|"Too Young for Promises"|
|Single by Koo De Tah|
|from the album Koo De Tah|
|A-side||"Too Young for Promises"|
|B-side||"Take It to the Bridge"|
|Studio||Studios 301, Sydney|
|Genre||Electronic music, Synth-pop|
|Producer(s)||Leon Berger, Doug Henderson|
|Koo De Tah singles chronology|
"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.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 ]
|Australia (Kent Music Report)||6|
|New Zealand (Recorded Music NZ)||48|
|Australia (Kent Music Report)||38|
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