Promises (The Cranberries song)
"Promises" is a rock song by Irish band The Cranberries
The Cranberries
The Cranberries are an Irish rock band formed in Limerick in 1989 under the name The Cranberry Saw Us, later changed by vocalist Dolores O'Riordan. The band currently consists of O'Riordan, guitarist Noel Hogan, bassist Mike Hogan and drummer Fergal Lawler...

. It is the first single from the band's fourth album, Bury the Hatchet
Bury the Hatchet (album)
Bury the Hatchet is the fourth studio album by Irish rock band The Cranberries, released in 1999. In the US, the album has sold 377,000 copies as of April 2007 and received its Gold® RIAA certification on June 2, 1999....

, released in 1999. The song would be the only single from the album to chart in the US and the last single before their hiatus. The song, which has heavy rock beat with strident lead guitar, deals with the divorce subject. A music video, directed by Olivier Dahan, was released to promote the single.

Track Listings

CD single 1 (UK)
  1. Promises (Edit) - 3:30
  2. The Sweetest Thing - 3:33
  3. Linger (Live - August '96) - 4:40

CD single 2 (UK)
  1. Promises (Album version) - 5:27
  2. Dreams (Live at the Nobel Peace Prize Concert, Oslo) - 4:14
  3. Promises (Live at the Nobel Peace Prize Concert, Oslo) - 5:08

  1. Promises (Edit) - 3:30
  2. The Sweetest Thing - 3:33
  3. Promises (Album version) - 5:27
  4. Linger (Live - August '96) - 4:40

Peak positions

Chart (1999) Peak
Billboard Alternative Songs 12
Irish Single Charts 19
UK Single Charts 13
ARIA Charts (Australia) 78
Austrian Single Charts 37
Canadian Single Charts 6
French Single Charts 32
German Single Charts 45
Dutch Single Charts 42
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