"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 drumsbass 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]Edit

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


Chart (1978) Peak


US BillboardBillboard Hot 100 92
US BillboardHot Soul Singles 12
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