hey hey-hey-yeah
Hey hey hey-hey-yeah
Hey hey hey-hey-yeah

Hey hey hey-hey-yeah
Hey hey hey-hey-yeah
Hey hey hey-hey-yeah

Hey hey hey-hey-yeah
Hey hey hey-hey-yeah
Hey hey woo-woo-woo

Hoo hoo hoo-hoo-hoo


Info

PURPLE RAIN is a song written by Prince and released on Prince And The Revolution's 1984 album Purple Rain. The above lyrics are for the original Prince And The Revolution version of PURPLE RAIN as released in 1984.

Prince And The Revolution -- Purple Rain
Prince And The Revolution -- Purple Rain

LP - Warner Bros. Records ‎(25110-1) - USA, 1984

The album was released on 25 Jun 1984.

Bruce Springsteen's Version

Bruce Springsteen performed Prince And The Revolution's PURPLE RAIN live once during in 2016 shortly after Prince's death. See the live 23 Apr 2016 version for more details.

Available Versions

List of available versions of PURPLE RAIN on this website:

PURPLE RAIN [Live 23 Apr 2016 version]
PURPLE RAIN [Original Prince And The Revolution version]

Page last updated: 24 Apr 2016