On Episode 113 of the Press Rewind – Prince Lyrics Podcast, Angel Monique and I put on our grown-up hats to discuss Prince’s raunchy ode to uncontrollable tumescence, “Rockhard In a Funky Place.” This Black Album closer is silly, bawdy, and pretty damn fun. Camille is in rare form on this track.
“Something near your leg is haunting you, such a disgrace.”
Prince finds himself caught between a rock and a hard place when it comes to keeping his boner under control. At least, that is how we interpreted the lyrics to this album closer. Prince uses his Camille persona for this track, and it fits in quite nicely with the vibe of other Camille songs such as “Shockadelica” and “Feel U Up.” Good thing you can’t see me blushing on a podcast as I talk about this song!
The goal of each episode of Press Rewind is to:
- Take a track by track look at the lyrical content of Prince’s discography
- Discuss my own interpretation of each song’s lyrics along with any guest I may have
- If submitted, discuss listener’s interpretations of each song’s lyrics
Thank you for joining me on this journey through Prince’s catalog!