I Wanna Be Your Lover is the first Prince video to have been broadcast as no videos were made for either of the two previous singles Soft And Wet and Just As Long As We’re Together.
The video show Prince singing, playing various instruments: keyboards, drums, guitar and bass. He is also seen dancing and playing with a red scarf attached to his mic. The video looks to have been interpreted as a attempt to market Prince as a prodigy multi-instrumentalist (a potential new Stevie Wonder).
Another video was shot at a later date after with Prince’s band but it was never aired and remains unreleased. The videos are two separate run-throughs of the song and neither contains any shots also present in the other.