Prince Writes A Song For The Home Team!

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Even if you don't like football, this alone might make you root for the Vikings.
Prince has written the song "Purple and Gold" for the Vikings-Saints NFC Championship game on Sunday. The lyrics, as usual, are out of this world. They include the line: "4ever strong as the wind that blows the Vikings' horn." For the full story and to read all of the lyrics, read on. And you can listen to the song below.

From Fox9.com:

Prince has released a new song about the Minnesota Vikings, inspired by a big win over the Dallas Cowboys and days ahead of the NFC Championship game in New Orleans.

"I saw the future," said Prince.

Prince was in attendance for the Vikings 34-3 win. He said he went home night after the Cowboys game and wrote the song, "Purple and Gold," which he says came easy and fast.

"Purple Pride" was given exclusively to FOX 9's Robyne Robinson on Thursday. The Vikings love it and put the song on their website Friday afternoon.

Purple and Gold Lyrics

the veil of the sky draws open
the roar of the chariots touch down
we r the ones who have now come again
and walk upon water like solid ground
as we approach the throne we won't bow down
this time we won't b denied

raise every voice and let it b known
in the name of the purple and gold

we come in the name of the purple and gold
all of the odds r in r favor
no prediction 2 bold
we r the truth if the truth can b told
long reign the purple and gold

the eyes say ready 4 battle
no need 4 sword in hand
we r all amped up like a rock n roll band
ready 2 celebrate every score
ready 2 fight the elegant war
ready 2 hear the crowd roar

that's what we came 4
and so much more
in the name of the purple and gold

r spirits may b tired
r bodies may b worn
but since this day is r destiny
r history — that's y we must b
4ever strong as the wind that blows the Vikings' horn
in the name of the purple and gold

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