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The One I Love

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“The One I Love” is a song by American rock band R.E.M. It was released on the band’s fifth full-length studio album, Document, and also as a 7” vinyl single in 1987. The song was their first hit single, reaching #9 in the US Billboard Hot 100, #14 in Canada, and later reached #16 in the UK singles chart on its UK release (1991). The song was included in Activision’s Guitar Hero World Tour and is in . The accompanying video’s director was artist Robert Longo. The director of photography was Alton Brown, who later became a Food Network chef. In March 2005, Q magazine placed “The One I Love” at number 57 in its list of the 100 Greatest Guitar Tracks. The song is included on R.E.M. Live’‘. Read on...

Song lines: ♪ Fire. (she's comin' down on her own, now ... This one goes out to the one I love ... This one goes out to the one I've left behind

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