One (Bee Gees song)

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"One"
BeeGeesOnesingle.jpg
Single by Bee Gees
from the album One
B-side
  • "Flesh and Blood" (UK)
  • "Wing and a Prayer" (US)
ReleasedJune 1989 (UK)
July 1989 (US)
RecordedNovember to December 1988, Mayfair Studios, London
GenrePop
Length4:55 (album)
4:15 (single edit)
LabelWarner Bros. Records, Warner Music
Songwriter(s)Barry, Robin & Maurice Gibb
Producer(s)The Bee Gees, Brian Tench
Bee Gees singles chronology
"Ordinary Lives"
(1989)
"One"
(1989)
"Bodyguard"
(1989)

"One" is the second international single (and lead single in the U.S.) from the Bee Gees' album, One. This was the song that returned the Bee Gees to American radio and would turn out to be their biggest US hit in the 1980s, and their last hit single to reach the US top ten. It peaked at number seven on the Billboard Hot 100 chart in September 1989, and it stayed in the Top 40 for ten weeks. It also topped the American adult contemporary chart that same month, remaining at number one for two weeks.[1]

The track reached No. 71 in the UK Singles Chart.[2]

Chart performance[edit]

Weekly charts[edit]

Chart (1989) Peak position
Argentina 7
Belgium 38
Brazil 8
Canada 11
Germany 37
The Netherlands 46
United Kingdom[2] 71
United States 7

Year-end charts[edit]

Chart (1989) Position
Canada Top Singles (RPM)[3] 88

References[edit]

  • The Billboard Book of Top 40 Hits, 6th Edition, 1996
  1. ^ Whitburn, Joel (2002). Top Adult Contemporary: 1961-2001. Record Research. p. 30.
  2. ^ a b Roberts, David (2006). British Hit Singles & Albums (19th ed.). London: Guinness World Records Limited. p. 51. ISBN 1-904994-10-5.
  3. ^ "Top Singles - Volume 51, No. 8, December 23, 1989". RPM. December 23, 1999. Archived from the original on September 7, 2017. Retrieved November 22, 2017.

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