"Cherish" as written by and Madonna Louise Ciccone Madonna Ciccone....
So tired of broken hearts and losing at this game
Before I start this dance
I take a chance in telling you
I want more than just romance
You are my destiny, I can't let go baby can't you see
Cupid please take your aim at me

Cherish the thought
Of always having you here by my side (Oh baby I)
Cherish the joy
You keep bringing it into my life (I'm always singing it)
Cherish your strength
You got the power to make me feel good (And baby I)
Perish the thought
Of ever leaving, I never would

I was never satisfied with casual encounters
I can't hide my need for two hearts that bleed with burning love
That's the way it's got to be
Romeo and Juliet, they never felt this way I bet
So don't underestimate my point of view

Cherish the thought
Of always having you here by my side (Oh baby I)
Cherish the joy
You keep bringing it into my life (I'm always singing it)
Cherish your strength
You got the power to make me feel good (And baby I)
Perish the thought
Of ever leaving, I never would

Who? You! Can't get away, I won't let you
Who? You! I could never forget to
Cherish is the word I use to remind me of your love

Romeo and Juliet, they never felt this way I bet
So don't underestimate my point of view

Who? You! Can't get away I won't let you
Who? You! I could never forget to
Cherish is the word I use to remind me of your love

Cherish the thought
Of always having you here by my side (Oh baby I)
Cherish the joy
You keep bringing it into my life (I'm always singing it)
Cherish your strength
You got the power to make me feel good (And baby I)
Perish the thought
Of ever leaving, I never would

Cherish
Give me faith
Give me joy, my boy
I will always cherish you
Give me faith
Give me joy, my boy
I will always cherish you

Cherish your strength (You're givin' it, you're givin' it to me boy)
Perish the thought (You're givin' it, you're givin' it to me boy)
(I could never forget to) (Keep giving me all your joy)

Cherish the thought (Give me faith, give me joy, my boy I will always cherish you)
Cherish the joy (Give me faith, give me joy, my boy I will always cherish you)
Cherish your strength (You're givin' it to me boy, keep giving me all your joy)
Perish the thought (You're givin' it to me boy, keep giving me all your joy)


Lyrics submitted by Boonechic_21

"Cherish" as written by Patrick Leonard Madonna Ciccone

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  • +2
    General CommentI don't always agree with things that many females do openly in public.... some people call it art, but I am often concerned about the example we give to young kids and again this is my opinion. However, I have always loved Madonna's voice and she is a great dancer and beautiful woman with a beautiful personality.
    darkfruitson February 17, 2013   Link
  • +1
    General CommentThis is definitely one of my favorite Madonna songs! I have swo many favorites though! LOL LOL!
    Kelly_Ripa_Fan4evaon June 27, 2004   Link
  • +1
    General CommentAgreed :) This song is sweet :)
    Andrew Evenstaron September 15, 2008   Link
  • +1
    Song MeaningCherish is a beautiful Ciccone baila dance because Madonna, that is what you are and will always be to me and to so many other fans, admirers and scribes who love you and care about you. If there's one song that gets to the heart of her music, it's Cherish. Happy birthday Madonna! I Will Always Love and Cherish You! A sweet valentine that gently rocks, a brilliant Shakespeare tribute/homage and a song that puts a smile on my face, that is Cherish! Love You Evita Madge!
    rabbitbunnyon August 17, 2012   Link
  • +1
    General CommentThis song is clearly about the love she still had for her first ex-husband Sean Penn. I always find it fascinating how people call her "cold & calculated" because of her great work ethic. but she poured her heart out in many her albums Like A Prayer being perhaps the most intimate, she talks about her Take On Religion (Like A Prayer) Women's Freedom (Express Yourself) Love Gone Sour (Til Death Do us Part, Love Song) her Mother's Death (Promise to Try), The Abandonment she felt by her Father and her own Self-Harming ways (Oh Father) The Hope and the Love that is still Alive even after break-ups (Cherish) Nostalgia about her own lost Childhood (mostly due to her mother's death) (Dear Jessie) her Love/Hate relationship with her Family (Keep It together) and losing People to Aids (Spanish Eyes) People who call Madonna "cold & calculated" just have NO clue.
    LiveToTellon June 09, 2013   Link
  • 0
    General CommentThis is when Madonna wasn't so corrupted. What happened since ? Such a shame for someone so talented
    Endoftimeson January 14, 2015   Link
  • 0
    General Commentwhat a sweet little number one of my favorites
    oasisnesson July 16, 2016   Link

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