Sorry



Lyrics

Je suis désolée [French]
Lo siento [Spanish]
Ik ben droevig [Dutch]
Sono spiacente [Italian]
Perdóname [Spanish]

I've heard it all before (14x)

I don't wanna hear, I don't wanna know
Please don't say you're sorry
I've heard it all before
And I can take care of myself
I don't wanna hear, I don't wanna know
Please don't say 'forgive me'
I've seen it all before
And I can't take it anymore

You're not half the man you think you are
Save your words because you've gone too far
I listened to your lies and all your stories (listen to your stories)
You're not half the man you'd like to be

I don't wanna hear, I don't wanna know
Please don't say you're sorry
I've heard it all before
And I can take care of myself
I don't wanna hear, I don't wanna know
Please don't say 'forgive me'
I've seen it all before
And I can't take it anymore

Don't explain yourself cause talk is cheap
There's more important things than hearing you speak
You stayed because I made it so convenient (made it so convenient)
Don't explain yourself, you'll never see

Gomen nasai [Japanese]
Mujhe maph kardo [Hindi]
Przepraszam [Polish]
Slicha [Hebrew]
Forgive me [English]
(Sorry, sorry, sorry,...)

I've heard it all before (sorry, sorry, sorry,...)
(repeat)

I don't wanna hear, I don't wanna know
Please don't say you're sorry
I've heard it all before
And I can take care of myself
I don't wanna hear, I don't wanna know
Please don't say 'forgive me'
I've seen it all before
And I can't take it anymore

I don't wanna hear, I don't wanna know
Please don't say you're sorry
(Don't explain yourself cause talk is cheap)
I've heard it all before
And I can take care of myself
(There's more important things than hearing you speak)
I don't wanna hear, I don't wanna know
Please don't say 'forgive me'

I've heard it all before
I've heard it all before
I've heard it all before
I've heard it all before

Credits

Written by Madonna and Stuart Price
Produced by Madonna and Stuart Price


Album



Single

Sorry, the singleThe second single from the album Confessions On A Dance Floor hit radio stations in January 2006. It was released on February 20, 2006 (17th in some European countries, 28th for US). Sorry became Madonna's 12th #1 single in the UK, breaking her own record among female artists. It also reached #1 in Italy, Spain, Hungary and Greece. The track peaked only at #58 on US Billboard Hot 100, but it became her 35th #1 on the Hot Dance / Club Play chart.

The single cover features a picture by Mad-Eyes photographer Marcin from the G.A.Y. gig, which was found by Madonna's manager on Mad-Eyes and then reworked by Giovanni Bianco.

Remixers of the song are Green Velvet, Paul Oakenfold, Stuart Price and Pet Shop Boys.


Video

Sorry, the videoDirected by Madonna's long-time choreographer Jamie King, this video is a direct follow-up to the Hung Up video, using the same dancers. It picks up where Hung Up ended: Madonna and her girls leave the club, and get into their disco-style pimped van, leaving the guys behind. Once in the van they change their outfits. On the way they pick up all kinds of guys, cute, fat, dorky, muscled, then make them dance and eventually kick them out again. They arrive in a club where they have a dance competition in a cage. Madonna shows off some amazing yoga moves in her sexy white leotard and fights off the guys around. Next stop on their way is a club where they rollerskate on the dance floor and have a cool group choreography. During the spoken words and some of the choruses, we see sexy close-ups of Madonna with a neon background. While Hung Up was more street, this video is more disco. It premiered on February 8th 2006.




Tour

Sorry @ Confessions TourSorry became a powerful singalong on the Confessions Tour. Madonna traded her red blouse for a cool brown leather jacket. Like the video, the performance was all about girl power, with Madonna and her girls taking over the stage. During the breakdown they face the boys inside the cage, with Madonna doing her staggering yoga choreography from the video to win her fight with Jason. At the end of the performance, Madonna gives the crowd the middle finger who immediately mirrors her. "Talk is cheap mother f*ckers! Many talk the talk, but how many walk the walk?"

After Like It Or Not there's a Sorry remix as interlude, which got known as Don't Talk, Don't Speak. The screens show a politically engaged video with war images intertwined with images of world leaders, dictators and terrorists, such as Bush, Saddam and Hitler. On stage a male and a female dancer chase and fight each other until they disappear from the catwalk.

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