The One (Elton John song)

Elton John song

"The One" is a 1992 song by Elton John and is the title track to his 23rd studio album The One. It went to number 9 in the United States, number 10 in the United Kingdom, number 20 in Germany, number 1 in Portugal and Canada, number 27 in New Zealand, number 3 in Norway and France and number 8 in Ireland. It was nominated for a Grammy Award in 1993.

"The One"
Single by Elton John
from the album The One
  • "Suit of Wolves"
  • "Fat Boys and Ugly Girls"
Released25 May 1992 (1992-05-25)[1]
  • 4:31 (single version)
  • 5:53 (album version)
Composer(s)Elton John
Lyricist(s)Bernie Taupin
Producer(s)Chris Thomas
Elton John singles chronology
"Don't Let the Sun Go Down on Me"
"The One"
"Runaway Train"
Music video
"The One" at YouTube

Track listings


CD maxi

  1. "The One" (edit) – 4:31
  2. "Suit of Wolves" – 5:38
  3. "Fat Boys and Ugly Girls" – 4:12

7-inch single

  1. "The One" (edit)
  2. "Suit of Wolves"


  1. "New Releases: Singles" (PDF). Music Week. 23 May 1992. p. 19. Retrieved 19 June 2021.