No Promises (Icehouse song)

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"No Promises"
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Single by Icehouse
from the album Measure for Measure
A-side "No Promises"
B-side "The Perfect Crime"
Released 1 November 1985
Format 7" Vinyl Single, 12" Vinyl Single
Recorded October 1985
Genre New wave
Length 4:10
Label Regular Records
Chrysalis Records
Writer(s) Iva Davies, Robert Kretschmer
Producer(s) Iva Davies, Rhett Davies
Icehouse singles chronology
"Dusty Pages"
(1984)
"No Promises"
(1985)
"Baby You're So Strange"
(1986)

"No Promises" is the first single released by Australian band, Icehouse from the band's 1986 album, Measure for Measure and was released in November 1985 on Regular Records as 7" Vinyl Single and 12" Vinyl Single formats. It was also released in the UK and Europe by Chrysalis Records again on 7" and 12" formats but with different track listings. It was subsequently released in the US by Chrysalis on 7" and 12" formats, again with different track listings. It peaked at #30 on the Australian singles charts.[1] A remix version by [love] tatto was released on the Icehouse album Meltdown in 2002.[2] Dieter Trattmann directed the second version of the video.

Track listings[edit]

7" single (Australian/NZ release)
  1. "No Promises" - 4:10
  2. "The Perfect Crime" - 3:34
7" single (UK/Europe release)
  1. "No Promises" - 4:10
  2. "The Perfect Crime" - 3:34
12" single (Australian/NZ release)
  1. "No Promises" (extended mix)
  2. "The Tempest"
  3. "Gravity"
  4. "Terra Incognito"
12" single (UK/Europe release)
  1. "No Promises" (extended mix) - 7:00
  2. "No Promises" - 3:40
  3. "The Perfect Crime" - 5:58
7" single (US release)
  1. "No Promises" - 3:59
  2. "Into The Wild" - 4:52
12" single (US release)
  1. "No Promises" (club mix) - 8:45
  2. "No Promises" (dub) - 5:10
  3. "No Promises" (instrumental) - 4:40

Charts[edit]

Chart (1985) Peak
position
Australian Singles Chart 30
Belgian Singles Chart 26
Canadian Singles Chart 61
New Zealand Singles Chart 29
UK Singles Chart 72
US Billboard Hot 100 79
US Billboard Top Rock Tracks 9
US Billboard Hot Dance Singles Sales 7

References[edit]

  1. ^ Kent, David (1993). Australian Chart Book 1970-1992. St Ives, N.S.W.: Australian Chart Book. ISBN 0-646-11917-6.  Note: Used for Australian Singles and Albums charting from 1970 until ARIA created their own charts in mid-1988.
  2. ^ "Meltdown credits". allmusic guide. Retrieved 2008-07-16. 

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