UB40 - Promises and Lies Lyrics

UB40 Promises and Lies cover art
Credits
publisher: ©Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC, Universal Music Publishing Group
writers: Jim Brown, Ali Campbell, Robin Campbell, Earl Falconer, Norman Hassan, Brian Travers, Michael Virtue, Terrence Oswald Wilson
release date: 1993-7-12
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genres: Reggae Pop
styles: Reggae/Dancehall/Reggae-Pop
length: 3:39
composer: Jim Brown, Ali Campbell, Robin Campbell, Earl Falconer, Norman Hassan, Brian Travers, Michael Virtue, Terence Wilson
lyricist: Jim Brown, Ali Campbell, Robin Campbell, Earl Falconer, Norman Hassan, Brian Travers, Michael Virtue, Terence Wilson
Lyrics
All the sorrow and the pain
All the sacrifice in vain
I was much too blind to see
You make a loser out of me
You put me down for oh so long
While you sang your serpent's song

[Chorus]
The rest is history
You can do no more to me
I've been down so low
Had nowhere left to go
I could see it in your eyes
All your promises were lies
Promises and lies

Your cut was quick and deep
But then you thought you'd never need a friend
But all things change, and tides must turn
And you let all your bridges burn
Too many fatal wounds to heal

[Chorus]



Track Listing
CD 1
  • 1 C’est la vie
  • 2 Desert Sand
  • 3 Promises and Lies
  • 4 Bring Me Your Cup
  • 5 Higher Ground
  • 6 Reggae Music
  • 7 Can’t Help Falling in Love
  • 8 Now and Then
  • 9 Things Ain’t Like They Used to Be
  • 10 It’s a Long Long Way
  • 11 Sorry

  • Album Information
    label: Virgin
    country(area): United Kingdom
    format: CD
    barcode: 077778822929
    script: Latin