Promises (Def Leppard song)

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Single by Def Leppard
from the album Euphoria
B-side "Back in Your Face"

May 1999 (USA)

July 1999(UK)
Format CD
Recorded 1998
Genre Hard rock, pop metal
Length 3:59
Label Bludgeon Riffola - Mercury
Writer(s) Phil Collen, Robert John "Mutt" Lange
Producer(s) Pete Woodroffe & Def Leppard
Def Leppard singles chronology
"Breathe a Sigh"
"Paper Sun"
Part two artwork
Part two of the "Promises"/"Back in Your Face" set
Part two of the "Promises"/"Back in Your Face" set

"Promises" is a 1999 song by British hard rock band Def Leppard from their album Euphoria. It was released as a single later that year and reached #1 on the Billboard Hot Mainstream Rock Tracks chart and #38 on the Top 40 Mainstream. The song was also featured on the second discs of their compilations Best of Def Leppard and Rock of Ages: The Definitive Collection, released in 2004 and 2005. A live version is featured on their live album Viva! Hysteria, released in October 2013.

It is also one of the few songs from that period of their career that has been performed live on successive tours other than the one directly supporting its parent album.

Track listing[edit]

CD: Bludgeon Riffola - Mercury / 562 136-2 / Part 1 / UK[edit]

This is also an Enhanced CD-ROM where the Promises music video is recorded.

  1. "Promises (The Video)"
  2. "Back in Your Face"
  3. Album Snippets

CD: Bludgeon Riffola - Mercury / 562 137-2 / Part 2 / UK[edit]

  1. "Back in Your Face"
  2. "Promises"
  3. "Worlds Collide"

CD: Bludgeon Riffola - Mercury / MECD 1012-2 / US[edit]

  1. "Promises"
  2. "Paper Sun"

External links[edit]

Preceded by
"Lit Up" by Buckcherry
Billboard Mainstream Rock Tracks number-one single
26 June 1999 – 10 July 1999
Succeeded by
"Scar Tissue" by Red Hot Chili Peppers