Promises Lyrics

The Cranberries


publisher: ©Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC, Warner/Chappell Music, Inc., Universal Music Publishing Group
writers: Jermaine Dupri, Brandon D Casey, Brian D Casey, Bryan Michael Paul Cox, Gary Smith, Bert Young
album: Track 14 in album Bury the Hatchet
release date: 1999-4-19
popularity : 2504 users have visited this page.
length: 3:33
mastering: Gordon Vicary
co producer: Ben Fenner
producer: The Cranberries

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You better belive I'm coming
You better believe what I say
You better hold on to your promises
Because you bet, you'll get what you deserve
She's going to leave him over
She's gonna take her love away
So much for your eternal vows, well
It does not matter anyway

Why can't you stay here awhile
Stay here awhile
Stay with me

Oh, all the promises we made
All the meaningless and empty words
I prayed, prayed, prayed
Oh, all the promises we broke
All the meaningless and empty words
I spoke, spoke, spoke

Do-do-do, do-do-do,
Do-do-do, do-do-do

What of all the things that you taught me
What of all the things that you'd say
What of all your prophetic preaching
You're just throwing it all away
Maybe we should burn the house down
Have ourselves another fight
Leave the cobwebs in the closet
'cos tearing them out is just not right

Why can't you stay here awhile
Stay here awhile
Stay with me, oh oh

Oh eh, oh eh, oh eh,
Oh eh, oh eh x3

Do-do-do, do-do-do,
Do-do-do, do-do-do

Track Listing

  • 1 Animal Instinct
  • 2 Loud and Clear
  • 3 Promises
  • 4 You and Me
  • 5 Just My Imagination
  • 6 Shattered
  • 7 Desperate Andy
  • 8 Saving Grace
  • 9 Copycat
  • 10 What’s on My Mind
  • 11 Delilah
  • 12 Fee Fi Fo
  • 13 Dying in the Sun
  • 14 Sorry Son
  • 15 Baby Blues
  • 1 Promises
  • 2 Dreams
  • 3 Linger
  • 4 Zombie