It's you I love and not another
And I know our love will last forever
You I love and not another
And I know we'll always be together
Some have one love, two and three love
Four and five and six love
But I believe in one love
I believe in one love

Some don't feel secure unless they have a woman on each arm
They have to play the field, prove they have charm
They say don't lay your eggs in 1 basket
If the basket should fall all the eggs'll be broken

But I believe in one love
I believe in one love
Oh girl I believe in one love
I believe in one love

It's not the everyday you find the woman of your dreams
Who will always be there no matter how bad things seem
Ever so faithful ever so sure
No man could ever ask for more

I believe in one love
I believe in one love, oh girl
I believe in one love
I believe, girl, oh yeah
In one love, in one love
In one love, in one love

I do, I do, I do
In one love
I do
In one love
I believe in one love, in one love.


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One Love Lyrics as written by Horace Keith Hinds Robert Del Naja

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    I believe this song has a very simple concept. Simply "one love", theres nothing else to it. And I think thats completely beautiful, and Horace Andy's performance is just breathtaking to me. What do others think?

    ming mingon January 08, 2005   Link
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    great song! definitely under-rated

    donniedarko28on July 18, 2007   Link

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