Too Young for Promises

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"Too Young for Promises"
Too Young for Promises by Koo De Tah.jpg
Single by Koo De Tah
from the album Koo De Tah
A-side "Too Young for Promises"
B-side "Take It to the Bridge"
ReleasedJune 1985
Studio Studios 301, Sydney
Genre Electronic music, Synth-pop
Label Polygram Records
Songwriter(s) Leon Berger
Producer(s) Leon Berger, Doug Henderson
Koo De Tah singles chronology
"Too Young for Promises"
"Body Talk"

"Too Young for Promises" is a song written by Leon Berger and recorded by the Australian/New Zealand band Koo De Tah. It was released as the band's debut single in June 1985 and peaked at number 6 on the Australian Kent Music Report. [1] The single was also released via the Mercury Record Label in South Africa and was immensely popular on radio and in clubs, but relegated to the HiNRG genre, hence failed to make a dent on the Springbok Singles Charts.


The song was featured in the 1984 film Streets of Fire , starring Michael Paré and Diane Lane.[ citation needed ]

Track listing

7" Single (880 673-7)
12" Single (880 673-1)


Weekly charts

Chart (1985)Peak
Australia (Kent Music Report) [1] 6
New Zealand (Recorded Music NZ) [2] 48

Year-end charts

Chart (1985)Position
Australia (Kent Music Report)38

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  1. 1 2 Kent, David (1993). Australian Chart Book 1970–1992. St Ives: Australian Chart Book. p. 169. ISBN   0-646-11917-6.
  2. " – Koo De Tah – Too Young for Promises". Top 40 Singles. Retrieved 1 December 2017.