Prince Covers Christian Singer-Songwriter’s Song ‘What If’


Rocker Prince presents at the 2015 Golden Globes (PAUL DRINKWATER)

Always a man with a surprise up his sleeve (was anyone anticipating his first acting credit in years to be on New Girl?), Prince‘s new song is probably not what you’d expect from the Purple One.

Prince and 3rdEyeGirl released an electric guitar-heavy cover of Christian singer-songwriter Nichole Nordeman’s “What If,” a song that embraces the closely-knit relationship between doubt and faith.

Nordeman is a regular on the Christian music scene: Not only did she contribute a track to the Music Inspired by the Chronicles of Narnia album, but she wrote a song for VeggieTales called “Sweetpea Beauty.” In case you’re unfamiliar,VeggieTales is a children’s cartoon about anthropomorphic produce who sing and relay morality tales.

Sure, Prince has sang about God and religion for years, but he usually doesn’t release studio versions of cover songs — much less covers of songs by aVeggieTales vet. In short, Prince continues to be awesome. You can listen to the song over here and check out the original version below.

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SOURCE: Billboard

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