"Rain King" is a single by the rock band Counting Crows. It was released as the band's fourth single (and third single of their debut album). The title is a reference to Saul Bellow'sHenderson the Rain King. The song is featured in season 2 of the sitcom "Scrubs," in the episode titled "My First Step." It is also featured in season 1 episode 9 of One Tree Hill in which Brooke and Lucas have their first date.