You Promised Lyrics

She was cryin' out my name
Standin' in the driveway
Little bare feet, wearin' her cotton dress, in my way.
I still see the rain chasing tears down her face

It was back in October when I said it’s over and hid
Behind the door
Behind the shame of my conviction
Beside myself
Beside some empty pill prescription

I Can hear her screamin’ now
No baby don’t, you making my heart hurt
Don’t say those words
Take it back
You know you don’t mean that
And you swore when I wore your ring
It meant forever
I’ve got it on baby
How can you say I lost it
Oh, you promised

Started crying while I was sleepin'
Waking up and reaching out
To a bed as empty as the heart inside my chest
So I gathered up some pictures
Said I had some things to give her
I let her read a letter
I had written her to give her on the day we tied the knot
I saw the tears
I saw them fall as she read the part about growing old
I heard her words
I heard her say it’ll never work

And hit my knees and cried
No baby don’t you’re making my heart hurt
Don’t say those words
Take it back
You know you don’t mean that.
And you swore when you wore my ring
It meant forever
You’ve got it on baby
How can you say you lost it
Yeah and you promised

We were different people then
Look at all the hateful things we’ve said
And I’m just as guilty
But girl that’s no way to be, Yeah
Take it easy baby I’m still broken
Memories enough to tear me wide open
When you see me girl you curse my name
Makes me wanna say

No, no baby don’t
You’re making my heart hurt
Don’t say those words
Take it back
You know you don’t mean that
And you know when you wore my ring
We said forever
But you took it off baby
Safe to say we’re through
But no matter what you do you know I’ll always love you,
Well I have to
‘Cause I promised

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Songwriter(s): Brantley Keith Gilbert
Record Label(s): 2017 Big Machine Label Group, LLC
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Meaning to "You Promised" song lyrics (15 meanings)
Christy 10/07/12,01:41

I hang on to that promise he made to me. My boyfriend and i are going through a rough patch. He has said things that make me think how he viewed me has changed but we promised we'd together forever and always.
Pretty Gyrl 09/27/12,13:13

This song make me cry i miss my wife so much. 8 years gone. I never thought we would end it like this. I miss you baby.
stormi 07/18/12,02:14

this song is exactly what i am going threw my husband and i split up and i have a note from him. we promised to grow old together and everything its completley the exact thing im going threw
Ally 06/28/12,16:51

This song makes me cry every time i hear it because it reminds me of my ex Matt. He sayed he loved me than a week later he dumbed me for this gil. I'll always love him because i promise
kelsey 05/08/12,12:22

this song makes me think of how a guy really says he loves you but dosent mean i love you bc promised dont mean a damn thing to a guy who only wants sex
Jamie 04/28/12,11:31

This has to be one of the most beautiful songs I have ever heard.It is what my husband and I are going through. I have to questeion why I have never heard it on the radio can only find on youtube
brittany 02/08/12,12:03

this is mine and my husband kalips song... we've been through alot but we were split for a while but we got US back,
Courtney 11/06/11,01:18

This song gets to me so bad.. I cry everytime hear it.. It's been a month & a half since Timothy & I broke up, & its been the worst month and a half of my life... But I
akg305 11/04/11,10:47

Ive never been through anything like his song is talkin about but it really gets to me still... i love it.
Amazed 09/25/11,19:03

This is exactly what me and my boyfriend are going through he made me take the ring off but we are working it out
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