"One" - U2
“One” was the third single released from U2’s “Achtung Baby”. The single was released to radio in early 1992, and apparently the song did not need a lot of promotional material to be successful.
In the USA a single 5-inch CD was issued, containing one song, the title track. In Japan, some copies of the commercial CD were used for promotion, stickered with a red promotional sticker, and marked sample around the inside of the CD.
In the Phillipines a 7-inch promotional single was issued in conjunction with Dyna Records for use in juke boxes. A juke box promo was also pressed in France and contained a silver moulded label, and was used throughout Europe. In Germany copies of the commercial 7-inch single were used for promotion, accompanied by an information brochure in German.
For more information on the single “One”, including information about the song, how it charted, and the songs included on international releases, please see our discography entry for the “One” single.
Words by Bono. Music by U2. Produced by Daniel Lanois with Brian Eno. Engineered by Flood. Additional engineering by Robbie Adams. Assisted by Shannon Strong. Additional keyboards by Brian Eno. Additional guitar by Daniel Lanois.
Lady With the Spinning Head:
Words by Bono. Music by U2. Produced by Paul Barrett. Recorded by Ian Bryan. Mixed by Paul Barrett. Assisted by Louise McCormick and Fiach Cooling. Kyeboards and kay sound solo by Paul Barrett. Recorded at STS Studios, Dublin.
Front Cover Image: David Wojnarowicz. Back photography by Anton Corbijn. Design by Works Associates, Dublin.
Related Promotional Videos
- One (Version 2 - Buffalo Version by Mark Pellington) (04:34)
- One (Version 3 by Phil Joanou) (04:34)
- One (Version 2 - Alternate Faces Edit by Mark Pellington) (04:34)
- One (Version 1 by Anton Corbijn) (04:34)
- One (Version 1 - Director Cut by Anton Corbijn) (04:34)