"I Would Die 4 U" as written by and Prince Rogers Nelson....
I'm not a woman
I'm not a man
I am something that you'll never understand

I'll never beat you
I'll never lie
And if you're evil I'll forgive you by and by

'Cause you, I would die for you, yeah
Darling if you want me to
You, I would die for you

I'm not your lover
I'm not your friend
I am something that you'll never comprehend

No need to worry
No need to cry
I'm your messiah and you're the reason why

'Cause you, I would die for you, yeah
Darling if you want me to
You, I would die for you

You're just a sinner I am told
Be your fire when you're cold
Make you happy when you're sad
Make you good when you are bad

I'm not a human
I am a dove
I'm your conscious
I am love
All I really need is to know that
You believe

Yeah, I would die for you, yeah
Darling if you want me to
You, I would die for you

Yeah, say one more time

You, I would die for you
Darling if you want me to
You, I would die for you
Two, three, four you

I would die for you
I would die for you
You, I would die for you
You, I would die for you


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"I Would Die 4 U" as written by Prince Rogers Nelson

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    General CommentI used to think it was just about someone declaring his (or her) love to a lover. After actually reading the lyrics, I realized it is about Jesus. I read up on Prince and found out that he is quite spiritual.
    chubon May 28, 2004   Link
  • +1
    General Commenti agree tis about jesus and that he is everything. not that im religious though
    kitkat0209on December 01, 2004   Link
  • +1
    General CommentYes, Prince is spiritual, always was. A lot of his songs have strong spiritual overtones (i.e. Seven).

    Now he is a Jehovah's Witness, but he wasn't when this song came out.

    I agree that this song is about Jesus, and it is powerful because EVERYONE thinks it is a typical song about couple love. But right away you know it's not, "I'm not a woman, I'm not a man".
    DameAutouron February 20, 2005   Link
  • 0
    General CommentUnforgetable song from the legendary Purple Rain album
    cervanteon March 19, 2003   Link
  • 0
    General CommentPrince is spiritual? Wow that just blows my mind. I don't believe it. Sex is his religion it seems, plain and simple.
    stoolhardyon December 09, 2004   Link
  • 0
    General CommentI wondered if I was the only one who caught that.
    ASigIAm213on July 04, 2006   Link
  • 0
    General CommentYes! Exactly! Listened to it for a long time and then it just HIT me all of a sudden! It's All About Jesus. Color me shocked. An album that is kind of dedicated to romantic, physical love gives us something transcendent and spiritual. And yet, is it REALLY that surprising? When it's love and it's GOOD, it can get pretty close to the divine,no?
    jkadokinon October 30, 2006   Link
  • 0
    General CommentPrince is so unbearably talented it would be most shocking if he weren't in close contact with God.
    goodmorningmisterbenon December 18, 2006   Link
  • 0
    General CommentI like all of the comments are about the fact that people just recently found out that Prince is spirituel. Yeah, supposedly he's taking a break from hollywood and music to read the Bible. I'm not religious but; good for him!
    RebeccaDanceon June 23, 2007   Link
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    General Commentalright dudes,something all af you missed,and why you missed it is funny,not in an insulting way but in an under your nose way!an exciting way,the kingdom of heaven is inside you!!!think about it,prince is singing to himself,i am conscience i am love!the ego would die for the soul!of course it would,i would implore you,think about a songwriter who does he or she know trully!thats right themselves!read the song from princes point of view!i mean from the first person singular!its so obvious
    oilyon July 08, 2007   Link

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