"The Only One I Know" is the second single by the English alternative rock band The Charlatans. It was their first top-ten hit, reaching #9 on the UK Singles Chart. In the UK it was the highest-charting single from the Some Friendly album. Its best showing in the US was on the Modern Rock Chart, where it reached #5 in September 1990. The song contained lines directly lifted from The Byrds' 1967 song "Everybody’s Been Burned."