Sooner or Later (Breaking Benjamin song)

"Sooner or Later"
Single by Breaking Benjamin
from the album We Are Not Alone
Released September 28, 2004
Format CD
Genre Post-grunge
Length 3:39 (album version)
3:24 (radio edit)
Label Hollywood
Producer(s) David Bendeth
Breaking Benjamin singles chronology
"So Cold"
"Sooner or Later"
"Rain (2005 Version)"

"Sooner or Later" is a song by American post-grunge/alternative metal band Breaking Benjamin. It was released in September 2004 as the second single from their second album, We Are Not Alone.


The song received a fair amount of radio play, as it reached No. 2 on the Mainstream Rock chart, No. 7 on the Alternative Songs chart and No. 99 on the Hot 100.[1] The song was performed live on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, April 8, 2005.[2]

As of February 11, 2010, Sooner or Later has been released as downloadable content on Guitar Hero 5 as part of the Breaking Benjamin Track Pack, along with two other singles: "Until the End" and "Give Me a Sign".[3]

Track listing

Promotional single
1."Sooner or Later (Radio edit)"  Benjamin Burnley and Breaking Benjamin3:24
2."Call-Out Hook"   0:11

Music video

A music video was made for "Sooner or Later". The music video featured the band playing in a small enclosed area surrounded by screens, showing clips of a woman going from place to place. As she enters the room, the band is gone showing on the screens as they walk away.

Critical reception

Bram Teitelman of Billboard reviewed the song favorably, stating that while the song isn't instantly catchy, it is "nonetheless a commercial blast of hard rock that will continue to bolster the band's high profile."[4]


Chart (2004) Peak
US Billboard Hot 100[5] 99
US Alternative Songs (Billboard)[6] 7
US Mainstream Rock (Billboard)[7] 2


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