Back in '86
February and a special number
I just had to know, is this feeling real?
I picked up the phone
I was one step closer to the danger zone
I knew she'd steal my heart away
But I know I couldn't live without her love
The first time she looked at me
Her smile stayed on my mind
I never thought I'd ever meet
A woman of her kind
Now I'm lost in a lover's daze
And I'm not walking out
Gonna give my heart away
And hope that she will always stay

Call for me, run to me
Whenever you are lonely
Call for me, run to me my lady love

Won't you come and show me that precious smile
And maybe stay for a little while
Close the door, Toss the key
Say you will always be my one and only

Looking back it seems to me
The message in her eyes
Left a lasting spell on me
A feeling I can't hide

Now I'm lost in a lover's daze
And I'm not walking out
Gonna give my heart away
And hope she will always stay

Call for me, run to me
Whenever you are lonely
Call for me, run to me my lady love

Won't you come and show me that precious smile
And maybe stay for a little while
Treat me to your sense of taste and style
Together we can walk the miles

Close the door, toss the key
Say that you will always be my one and only


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    Song MeaningIn the liner notes to the Japanese edition of the Empire album, lead guitarist Chris Degarmo wrote: "One and Only is a song... a personal lyric of mine. And it\'s inspired by the time when I first met my wife Kimberly, we met in 1986. And we had a birthday party. Actually I really rather not to talk about this. The song says everything that I wanted to say. It\'s personal and I really don\'t want to lay out to everyone in the world exactly how my wife and I met, and what we did on our first date." Speaking further about the writing of the song and love songs in general to Music Express, Degarmo said, "Sometimes when you\'re looking for things to write about, you have to reach into yourself, and that\'s not an easy area to share. I don\'t want people to know about my wife, but I ended up writing a song about her. Some people thought that would be a mushy love song when they saw the lyrics, but that track just blazes with energy. It threw some people off that a love song doesn\'t have to be a ballad. Love is anything but a ballad!"
    EternalTearsOfSorrowon February 19, 2022   Link
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    General CommentIts another scenerio: like love at first sight...
    Hes thinking about her all the time, and he wants to get a relationship going with her...
    thats what it sounds like to me...
    -ZERO-on March 06, 2006   Link

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