Sometimes It Snows in April

Album: Parade (1986)
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  • Ah
    Ah
    Ah
    Oh, oh
    Do
    Um da da, ah
    Tracy died soon after a long fought civil war
    Just after I'd wiped away his last tear
    I guess he's better off than he was before
    A whole lot better off than the fools he left here
    I used to cry for Tracy 'cause he was my only friend
    Those kind of cars don't pass you every day
    I used to cry for Tracy 'cause I wanted to see him again
    But sometimes, sometimes life ain't always the way

    Sometimes it snows in April
    Sometimes I feel so bad, so bad
    Sometimes I wish life was never ending
    And all good things, they say, never last

    Springtime was always my favorite time of year
    A time for lovers holding hands in the rain
    Now springtime only reminds me of Tracy's tears
    Always cry for love, never cry for pain
    He used to say so strong, oh unafraid to die
    Unafraid of the death that left me hypnotized
    No, staring at his picture I realized
    No one could cry the way my Tracy cried

    Sometimes it snows in April
    Sometimes I feel so bad
    Sometimes, sometimes I wish that life was never ending
    And all good things, they say, never last

    I often dream of heaven and I know that Tracy's there
    I know that he has found another friend
    Maybe he's found the answer to all the April snow
    Maybe one day I'll see my Tracy again

    Sometimes it snows in April
    Sometimes I feel so bad, so bad
    Sometimes I wish that life was never ending
    But all good things, they say, never last

    All good things they say, never last
    And love, it isn't love until it's past Writer/s: Lisa Coleman, Prince Rogers Nelson, Wendy Melvoin
    Publisher: Universal Music Publishing Group
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

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  • Annabelle from Eugene, OrWhen I told my mom that this song referred to Christopher Tracy, she asked me, "Is that his real name?". When she asked me this, she was referring to Prince. I got so mad, and said (with commas for emphasis) "No it was Prince, Rogers, Nelson!". She thought I had hurt her feelings the way I said that, as I was a bit snippy snappy that day, but I'm sure Prince would have responded the same way if she asked him that to his face! She probably wishes I could have said that to her in a nicer way. I wonder how I could have responded.
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