"Promises" is the lead single for The Cranberries' fourth record "Bury The Hatchet" (1999). It was released in february 1999. "Promises" would be the only single from the album to chart in the US and last single before their hiatus. The album peaked at 7 in the UK and 13 in the US. The song has heavy rock beat with strident lead guitar and makes full use of singer's vocal abilities. The song is dealing with the divorce subject.