“Candy Rain” is a popular R&B song by the American group Soul For Real. It was released on November 15, 1994, as the lead single from their debut album, also titled “Candy Rain,” in 1994. The group consists of the four Dalyrimple brothers: Christopher, Jason, Andre, and Brian. The song was a significant success for Soul For Real, peaking at number two on the Billboard Hot 100 chart and topping the Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Songs chart in the United States. It also achieved international success, reaching the top 10 in several countries.
“Candy Rain” is a smooth and melodic R&B track that showcases the group’s harmonies and soulful vocals. The lyrics speak about a sweet and intoxicating love that feels like candy raining down. It conveys a sense of joy and infatuation with a romantic partner. The song’s success helped Soul For Real gain prominence in the R&B scene of the mid-1990s. They became known for their youthful charm, tight harmonies, and polished vocal performances. Following the success of “Candy Rain,” the group released other singles, including “Every Little Thing I Do” and “If You Want It,” which also achieved moderate success on the charts.
While Soul For Real continued to release music, they didn’t replicate the immense success of “Candy Rain.” However, the song remains one of their most well-known and beloved tracks, often regarded as a classic of ’90s R&B. It has been covered and sampled by various artists over the years, contributing to its enduring influence and popularity.