“Little Red Corvette” Lyrics by Prince

Little Red Corvette Lyrics by Prince

“Little Red Corvette” was a 1982 song by Prince, and was his first top ten hit. The song has a simple, repeating chord progression and melody. The lyrics are about a person who feels like the world is out to get them and that all the good things in life are meant for someone else. All of the lyrics are sung from the perspective of the car. The lyrics were originally recorded by Prince for his 1982 album “Dirty Mind”.

“Little Red Corvette” by Prince-Song Credentials

Song TitleLittle Red Corvette
Released1982
ArtistPrince
GenreR&B/Soul, Pop
LanguageEnglish
Album1999
Music LabelWarner Bros.

“Little Red Corvette” by Prince Lyrics

I guess I should’ve known
By the way you parked your car sideways
That it wouldn’t last
See, you’re the kinda person that believes in makin’ out once
Love ’em and leave ’em fast

I guess I must be dumb
‘Cause you had a pocket full of horses
Trojan and some of them used
But it was Saturday night, I guess that makes it all right
And you say, “What have I got to lose?”

And honey, I say
Little Red Corvette
Baby, you’re much too fast (Oh, oh)
Little Red Corvette
You need a love that’s gonna last

I guess I should’ve closed my eyes
When you drove me to the place where your horses run free
‘Cause I felt a little ill when I saw all the pictures
Of the jockeys that were there before me

Believe it or not, I started to worry
I wondered if I had enough class
But it was Saturday night, I guess that makes it all right
And you say: “Baby, have you got enough gas?”
Oh yeah

Little Red Corvette
Baby, you’re much too fast
Yes, you are
Little Red Corvette
You need to find a love that’s gonna last
Oh oh

Ooh ooh ooh

Ooh ooh ooh

A body like yours
Oughta be in jail
‘Cause it’s on the verge of bein’ obscene
Now, move over, baby
Gimme the keys
I’m gonna try to tame your little red love machine

Little Red Corvette
Baby, you’re much too fast
Little Red Corvette
Need to find a lover that’s gonna last

Little Red Corvette (Ooh)
Honey, you got to slow down
(Got to slow down)
Little Red Corvette

‘Cause if you don’t, you’re gonna run your little red corvette
Right in the ground
(Little Red Corvette)
Right down to the ground
(Honey, you got to slow down)

You, you, you got to slow down
(Little Red Corvette)
You’re movin’ much too fast, too fast
Need to find a love that’s gonna last

Oh ooh ooh ooh ooh
Girl, you got an ass like I never seen
And the ride
I say, the ride is so smooth
You must be a Limousine

Oh, baby, you’re much too fast
Little Red Corvette
You need a love
You need a love that’s, uh, that’s gonna last
(Little Red Corvette)

Babe, you got to slow down
(You got to slow down)
Little Red Corvette
‘Cause if you don’t, ’cause if you don’t

You’re gonna run your body right into the ground
(Right into the ground)
Right into the ground
(Right into the ground)
Right into the ground
(Right into the ground)
(Little Red Corvette, oh)
Ooh ooh ooh whoo
Ooh ooh ooh
Ooh ooh ooh
Ooh ooh ooh

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