Promises (Take That song)

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"Promises"
Single by Take That
from the album Take That & Party
B-side "Do What U Like"
Released 18 November 1991
Format CD single, vinyl single
Genre Pop, dance, synthpop
Length 3:34
Label RCA
Writer(s) Gary Barlow, Graham Stack
Producer(s) Pete Hammond
Take That singles chronology
"Do What U Like"
(1991)
"Promises"
(1991)
"Once You've Tasted Love"
(1992)

"Promises" is an popdance song by boy band Take That. It was written by Gary Barlow and was the second release from Take That's debut album, Take That & Party.

Song information[edit]

Written by Gary Barlow and Graham Stack, it was released on 18 November 1991 as the second single from the band's debut album, Take That & Party (1992). It was a modest success, charting at number 38 on the UK Singles Chart.[1]

Music video[edit]

The music video uses intercut clips of the band performing and rehearsing as well as showing the hysteria of Take That's fans. It also shows a half-naked band member, unknown at the time, jumping out of a swimming pool. This was later confirmed to be Robbie Williams during an interview.

Track listings[edit]

Austrian CD single (PC45085)
  1. "Promises" (7" Radio Mix) - 3:33
  2. "Promises" (12" Mix) - 6:50
  3. "Do What U Like" - 3:06
UK 7" vinyl (PB45085)
  1. "Promises" (7" Radio Mix) - 3:33
  2. "Do What U Like" - 3:06
UK 7" vinyl (PB45085P)(Limited Edition w/poster sleeve)
  1. "Promises" (7" Radio Mix) - 3:33
  2. "Do What U Like" - 3:06
UK cassette (PK45085)
  1. "Promises" (7" Radio Mix) - 3:33
  2. "Do What U Like" - 3:06
UK 12" vinyl (PT45086)
  1. "Promises" (12" Mix) - 6:50
  2. "Do What U Like" (12" Mix) - 5:06

Official versions[edit]

  • Album Version (3:34)
  • 7" Radio Mix (3:33)
  • 12" Extended Mix (6:50)
  • Live Version (4:17)

Chart performance[edit]

Chart (1991) Peak
position
UK Singles Chart (Official Charts Company) 38

References[edit]

  1. ^ "UK Chart Archive". everyHit.co.uk. Retrieved 15 November 2007

External links[edit]