Promise (track) by Violent Femmes
Promise appears on the following album(s) by Violent Femmes:
- Violent Femmes (track #7) (this album) (1983)
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LOVE this song
Defined my first month at college. Absolutely hopeless, often pathetic, romantic pursuits. OK, they weren't all hopeless, but by the time I'd had my way they were.
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