I remember a promise for a new tomorrow
I remember a promise to save our youth
I remember security for our aging
But when you made the pudding
You left out all the proof
I seem to recall you mentioning the word hope
I seem to recall you mentioning solutions
You made it sound like an angel
Had landed on our doorstep
Gave us more like two steps back
Than any evolution

Your empty promises are filling people's heads
You have us crawling round in circles
'Stead of walking straight ahead
I remember what you passed for truth
It turned out lies
Yes, I remember what you said (lies, lies, lies)
Yeah, I remember what you said (lies, lies, lies)

I made you a promise for a new tomorrow
I made you a promise to share our youth
I promised you security through our aging
But when I made the pudding, love,
I left out all the proof
I seem to recall you mentioning the word trust
I seen to recall you mentioning devotion
Made it sound like god's gift
Had landed on your doorstep
Then gave you more like two steps back
Than any evolution

My empty promises were filling up your head
I had us crawling round in circles
Instead of walking straight ahead
I remember what you took for truth
Turned out lies instead
Yes, I remember what I said (lies, lies, lies)
Yes, I remember what I said (lies, lies, lies)
I remember...

(Instumental)

Yeah, promise, promise, here's a little promise
It's love and that I keep for sure
Say, promise, promise, here comes a promise
Love and that I'll keep for sure
Promise, promise, here's a little promise
It's love and that I'll keep for sure
Say, promise, promise, here's a little promise
It's love...

I remember (I remember)
I remember (I remember)
I remember (I remember)
I remember (I remember)

I know you're through with broken promises
Yes, I know you're through with broken plans
And broken dreams
I know you're through with broken promises
Yes, I know you're through...
You're through with broken promises


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    My InterpretationThis one is pretty self-explanatory - politicians and the empty promises they make to get elected. I like how the first verse is from the citizen's point of view and then the second verse is from the politician's point of view.
    mbdownunderon June 30, 2010   Link

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