The Promise (Arcadia song)

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"The Promise"
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Single by Arcadia
from the album So Red the Rose
B-side "Rose Arcana (Extended)"
Released 1986
Format
Recorded Studio de la Grande Armée, Paris
Length
  • 4:45 (7" Mix)
  • 7:06 (Extended Remix)
Label Parlophone - NSR2
Writer(s)
Producer(s) Alex Sadkin
Arcadia singles chronology
"Goodbye is Forever"
(1986)
"The Promise"
(1986)
"The Flame"
(1986)

The Promise was the third single released by the Duran Duran offshoot band Arcadia. It was released by Parlophone Records in 1986 as the group's second UK single. It peaked at number 37 on the UK Singles Chart.

B-sides, bonus tracks and remixes[edit]

The single mix for "The Promise" was heavily edited down from the album's hefty 7:28 to a leaner, more radio-friendly 4:45. In fact, even Alex Sadkin and Ron Saint Germain's "Extended remix" clocked in at only 7:05, almost 25 seconds shy of the album cut.

The B-side to the single was an extended mix of album track "Rose Arcana".

Covers, samples, & media references[edit]

Novembre covered "The Promise" as a bonus track on their 2006 album Materia.

Formats and track listing[edit]

7": Parlophone. / NSR 2 (UK)[edit]

  1. "The Promise" (7" Mix) - 4:45
  2. "Rose Arcana" (Extended) - 5:37
  • The Album Version of Rose Arcana has a running time of only 0:51 seconds.

12": Parlophone. / 12 NSR 2 (UK)[edit]

  1. "The Promise" (Extended Remix) - 7:06
  2. "Rose Arcana" (Extended) - 5:37
  3. "The Promise" (7" Mix) - 4:45
  • The Album Version of Rose Arcana has a running time of only 0:51 seconds.

Personnel[edit]

Arcadia are:

Also credited: