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When The Lights Go Down
  Recorded circa 1991 & released as 5th track on album The Vault... Old Friends 4 Sale (August 24, 1999). Written by Prince. Click to open printable lyrics.
 
Bass

Another Friday night, another tired line
"Baby, U sho' look good - hey baby, what's ur sign?"
How many ask 4 ur number b4 they even know ur name?
How many out there tired of playin' that silly ol' worn out game?

Hey, when the lights go down & it's just U 2
That's when U & ur lover, yeah
Do what U'r supposed 2 do
That's when U feel the heat
Hotter than July
That's when U & ur baby, baby, yeah
When ur baby get it right
That's when ur baby get it right

How can U tell him no when he loves U so?
Buy U anything, anything U want
His eyes all aglow
He'll know U'r good 2 go
Dinner N the finest restaurant, yeah
Girl, U better know
Reelin' until he do it couple times N a row
It's justa the same, it's justa game
Go back 2 do whatever, sleep outside ur door

When the lights go down, yeah, & there's just U 2
That's when U hear the sounds of what true lovers do, yeah
& when U feel the heat, y'all
Hotter than July
That's when U & ur baby, when U & ur baby get it right
Yeah, that's when ur baby get it right now
That's when ur baby get it right

That's when ur baby get it right
That's when ur baby play with it right
Baby get it right


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