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The One

The One

Elton’s 24th studio album is packed with notable guest appearances, from Eric Clapton on the duet Runaway Train to David Gilmour on Understanding Women to Gianni Versace, who designed the cover artwork. This album, his highest-charting record in the US since 1976's Blue Moves, hit #8 on the Billboard 200 chart (#2 on the UK Album Chart) with the eponymous single The One reaching #1 on the Adult Contemporary chart. The album also saw a second #1 AC hit single with the track Simple Life.


  1. 1.Simple Life6:26
  2. 2.The One5:53
  3. 3.Sweat It Out6:39
  4. 4.Runaway Train [with Eric Clapton]5:23
  5. 5.Whitewash County5:30
  6. 6.The North5:16
  7. 7.When A Woman Doesn’t Want You4:56
  8. 8.Emily4:58
  9. 9.On Dark Street4:43
  10. 10.Understanding Women5:03
  11. 11.The Last Song3:33
  12. 12.Suit of Wolves [Bonus Track]5:49
  13. 13.Fat Boys And Ugly Girls [Bonus Track]4:14

Liner Notes

Music & Lyrics by ELTON JOHN, OLLE ROMO & BERNIE TAUPIN Produced by CHRIS THOMAS Recorded at Studio Guillaume Tell, Paris, FR; TheTownhouse, London, UK: Air Lyndhurst, London, UK