What does Purple Rain mean?

Search Login

Prince: Purple Rain Meaning

Purple Rain Lyrics

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


Purple rain, purple rain, purple rain, purple rain, purple rain...

  1.  

    anonymous
    click a star to vote
    Nov 5th, 2013 11:44pm report


    IMO, this represents religion and depression at the time.



  2.  

    anonymous
    click a star to vote
    Oct 26th, 2011 10:03pm report


    I have this crush on a girl who I think is beautiful and interesting but she doesn't really know anything about me and I doubt that she will love me back if she did.

    Though, whats special to me about this song is that I know there's nothing I can do to get her love,so "I never wanted to be your[her] weekend lover"
    and instead "I only wanted to be some kind of friend" because that's pretty much the best I can do. I at least want to watch her enjoy herself in something magical like "purple rain."

    very relaxing and beautiful song.
    meaning is a bit simple, its break friendship/relationship song "It's such a shame our friendship had to end" expect that it's in an innocent way "I never meant to cause you any pain."



  3.  

    anonymous
    click a star to vote
    Jul 8th, 2011 7:12pm report


    I think this song was for people he cares about. I think the "purple rain" represents happiness, he wants the people he cares about to just be happy, he never ment to hurt them or cause them any sorrow he only wants them to be happy.



  4.  

    anonymous
    click a star to vote
    Apr 15th, 2011 4:03am report


    this song is the greatest love song of all time...i dont know why anybody didnt post something about this song... I am dazed and confused ;)




More Prince song meanings ยป


 


Submit Your Interpretation

[ want a different song? ]





Powered by sweet Captcha

Just Posted

Your Eyes Open deckerrekcer
Happily anonymous
What Hurts the Most anonymous
Video Games anonymous
I Have Friends in Holy Spaces anonymous
Reise, Reise anonymous
Ghost Yukiyulia
Soma anonymous
Airplanes anonymous
Hide in Fairytale anonymous
Secrets anonymous
Broken anonymous
You Should Be Dancing anonymous
Reflection JTLANG
Burn It Down Subhash

Get a weekly email update

(We won't give out your email)

Latest Releases

Cigarette Daydreams
Cage the Elephant
Drunk Americans
Toby Keith
You're Not Alone
Owl City
Everybody Hurts
Jasmine Thompson
All of Me
Jasmine Thompson
Say Something
Jasmine Thompson
I See Fire
Jasmine Thompson
Drop Your Guard
Jasmine Thompson