I Wish It Would Rain Down is a song by Phil Collins, from his 1989 album ...But Seriously, and it included the guitar playing of Eric Clapton. It was also a departure from the dance-pop music style of No Jacket Required. The song was a top ten hit in many countries, including Canada where it topped the chart.
Collins had Eric Clapton provide the guitar playing throughout the song. As Collins recalls, "I said 'Eric, have I never…
You know I never meant to see you again
But I only passed by as a friend, yeah
All this time I stayed out of sight
I started wondering why