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Friend, Lover, Sister, Mother/Wife
Recorded early 1996 and released as the 12th track (disc 2) on album Emancipation (November 19, 1996). Written by Prince.

 
If I ever held a hand
It was only because I'd never held ur hand
That was part of the plan
I had 2 get it right if I was 2 b ur man
And if I ever kissed ur lips
I needed time 2 cross the others off my list
A higher high 2 the trip
I wanted U 2 go, that was my wish, yes it was

Ooh my friend, lover, sister, mother, wife
Air, food, water, love of my life
Ooh

If I ever shared a bed
It was only cuz I wanted 2 live up 2 what the people said
Oh yes (What they say, what they say?)
Now I'm livin' instead (Ooh)
Everyday just 2 say U're the only 1 who's n my head (The only 1)
Oh yes U r
And if I ever made U cry (Ooh)
All I have 2 do is think about it and I just wanna die
I just wanna break down and die...
How I would ever make it by (I don't know) without U, baby?
I don't know, I hope I never have 2 try, yeah (Please don't ever leave me)

Oh, listen 2 me (Ooh my...)
Friend, lover, sister, mother, wife
My sweet, sweet friend, lover, sister, mother, wife (Ooh)
Air, food, water, love of my life
Ooh my...
Ooh...

The eyes of my child I see every time U look at me
I see a sweet baby smile like a light that shines 4 all 2 see
If I ever held a hand
Oh, 'twas only cuz I'd never held urs
That was part of, part of the plan (Ooh)
I had 2 get it right if I was 2 b ur man because... (Ooh my...)

My friend, lover, sister, mother, wife
Ooh, friend, lover, sister, mother, wife
My... air, ooh my food, my water, love of my life
I love U
Ooh (Everlastin' life)

Teacher, healer, feeler, sight 4 sore eyes
I can look n2 ur eyes, they're so pretty
Oh yes U r, baby (Ooh my...)
Don't U know U're my friend, my lover, my sister, ...
Love of my life!? (Mother, wife)
Yeah baby, yes U r

Oh my friend (Te amo) (Hug me)
Lover (Te amo) (Hug me)
Sister (Te amo) (Hug me, baby)
Mother, wife (U r my life)
I'll stay with U 4ever
Ooh, till death do us part, baby (Yes sir!) (Ooh my...)
Air, food, water, love of my life (Te amo...) (Love!)
U r the only, only love of my life
My friend, lover, sister, mother, wife


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