Cream

Album: Diamonds and Pearls (1991)
Charted: 15 1
  • This is it
    It's time for you to go to the wire
    You will hit
    'Cause you got the burnin' desire
    It's your time (Time)
    You got the horn so why don't you blow it
    You are fine (Fine)
    You're filthy cute and baby you know it

    Cream
    Get on top
    Cream
    You will cop
    Cream
    Don't you stop
    Cream
    Sh-boogie bop

    You're so good
    Baby there ain't nobody better (Ain't nobody better)
    So you should
    Never, ever go by the letter (Never ever)
    You're so cool (Cool)
    Everything you do is success
    Make the rules (Rules)
    Then break them all 'cause you are the best

    Yes you are

    Cream
    Get on top
    Cream
    You will cop
    Cream
    Don't you stop
    Cream
    Sh-boogie bop

    Look up in the air, it's your guitar

    Do your dance
    Why should you wait any longer?
    Take a chance
    It could only make you stronger
    It's your time (It's your time)
    You got the horn so why don't you blow it (Go on and blow it)
    You're so fine (you're so fine)
    You're filthy cute and baby you know it (you know it)

    Cream
    Get on top
    Cream
    You will cop
    Cream
    Don't you ever stop
    Cream
    Sh-boogie bop

    Cream
    Cream
    Cream
    Sh-boogie bop

    Cream
    Cream
    Right there
    Cream
    Don't you stop
    Cream
    Sh-boogie bop

    Sh-boogie

Comments: 5

  • Alexandra from 55109You must be super down under if you think that anything “destroyed” Prince’s career. I came here to tell you that you’re wrong. He was alive and well and putting on concerts and shows and collaborating and buying records until he died. Our entire city grieved, and we still celebrate him.
  • Melinda from AustraliaThis is a pretty dirty song. I think when we figured out the lyrics it shocked a lot of people. But then again he’d been shocking people a bit for a while. The overtly sexual behaviour of the chicks on stage. And Madonna started being extremely kinda sexual around this time too, with her filthy book, called Sex. On 1 hand this much more free attitude and images regarding sex in videos was a bit of a breakthrough. But it was also an era that had become to disapprove of sexploitation, of women...a post feminist era. So.. Prince’s chicks onstage in lingerie was looked down on abit. And a bit outdated and a bit wrong. And Madonna lost a lot of fans for her shift to sexualised stuff too. Further, Prince liked to completely design his own clothes. And the public just didn’t get it his fashion. He then went on to have a huge legal case against his record company. Which ultimately led him to do a stupid thing and insist that his name Prince was no longer to be allowed to be used In the media,(in the UK in particular) on his recordings , anything. He insisted on being referred to as a symbol he designed. Gettin the picture? So he couldn’t be actually talked about. Those who remember this happening probably recall as I do that this destroyed his career. It confused his fans. And I myself started to wonder if he was nuts. I know now the legal wrangle was over his creative control over his songs. Cream is one of my favourites. Cause it was brave and cheeky.
  • Don from B G, KyThe two main female dancers were called Diamond and Pearl. They are dancers Lori Elle and Robia LaMorte. They are in 4 Prince videos.
  • Dana from Monrovia, MdNo, this song was written about himself mostly. Prince said in an interview that he was looking in the mirror when he wrote this song.
  • Chris from San Bernardino, Ca"Cream" is pretty much a Prince-ly take on T-Rex's "Bang A Gong". Even the lyrics are similar in places. "Bang A Gong (Get It On)" had the lyric "You're dirty sweet and you're my girl", while 'Cream' had the lyric "You're filthy cute and baby, you know it". It's also rumored that Prince isn't singing about a woman, but about himself, especially in the lyrics "Ure so cool/Everything u do is success/Make the rules/Then break them all cuz u are the best" (Prince was well known for "breaking the rules' of the pop game at the time).
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