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1999 (1982) by Prince

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1999 (1982) (Song) by Prince
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1999 (Song)

performed by Prince

December 18, 1982
 
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I was dreamin' when I wrote this Forgive me if it goes astray But when I woke up this mornin' Coulda sworn it was judgment day The sky was all purple There were people runnin' everywhere Tryin' 2 run from the destruction U know I didn't even care 'Cuz they say two thousand zero zero party over Oops out of time So tonight I'm gonna party like it's 1999 I was dreamin' when I wrote this So sue me if I go 2 fast But life is just a party And parties weren't meant 2 last War is all around us My mind says prepare 2 fight So if I gotta die I'm gonna listen 2 my body tonight Yeah, they say two thousand zero zero party over Oops out of time So tonight I'm gonna party like it's 1999 Yeah Lemme tell ya somethin' If U didn't come 2 party Don't bother knockin' on my door I got a lion in my pocket And baby he's ready 2 roar Yeah, everybody's got a bomb We could all die any day But before I'll let that happen I'll dance my life away They say two thousand zero zero party over Oops out of time We're runnin' outta time So tonight we gonna, we gonna (Tonight I'm gonna party like it's 1999) Say it 1 more time Two thousand zero zero party over Oops out of time No, no So tonight we gonna, we gonna (Tonight I'm gonna party like it's 1999) Alright, it's 1999 You say it, 1999 1999 1999 don't stop, don't stop, say it 1 more time Two thousand zero zero party over Oops out of time Yeah, Yeah So tonight we gonna, we gonna (Tonight I'm gonna party like it's 1999) Yeah, 1999 Don'tcha wanna go Don'tcha wanna go We could all die any day I don't wanna die I'd rather dance