If you need a friend
don't look to a stranger
you know in the end
I'll always be there

And when you're in doubt
and when you're in danger
take a look all around
and I'll be there

I'm sorry, but I'm just thinking of the right words to say
(I promise you)
I know they don't sound the way I planned them to be
(I promise you)
but if you wait around the world, I'll make you fall for me
(I promise you)
I promise you, I promise you I will

When your day is through
and so is your temper
you know that to do
I'll always be there

Sometimes if I shout
it's not quite intended
these words just come out
with no cross to bear

I'm sorry, but I'm just thinking of the right words to say
(I promise you)
I know they don't sound the way I planned them to be
(I promise you)
but if you wait around the world, I'll make you fall for me
(I promise you)
I promise you, I promise you

I'm sorry, but I'm just thinking of the right words to say
(I promise you)
I know they don't sound the way I planned them to be
(I promise you)
but if I have to walk the world, and make you fall for me
(I promise you)
I promise you, I promise you I will

I gotta tell ya
I need to tell ya
I've got to tell ya
I gotta tell ya

I'm sorry, but I'm just thinking of the right words to say
(I promise you)
I know they don't sound the way I planned them to be
(I promise you)
but if you wait around the world, I'll make you fall for me
(I promise you)
I promise you, I promise you

I'm sorry, but I'm just thinking of the right words to say
(I promise you)
I know they don't sound the way I planned them to be
(I promise you)
but if I have to walk the world, and make you fall for me
(I promise you)
I promise you, I promise you I will

I will
I will


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    General CommentThis song is not by Depeche Mode, its by When In Rome and it is called "The Promise".
    IlansterMonsteron August 16, 2005   Link
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    General CommentWho labeled this song as being a DM song? I love this song though. Is the only song from "When In Rome" that was a hit.
    DMBLISSon March 01, 2006   Link
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    General CommentI could see how someone would think this is DM. It' really tame for them though, the is the only reason I could never mistake it for them.
    Even DM's poppiest songs aren't this tame.
    But this is an excellent song though.
    MagentaMSIon March 30, 2008   Link

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