Promises Lyrics



publisher: ©Warner/Chappell Music, Inc., Universal Music Publishing Group
writers: India Arie, Paige Lackey
album: Track 3 in album Acoustic Soul
release date: 2001-3-27
popularity : 12 users have visited this page.
genres: Hip Hop Jazz Reggae Funk / Soul Blues
styles: RnB/Swing/Soul/Neo Soul
length: 4:38
writer: India.Arie, Paige Lackey Martin

Album Information

label: Motown Records
country(area): United States
format: CD
barcode: 044001377020
script: Latin

Cover Art

India.Arie Acoustic Soul cover art


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When I think about the turn my life has taken
I know it's because of you, that I receive so many blessings
I had a home but no privacy, I didn't know a thing about my legacy
When I realized you were there for me, I called on your name and you came
And you did, just what you said, for that I'll love you forever
You kept, your word to me, for that I'll love you forever

A promise, is a promise in my eyes
Can't say you're gonna just to compromise
The very thing that keeps two hearts intertwined
A promise is a promise you can't deny, there's no way

I think of when there was a young boy, not even two years old
Blessed with a mother who loved him so, she abandoned her dreams to nourish his own


Track Listing

CD 1
  • 1 Intro
  • 2 Video
  • 3 Promises
  • 4 Brown Skin
  • 5 Strength, Courage, & Wisdom
  • 6 Nature
  • 7 Back to the Middle
  • 8 Ready for Love
  • 9 Interlude
  • 10 Always in My Head
  • 11 I See God in You
  • 12 Simple
  • 13 Part of My Life
  • 14 Beautiful
  • 15 Outro
  • 16 Wonderful (Stevie Wonder Dedication)