"The One" as written by Nate Mendel, Dave Grohl, Taylor Hawkins and Chris Shiflett....
Everyone makes one mistake
One more time for old times sake
One more time before the feeling fades

One that's born of memories
One more bruise you gave to me
One more test just how much can I take

Because you're not the one but you're the only one
Who can make me feel like this
You're not the one but you're the only one
Who can make me feel like shit

Something never meant to be
Everything you meant to me
Wake me when this punishment is done

Those who try and get away
From the one who gets away
Someone's always someone else's one

Because you're not the one but you're the only one
Who can make me feel like this
You're not the one but you're the only one
Who can make me feel like shit
You're not the one but you're the only one
Who can make me feel like this
You're not the one but you're the only one
Who can make me feel like shit

Until the end of time
In another life
Until the day I die
Save it up for one more try
Save it for the last goodbye
We go on and get off
And get on and get off

Because you're not the one but you're the only one
Who can make me feel like this
You're not the one but you're the only one
Who can make me feel like shit
You're not the one but you're the only one
Who can make me feel like this
You're not the one but you're the only one
Who can make me feel like shit

Because you're not the one but you're the only one
Who can make me feel like this
You're not the one but you're the only one
Who can make me feel like
Oh shit


Lyrics submitted by SoyFarra

"The One" as written by Maqbool Ahmed Sabri

Lyrics © EMI Music Publishing, Kobalt Music Publishing Ltd.

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    General CommentThis isn't my all time favorite foo fighters song ( i love their music) but it's definatly a great song. Everyone can relate to it because it's so true, everyone has that one person that they're drawn to and stuck on even though they know they aren't "the one"
    tinypunksteron June 20, 2002   Link
  • 0
    General Commenti love this song...the best lines gotta be "Someone's always someone else's one" ;)
    cc_soccerbabe_8on March 26, 2002   Link
  • 0
    General CommentDefinately!! i love that line. This song reminds me of my ex girlfriend. She may not have been the one, but i sure did feel like shit when she dumped me
    Leecheron April 13, 2002   Link
  • 0
    General CommentAm I the only foo's fan that was ever-so-slightly dissapointed when I heard this song? Its ok, better than average, but its not anywhere near as good as half the songs on "colour and shape" or "nothing left to lose"
    propheton April 17, 2002   Link
  • 0
    General CommentI totally agree prophet... I was dissapointed too. But it's still a cool song. But not as good as the Colour and Shape" but "Nothing Left To Lose" was also sorta dissapointing. Yeah, but I can relate to this song. Sorta... when you like someone or go out w/ them and you feel dissapointed and know that you've made a mistake by ever likeing them. I dunno.
    emo_SavestheDayon April 27, 2002   Link
  • 0
    General CommentThis song is so catchy and just fun. Its way easy to relate to also. The movie they played it on (orange county) was a big dissapointment, but that has nuthing to do with the song.
    NoOtherOneon May 12, 2002   Link
  • 0
    General CommentYea, this song is alright, but it could be better. The vocals are kinda weak... well, the whole song is kinda weak... Yep, I'm done complaining
    Squall3600on May 18, 2002   Link
  • 0
    General Commenti dont get this song what does it mean someone help me please, it's driving me mad!
    turnerkr_ukon May 27, 2002   Link
  • 0
    General CommentI think it's about a guy (or girl) who's in a shitty relationship and they want out but they might not be strong enough to break it off for good, and they regret ever dating that person, who has a lot of control over how they feel and what they do.
    kukamanja27on May 29, 2002   Link
  • 0
    General Commentthanx kukamanja27 i can definately relate 2 this song in that case!
    turnerkr_ukon June 06, 2002   Link

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