Sooner Or Later


Sooner or later you're gonna be mine
Sooner or later you're gonna be fine
Baby, it's time that you face it
I always get my man

Sooner or later you're gonna decide
Sooner or later there's nowhere to hide
Baby, it's time, so why waste it in chatter?
Let's settle the matter

Baby, you're mine on a platter
I always get my man

But if you insist, babe, the challenge delights me
The more you resist, babe, the more it excites me
And no one I've kissed, babe, ever fights me again
If you're on my list, it's just a question of when

When I get a yen, then baby, Amen
I'm counting to ten, and then...

I'm gonna love you like nothing you've known
I'm gonna love you, and you all alone
Sooner is better than later but lover
I'll hover, I'll plan

This time I'm not only getting
I'm holding my man


Written by Stephen Sondheim
Produced by Madonna and Bill Bottrell
Drums by John Guerin
Bass by Bob Magnusson
Piano by Bill Schneider
Tenor sax by Bob Cooper
Alto sax by Abe Most
Clarinet by Abe Most and Mahlon Clark
Trumpet by Tony Terran
Trombone by Charlie Loper
Arranged by Jeremy Lubbock


I'm Breathless, the album
I'm Breathless


Sooner Or Later @ Blond Ambition TourThis song was taken from the movie Dick Tracy. Madonna performed it on the 1991 Academy Awards, where it won the Oscar for 'Best Original Song'. On her Blond Ambition Tour she sang it while laying down on top of the piano, as a true jazz singer in a club in the wee hours of the night.

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