var opts = { All lyrics are property and copyright of their owners. About “The Promise” 1 contributor This song is about Tracy returning to whoever she loves only if he waits for her and if he loves her as much as she loves him. All Springsteen songs speak to me, but The Promise is haunting me!! View by: Highest Rated; Most Recent; Oldest First +4. My wife has just delivered our sixth baby girl while I've been out here and the song has just touched me deeply in a way it never had before. Having married into a Greek family, Cornell has heard various stories about similar treatment suffered by the Greeks at the hands of the Turkish-ruled Ottoman Empire. A promise broken. "'The Promise', to me, is mainly about paying homage to those we lost in the Armenian Genocide, but it's also about shining a light on more recent atrocities. I love this song it has the meaning on how im feeling .an i also think the actress in the vidio is very pretty good pick guys . Adam answers that question and explains the influences behind many others. The Promise Lyrics: I never said that I would give you silver or gold / Or that you would never feel the fire or shiver in the cold / But I did say you'd never walk through this world alone / (Hmm "Walking In Memphis" isn't so much about Memphis, as it is The Hollywood Cafe in Mississippi, where Marc Cohn encountered an old woman named Murial playing piano. Billy Joel and Hall & Oates hated making videos, so they chose a director with similar contempt for the medium. We must settle for less in order go on in our lives and keep our sanity. Disillusionment, hopes and dreams that die slowly. All lyrics provided for educational purposes only. I love this song it has the meaning on how im feeling .an i also think the actress in the vidio is very pretty good pick guys . First released in 1987 on 10 Records, the song is the lead single from their self-titled debut album. Cornell's most high-profile musical contribution to a movie was ". I know songs can mean many different things to many different people and change meaning over the course of our lifetime. "The Promise" was the singer's last release prior to his passing. He also said that a good song should mean different things … Joe M. from El Paso Tx. When all is lost Trust in Him. "The Promise" is a song by American singer-songwriter Chris Cornell. That did and can have the power to save and help you find ''The Way'' with your way on your journey in life. fate?) "The film and plot are your band mates and the song has to be true to the story and the characters in it," he explained. Bridesmaids, Reservoir Dogs, Willy Wonka - just a few of the flicks where characters discuss specific songs, sometimes as a prelude to murder. Chris Cornell was found dead in his hotel room on May 18, 2017. One of the first famous singers to come out as a lesbian, Janis wrote a song about it. When times get tough Trust in Him. The first part, "I built that Challenger by myself...," reminds me of the song Racing in the Street, where the singer and his partner built their unbeatable Chevy "straight out of scratch," and logically what comes next should be the story of how the singer and his hotrod beat the competition and rode off into the sunset. The kid in Madonna's "Open Your Heart" video became a successful songwriter. I think he mentions that this is what he was trying to convey in his songs in the making of Darkness on the Edge of Town. Joe M. from El Paso Tx. Written for the forthcoming feature film The Promise, starring Academy Award winning actor Christian Bale and Golden Globe winning actor Oscar Isaac, Chris Cornell’s ‘The Promise’ was released today.The film will hit theaters on April 21, 2017. })(); (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); One of the best songs ever from a man who us pure genius. 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