Who Sang Pretender? Madonna

Madonna Like a Virgin cover art

Some other versions of "Pretender"
Credits
publisher: ©Warner/Chappell Music, Inc., Universal Music Publishing Group
writers: . Madonna, Stephen Bray
release date: 1984-11-13
genres: Electronic Pop Stage & Screen
styles: Pop Rock/Synth-pop/Disco
length: 4:31
producer: Nile Rodgers
lead vocals: Madonna
mixer: Jason Corsaro
engineer: Jason Corsaro
background vocals: Frank Simms, George Simms and Curtis King
guitar: Nile Rodgers
additional engineer: Rob Eaton
membranophone programming: Jimmy Bralower
bass synthesizer: Rob Sabino
synthesizer: Rob Sabino
drum machine programming: Jimmy Bralower
He's a pretender, he knows just what to say
He's a pretender, yeah you meet him every day
He's a pretender, that fish that got away
He's a pretender, why'd I fall in love

It was so strange the way he held my hand
I wanted more than just a one night stand
He had a way of making me believe
That he was mine and that he'd never leave

I know that I should take my friend's advice
'Cause if it happened once, you know it happens twice
If there's a chance then I know I've got to try
I'll make him dance with me, I'll make him tell me why
He's a pretender
He's a pretender

I'm not afraid to fall a hundred times
And I'll believe in all your silly lies
I'd like to think that I could change your mind
Don't say that I am blind, I know all about your kind

He's a pretender, yeah you meet him every day
He's a pretender, that fish that got away
He's a pretender, why'd I fall in love

I like the way he moved across the floor
And when he danced with me I know he wanted more
But in the dark things happened much too fast
I should've stopped him then, I knew it wouldn't last

I know that I should take my friend's advice
'Cause if it happened once, you know it happens twice
If there's a chance then I know I've got to try
I'll make him dance with me, I'll make him tell me why

I'm not afraid to fall a hundred times
And I'll believe in all your silly lies
I'd like to think that I could change your mind
Don't say that I am blind

He's a pretender
He's a pretender
He's a pretender

He's a pretender, he knows just what to say
He's a pretender, yeah you meet him every day
He's a pretender, that fish that got away
He's a pretender, don't know how he got that way

He's a pretender
He's a pretender
He's a pretender, that fish that got away
He's a pretender, why'd I fall in love



Tracklist
CD 1
  • 1 Material Girl
  • 2 Angel
  • 3 Like a Virgin
  • 4 Over and Over
  • 5 Love Don’t Live Here Anymore
  • 6 Dress You Up
  • 7 Shoo-Bee-Doo
  • 8 Pretender
  • 9 Stay

  • Album Information
    label: Sire Records
    country(area): United States
    format: CD
    barcode: 075992515726
    script: Latin