I'm A Sinner



Lyrics

Like the sun, like the light, like a flame
Like a storm, I burn through everything
Like a bomb in the night, like a train
Thundering through the hills, let it rain

I'm a sinner, I like it that way
I'm a sinner, I like it that way

All the boys, all the boys and girls
Wanna be like us tonight
All the boys, all the boys and girls
Ride the magic bus tonight

I'm a sinner, I'm a sinner
I'm a sinner, I like it that way
I'm a sinner, I'm a sinner
I'm a sinner, I like it that way

Like a moon with no light of my own
Surfs the sky for a place to call home
I woke up with my head in the fire
Get my kicks when I'm walking the wire

I'm a sinner, I like it that way
I'm a sinner, I like it that way

All the boys, all the boys and girls
Wanna be like us tonight
All the boys, all the boys and girls
Ride the magic bus tonight

I'm a sinner, I'm a sinner
I'm a sinner, I like it that way
I'm a sinner, I'm a sinner
I'm a sinner, I like it that way

I'm a sinner, I'm a sinner
I'm a sinner, I like it that way
I'm a sinner, I'm a sinner
Praise the lord, I like it that way

Hail Mary, full of grace
Get down on your knees and pray
Jesus Christ hanging on the cross
Died for our sins, it's such a loss

Saint Christopher, find my way
I'll be coming home one day
Saint Sebastian, don't you cry
Let those poison arrows fly

Saint Anthony, lost and found
Thomas Aquinas, stand your ground
All the Saints and Holy Men
Catch me before I sin again

I'm a sinner, I like it that way
I'm a sinner, I like it that way

I'm a sinner, I'm a sinner
I'm a sinner, I like it that way
I'm a sinner, I'm a sinner
I'm a sinner, I like it that way

You're a sinner, you're a sinner
You're a sinner, you like it that way
We're all sinners, we're all sinners
We're all sinners

I'm a sinner, I'm a sinner
I'm a sinner, I like it that way

Hail Mary, full of grace
The Lord is with thee
Hail Mary, full of grace
The Lord is with thee
(Full of grace)

Credits

Written by Madonna, William Orbit and Jean-Baptiste
Produced by Madonna and William Orbit
Mixed by Demacio "Demo" Castellon
Instrumentation by William Orbit
Drums and percussion by Alan Tilston
Additional vocals by Jean-Baptiste


Album



Tour

I'm A Sinner @ MDNA TourWhile the lyrics of I'm A Sinner are clearly about Catholic imagery, on the MDNA Tour the song was used as an Alanis Morissette-like homage to the spiritual sanctuary of India. As Madonna plays the guitar and urges the crowd to sing along, the backdrop plays like a travel through India with the moving blocks of the stage appearing as trains. Adding to the joyous 1960s style of the song, Madonna puts on a garland over her grey outfit and the dancers jump around in colourful tracksuits. To round off the Eastern theme, the Kalakan trio joins her as they finish the performance with the Music B-single Cyber-raga, sung in Sanskrit and the guitar steps aside for the tambourine.

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