Promises, Promises (Naked Eyes song)
|Single by Naked Eyes|
|from the album Burning Bridges|
|B-side||"Low Life "
"(What) In the Name of Love"
"A Very Hard Act To Follow"
|Format||7" vinyl, 12" vinyl|
|Genre||New wave, synthpop|
|Naked Eyes singles chronology|
"Promises, Promises" was the second hit single for the British group Naked Eyes in 1983. The song went on to become a top-20 hit in the US that October, peaking at #11 on the Billboard Hot 100 singles chart. It was their follow up to their earlier hit "Always Something There to Remind Me" by Burt Bacharach and Hal David, which was a top-ten hit in the US in mid-1983. Madonna performs background vocals on the Jellybean 7" and 12" mixes of the song. These versions weren't released until 2001 in the compilation album Everything and More.
|UK Singles (Official Charts Company)||95|
|New Zealand (Recorded Music NZ)||15|
|US Billboard Hot 100||11|
|US Dance Music/Club Play Singles (Billboard)||32|
|US Adult Contemporary (Billboard)||19|
- In 2014, singer-songwriter Freedy Johnston released a cover version of the song on the multi-artist compilation album Here Comes The Reign Again: The Second British Invasion.
Use in media
- The song is featured in the Playstation 4, Xbox One, and Microsoft Windows versions of Grand Theft Auto V on Non Stop Pop FM.
- "Naked Eyes - Charts & Awards - Billboard Singles". Allmusic. Retrieved 2010-07-18.
- "Naked Eyes: Artist Chart History" UK Singles Chart. Retrieved 2010-07-18.
- "Charts.org.nz – Naked Eyes – Promises, Promises". Top 40 Singles. Retrieved 2010-07-18.
- "Promises, Promises - Curry Cuts". Curry Cuts. 30 September 2014. Retrieved 17 January 2015.