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"The Promise" is a single by British-Irish girl group Girls Aloud, taken from their fifth studio album Out of Control (2008). The song was written by Brian Higgins and his production team Xenomania. Influenced by Phil Spector and music of the 1960s, "The Promise" is an upbeat love song that was written to announce Girls Aloud as "a supergroup." Upon its release in October 2008, the single became Girls Aloud's fourth number one on the UK Singles Chart, continuing their six-year streak of top ten hits. The music video is set at a drive-in movie theatre, where Girls Aloud watch themselves performing as a 1960s girl group on screen. "The Promise" was promoted through numerous live appearances, including a high-profile performance on The X Factor, and served as the opening number of 2009's Out of Control Tour. The song was praised and appreciated by most contemporary music critics, who lauded the song despite it being unusual for Girls Aloud. "The Promise" was awarded Best British Single at the 2009 Brit Awards, the group's first win at the ceremony. 


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Everything he does, better than anything ordinary
Everything he wants he gets
Cause everything he gets is kinda necessary
I believe in love
Tell me can anything last forever
Life can live up to love
Got a hand on my heart gonna stay in heaven

You're gonna make me, make me love you
Nothing at all, nothing that I do
Promise I made, promise I made
Started to fade, started to fade, Babe

Maybe next time I will take the right on by
I wanna feel you near

'Cause I can't play this like, I'm in too well
My letter stamp is down, and I gotta fear
Oh baby right here

Giving up to looking into windows,
Yeah I've enough of wishing I've found you
Baby don't you know
I've had as much as I can take of falling, yeah
Got a lot to learn about riding through

Here I am, walking primrose
Wondering when I'm gonna see you again
So here I am, walking primrose
Wondering when I'm gonna see you again

I got my hands all ready to touch your soul
I'm gonna get the energy to wind me close to you
Got my eyes on the prize
Are you watching me baby?

'Cause my heart is turning to solid gold
And my head is saying honey too good to be true
Oh one look into your glitter eyes
How else telling me every time

Maybe it's not that hard to know you
Maybe we'll make it up and go
Maybe we'll work things out
'Cause there's only one way up and one way down I know

If you wanna convince me start again
If you wanna be with me in my arms

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Girls Aloud

Girls Aloud are an English-Irishpop girl group based in London. They were created through the ITV1 talent show Popstars: The Rivals in 2002. The group consists of Cheryl Cole (née Tweedy), Nadine Coyle, Sarah Harding, Nicola Roberts and Kimberley Walsh. They are signed to Fascination Records, a Polydor imprint. The group achieved a string of twenty-two consecutive top eleven singles in the United Kingdom, including four number ones. They also achieved six certified albums, two of them reached number one. They have been nominated for five Brit Awards, winning the 2009 Best Single for "The Promise". more »

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Written by: Timothy Martin Powell, Carla Maria Williams, Nick Coler, Kieran Rhys Jones, Jason Peter Resch, Brian Thomas Higgins, Miranda Eleanor De Fonbrune Cooper

Lyrics © Kobalt Music Publishing Ltd., Warner Chappell Music, Inc.

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