Soft and Wet

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"Soft and Wet"
U.S. 7" single
Single by Prince
from the album For You
B-side "So Blue"
Released June 7, 1978
Format 7"
Recorded October–December 1977
Genre Pop, funk
Length 3:01
Label Warner Bros.
Writer(s) Prince, Chris Moon
Producer(s) Prince
Prince singles chronology
"Soft and Wet"
(1978)
"Just as Long as We're Together"
(1978)

"Soft and Wet" is a song written by Prince. It was his first single, released in 1978 from his debut album, For You. The track is in the funk-disco vein, comprising drums, bass guitar and synthesizers.

The lyrics were co-written by Chris Moon, the producer/songwriter/engineer who discovered Prince in Minneapolis. The song peaked at number 92 (two weeks) on the US Hot 100 chart on November 25, 1978.

MC Hammer sampled from this song in his version called "She's Soft and Wet" from the album Please Hammer, Don't Hurt 'Em.

R&B singer N'Dambi covered the song for her 2005 album "A weird kind of wonderful" it appears on the japan-only issue of the said album.

Track listing[edit]

  • A. "Soft and Wet" – 3:01
  • B. "So Blue" – 4:26[1]

Charts[edit]

Chart (1978) Peak
position
US Billboard Billboard Hot 100 92
US Billboard Hot Soul Singles 12

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