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Saturday, 04 February 2012


"Blame It on the Rain" is a song recorded by Milli Vanilli and written by hitmaker Diane Warren. Released during the summer of 1989, it became their last Billboard Hot 100 number one hit (November 25 - December 2, 1989) before their scandal broke out. The club mix version of the song was included on the "All or Nothing (U.S. Remix Album)" and included scratches and samples from other "rain" themed songs such as "Walking in the Rain" and "Raindrops Keep Falling On My Head". The extended version of the club mix featured the rap from "It's Your Thing", which was an album track. The single version of "Blame It On The Rain" did not appear on any Milli Vanilli albums until the 2006 "Greatest Hits" release.

This was one of the two songs performed by Milli Vanilli themselves when they were a special guest on The Adventures of Super Mario Bros. 3 (The other was "Girl You Know It's True"). The plot involved Bowser's attempt to kidnap the duo. However, after the scandal broke, the two songs were replaced with generic instrumentals in the episode.
The song was re recorded by Sam Moore & Fantasia in August 2006 for Moore's star studded compilation album entitled Overnight Sensational. The remake was produced by Randy Jackson and released on Rhino Records. Coincidentally, Fantasia is signed to J Records, headed by Clive Davis. Davis was responsible for signing Milli Vanilli.
In an episode of Full House, D.J. Tanner and Kimmy Gibbler are doing homework, and they sing this song.Michelle Tanner then sings "Rain, rain, go away...".
In their song "Blame it on Me," the Barenaked Ladies sing, "Milli Vanilli told you to blame it on the rain, but if you blame it on the rain tell me what can we gain, if all else fails, you can blame it on me."
In 1991, German singer Adams Hambüger-Hatt released a German version of the song titled, Blame it on der Regen.
On May 15, 2008, contestant Diana Drake sang "Blame It on the Rain" on Don't Forget the Lyrics! for the $1,000,000 prize. She missed, and dropped down to $100,000.[1]
"Blame It On The Rain" debuted on the U.S. Billboard Hot 100 on October 7, 1989, at number sixty-five.[2] Seven weeks later, for the week ending November 25, 1989, it reached number one, and occupied the spot for two weeks. It also spent a total of twenty-three weeks on the Hot 100. The song became Milli Vanilli's third number one single on the Hot 100 after "Baby Don't Forget My Number" and "Girl I'm Gonna Miss You". "Rain" was their final single to top the chart before their infamous scandal took off.
It was preceded at number one on the Hot 100 by Bad English's "When I See You Smile" and succeeded by Billy Joel's "We Didn't Start The Fire".
The song was ranked at number twenty-one on Billboard's Year-End Singles list for 1989, and number forty-six for 1990.


  1. Can't stop laughing! Milli Vanilli brought it down for shame back in the day. Music wasn't to bad.

    1. Yeah such a shame how things ended for them.




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