"One (Feat. U2)" as written by and Dave Evans Paul Hewson....
Is it getting better
Or do you feel the same
Will it make it easier on you now
You got someone to blame

You say
One love
One life (one life)
When it's one need
In the night
It's one love (one love)
We get to share it (oh)
It leaves you darling
If you don't care for it

Did I disappoint you?
Or leave a bad taste in your mouth?
You act like you never had love
And you want me to go without

Well it's too late
Tonight
To drag the past out into the light
We're one but we're not the same
We get to carry each other
Carry each other
One, one, one (one), one (one)

Have you come here for forgiveness
Have you come to raise the dead
Have you come here to play Jesus
To the lepers in your head
Did I ask too much
More than a lot
You gave me nothing
Now it's all I got
We're one but we're not the same
We hurt each other
Then we do it again

You say
Love is a temple
Love a higher law
Love is a temple
Love is the higher law
You ask of me to enter
But then you made me crawl
And I can't be holding on
To what you got
When all you got is hurt

One love
One blood
One life
You got to do what you should

One life
With each other
Sisters
And my brothers

One life
But we're not the same
We get to carry each other
Carry each other

One (one), one (one), one, one (one)
One love, one life


Lyrics submitted by finallyfree

"One" as written by Esther Dean Mary J Blige

Lyrics © Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC, Kobalt Music Publishing Ltd., Peermusic Publishing

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  • +1
    General Comment"Feat. U2"? It's their song!
    Macphisto12on May 21, 2006   Link
  • +1
    General CommentI'm dissapointed with this cover, i don't like the way Marty sings this song. It shoud be a bit simpleir, it's not an rnb song, so all those "Ohh" don't really fit there. i like original version more
    madameon June 18, 2006   Link
  • +1
    General CommentI've seen the video for this. Larry Mullen looks fed up.
    Macphisto12on November 29, 2006   Link
  • +1
    General CommentU2 rules, owns, rocks! RnB sucks, #%%^, @#$5.
    young_jableson December 17, 2007   Link
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    General CommentI love this song too, it's totally one of of the 10 greatest songs ever according to me. I'm of course affected by the good memories this song reminds me of, but I totally think Mary's beautiful, powerful voice brings an extra dimension to it which is just fantastic. It sound so...genuine, real or something. I should also mention that I'm a BIG U2-fan, and I've loved "One" since the moment I first heard it. I prefer this version though, but that's not because I'm a stupid kid who doesn't know anything 'bout music ;) It's because it's a wonderful song! Finally, I wouldn't consider this RnB at all. I would rather call it a power ballad, although neither that is a good enough genre to sort this song in, but it's the closest call I can some up with right now ...hmm...I will be back!
    roevgrenon February 23, 2008   Link
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    General Commentfor someone who doesnt fancy rnb much, this is actually quite good!
    so_fetch!on April 27, 2006   Link
  • 0
    General Commentoh by the way, may i like to correct you in the second verse its darling instead of baby.
    so_fetch!on April 27, 2006   Link
  • -1
    General CommentI like the original more though
    Ruton May 02, 2006   Link
  • -1
    General CommentI think it's a very strong cover I must admit - and I'm not a fan of r&b either.
    butterflykiss84on May 21, 2006   Link
  • -1
    General CommentWauw... I really love this song, but apparently i'm the only one... This is my favorite song. I liked it before i heard the original by U2 and I almost cried when it was played on the radio one day. I thought it sounded so stupid because I was used to this version. The way they sings the One is just so amazing... Their voises sort of blends into each other :D Bautiful song and great cover!
    kullihuton February 20, 2008   Link

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