Who Sang I Wish It Would Rain? Aretha Franklin

Aretha Franklin Get It Right cover art

Some other versions of "I Wish It Would Rain"
publisher: ©Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC
writers: Barrett Strong, Norman Whitfield, Norman J. Whitfield, Rodger Penzabene, Rodger Sr. Penzabene
release date: 1983
genres: Electronic Funk / Soul
styles: Disco/Synth-pop/Soul
length: 4:40
Sunshine blue skies please go away
The girl has found another and gone away.
With her went my future my life is filled with gloom
So day after day I stay locked up in my room.
I know to you, it might sound strange but I wish it would rain,

'Cause so badly I wanna go outside
But everyone knows that a man ain't supposed to cry
Listen, I gotta cry 'cause crying eases the pain,
Oh yeah, people this hurt I feel inside.
Words could never explain, I just wish it would rain.

Day in day out my tear-stained face
Pressed against the window pain,
My eyes search the skies desperately for rain,
Cause rain-drops will hide my tear -drops
And no one will ever know that I'm crying,
Crying when I go outside.
To the world outside my tears,
I refuse to explain, oh I wish it would rain,
Let it rain, let it rain.
I need rain to disguise the tears in my eyes.
Oh, let it rain.
I'm a man and I got my pride
Til' it rains I'm gonna stay inside and let it rain.

12" Vinyl 1
  • 1 Get It Right
  • 2 Pretender
  • 3 Every Girl (Wants My Guy)
  • 4 When You Love Me Like That
  • 5 I Wish It Would Rain
  • 6 Better Friends Than Lovers
  • 7 I Got Your Love
  • 8 Giving In

  • Album Information
    label: Arista
    country(area): United States
    format: 12" Vinyl
    barcode: 078221801911
    script: Latin