One Shot
by JLS

Album: JLS (2009)
Charted: 6

Songfacts®:

  • This is the third single from the British boy band JLS' self-titled debut album. Danish duo Soulshock & Karlin (Brandy, Whitney Houston, Cheryl Cole) flew in from Los Angeles to produce this track.
  • Group member Oritsé Williams told Digital Spy: "I think the album's very varied. There's a shock value to it because it differs from song to song." When asked what the most shocking track on the album is, his colleague Marvin Humes replied: "A song called 'One Shot.' It starts off like a ballad and then totally switches up."

Comments

Be the first to comment...

Editor's Picks

The 10 Bands Most Like Spinal TapSong Writing

Based on criteria like girlfriend tension, stage mishaps and drummer turnover, these are the 10 bands most like Spinal Tap.

Justin Hayward of The Moody BluesSongwriter Interviews

Justin wrote the classic "Nights In White Satin," but his fondest musical memories are from a different decade.

Ralph Casale - Session ProSongwriter Interviews

A top New York studio musician, Ralph played guitar on many '60s hits, including "Lightnin' Strikes," "A Lover's Concerto" and "I Am A Rock."

Rock Revenge SongsMusic Quiz

John Lennon, Paul Simon and Lynyrd Skynyrd are some of the artists who have written revenge songs. Do you know who they wrote them about?

Gary LewisSongwriter Interviews

Gary Lewis and the Playboys had seven Top 10 hits despite competition from The Beatles. Gary talks about the hits, his famous father, and getting drafted.

Allen Toussaint - "Southern Nights"They're Playing My Song

A song he wrote and recorded from "sheer spiritual inspiration," Allen's didn't think "Southern Nights" had hit potential until Glen Campbell took it to #1 two years later.