"The Wild Ones" is the second single from the album Dog Man Star by Suede, released on 14 November 1994 on Nude Records. The song peaked at #18 in the UK. The ballad is considered a favourite among fans and is one of their most notable songs of this period. The B-side, "Modern Boys", appears as an album track in the U.S. edition of Dog Man Star. The single also features a version of "Introducing the Band" by electronic pioneer Brian Eno.
Brett Anderson has said on numerous occasions that he regards this song as not only the highmark of his writing partnership with Bernard Butler, but his favourite of all Suede songs.
The "Wild Ones" music video was filmed in Dartmoor and was directed by Howard Greenhalgh. The video cost £150,000, most of it for computer special effects.