Promise

Verse

It won’t be long until I finish it all
Say goodbye to this place and be gone
I’ve been staring at these books for too long

And my friends and my family know
They love me so they say I should go
But I know they want to keep me at home

Pre-Chorus

And so I turn away
Somehow it´s harder to leave than to stay
And I learned the way
Through the words that were spoken that day

Chorus

Go see the world be free
Go sing your melody
Go chaise your destiny
Become the man you’ll be

Don’t be afraid to leave
Open your eyes and see
Just promise you’ll come back
Come back to me

Verse

So I wake up and follow the sun
Through chaos and wonder run
My hopes and my dreams are now one

I said I travel the world, travel the world, travel the world one day
And how was I supposed to know the sacrifices would be so great

Pre-Chorus

And so I turn away
Somehow it´s harder to leave than to stay
And I learned the way
Through the words that were spoken that day

Chorus

Go see the world be free
Go sing your melody
Go chaise your destiny
Become the man you’ll be

Don’t be afraid to leave
Open your eyes and see
Just promise you’ll come back
Come back to me

Bridge

We taught you to be strong and honest listen to your heart don’t ever let nobody tell how
How you got to handle yours

The days are getting darker and the price is getting harder to pay
So won’t you go find your way
We’ll be okay

Chorus(x2)

Go see the world be free
Go sing your melody
Go chaise your destiny
Become the man you’ll be

Don’t be afraid to leave
Open your eyes and see
Just promise you’ll come back
Come back to me

Outro

Just promise you’ll come back
Come back to me

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Verse

G                                                    C
It won’t be long until I finish it all
Em
Say goodbye to this place and be gone
C
I’ve been staring at these books for too long

And my friends and my family know
They love me so they say I should go
But I know they want to keep me at home

Pre-Chorus

And so I turn away
Somehow it´s harder to leave than to stay
And I learned the way
Through the words that were spoken that day

Chorus

G                                C
Go see the world be free
Em
Go sing your melody
C
Go chaise your destiny
G
Become the man you’ll be

Don’t be afraid to leave
Open your eyes and see
Just promise you’ll come back
Come back to me

Verse

So I wake up and follow the sun
Through chaos and wonder run
My hopes and my dreams are now one

I said I travel the world, travel the world, travel the world one day
And how was I supposed to know the sacrifices would be so great

Pre-Chorus

And so I turn away
Somehow it´s harder to leave than to stay
And I learned the way
Through the words that were spoken that day

Chorus

Go see the world be free
Go sing your melody
Go chaise your destiny
Become the man you’ll be

Don’t be afraid to leave
Open your eyes and see
Just promise you’ll come back
Come back to me

Bridge

D                                                                                                                                                    C
We taught you to be strong and honest listen to your heart don’t ever let nobody tell how
How you got to handle yours

D
The days are getting darker and the price is getting harder to pay
C
So won’t you go find your way
D
We’ll be okay

Chorus(x2)

Go see the world be free
Go sing your melody
Go chaise your destiny
Become the man you’ll be

Don’t be afraid to leave
Open your eyes and see
Just promise you’ll come back
Come back to me

Outro

Just promise you’ll come back
Come back to me

Promise is a very personal story about my parents and me. While I was traveling over the world with one of my best friends, I forgot to contact my family for a long time, because there was no way to communicate or we were surfing every day, or we were stuck on an island or in the jungle or whatever the reason was. I guess we were to busy having fun and didn’t really think that much about it.

When i came back home from having all this fun i realized that my parents didn’t have fun missing me cause they were worried about my wellbeing all of the time(as parents do).

And then it occurred to me that there is no adventure without a home to leave, and there is no home without the people you love. And the people you love have a very strong effect on you once you put distance between them and yourself, and of course the other way around.

There is a very special bond between parents and their kids, and if it’s strong, healthy and supportive.. It can give you a head start in life. Promise is about that bond.