Tracy Chapman - The Promise Lyrics

Tracy Chapman New Beginning cover art
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If you wait for me
Then I'll come for you
Although I've traveled far
I always hold a place for you in my heart

If you think of me
If you miss me once in a while
Then I'll return to you
I'll return and fill that space in your heart

Remembering
Your touch
Your kiss
Your warm embrace
I'll find my way back to you
If you'll be waiting

If you dream of me
Like I dream of you
In a place that's warm and dark
In a place where I can feel the beating of your heart

Remembering
Your touch
Your kiss
Your warm embrace
I'll find my way back to you
If you'll be waiting

Oh, I've longed for you
And I have desired
To see your face, your smile
To be with you wherever you are

Remembering
Your touch
Your kiss
Your warm embrace
I'll find my way back to you
Please say you'll be waiting

Together again
It would feel so good to be
In your arms
Where all my journeys end
If you can make a promise
If it's one that you can keep
I vow to come for you
If you wait for me

And say you'll hold
A place for me
In your heart

A place for me in your heart
A place for me in your heart
A place for me in your heart
Track Listing
CD 1
  • 1 Heaven’s Here on Earth
  • 2 New Beginning
  • 3 Smoke and Ashes
  • 4 Cold Feet
  • 5 At This Point in My Life
  • 6 The Promise
  • 7 The Rape of the World
  • 8 Tell It Like It Is
  • 9 Give Me One Reason
  • 10 Remember the Tinman
  • 11 I’m Ready


  • Credits
    publisher: ©Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC
    writers: Tracy L Chapman
    album: Track 6 in album New Beginning
    release date: 1995-11-10
    popularity : 7752 users have visited this page.
    genres: Rock Folk, World, & Country
    styles: Folk Rock/Pop Rock
    length: 5:29
    producer: Tracy Chapman and Don Gehman
    vocal: Tracy Chapman
    mixer: Don Gehman
    engineer: Don Gehman
    assistant engineer: Doug Trantow, Kevin Scott and John Ewing, Jr.
    composer: Tracy Chapman
    lyricist: Tracy Chapman
    Album Information
    label: Elektra Entertainment
    country(area): Germany
    format: CD
    barcode: 075596185028
    script: Latin