What Can You Lose


What can you lose?
Only the blues
Why keep concealing everything you're feeling?
Say it to her, what can you lose?
Maybe it shows
She's had clues, which she chose to ignore
Maybe though she knows
And just wants to go on as before
As a friend, nothing more
So she closes the door

Well, if she does
Those are the dues
Once the words are spoken
Something may be broken
Still, you love her
What can you lose?

But what if she goes?
At least now, you have part of her
What if she had to choose?

Leave it alone
Hold it all in
Better a bone
Don't even begin
With so much to win
There's too much to lose


Written by Stephen Sondheim
Produced by Madonna and Bill Bottrell
Piano by Bill Schneider
Arranged by Jeremy Lubbock
Male vocals by Mandy Patinkin


I'm Breathless, the album
I'm Breathless


This song was taken from the movie Dick Tracy.

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