The One Thing
by INXS

Album: Shabooh Shoobah (1982)
Charted: 30
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  • Well you know just what you do to me
    The way you move soft and slippery
    Cut the night just like a razor
    Rarely talk and that's the danger

    It's the one thing
    You are my thing

    You know your voice is a love song
    It's a cat call from the past
    There's no ice in your lovers walk
    You don't look twice 'cause you move so fast

    It's the one thing
    You are my thing

    You've got a dozen men behind you
    You've got dead flowers on the floor
    You're too pretty in the daylight
    It keeps them coming back for more

    It's the one thing
    You are my thing

    It's the one thing
    You are my thing

    It's the one thing
    You are my thing Writer/s: ANDREW CHARLES FARRISS, MICHAEL HUTCHENCE
    Publisher: Universal Music Publishing Group
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

Comments: 2

  • Jammer777 from Fort Worth, TexasI believe this song is about a couple who don't have much in common except sex. The lyrics indicate that they don't really talk and that's a problem (the danger) but at least they have, "The One Thing" that keeps them together. He says tenderly, "You are my thing," so it's not all bad. He also implies that she has had a lot of lovers with the line about dead flowers all over the floor which also indicates a sexual nature.
  • Dusk Blackman from Albany, Georgia (u.s.a.)I first heard this song on MTV when I was in Honolulu, Hawaii summer of 1983. he was so young. who was to know that he would turn out to be a legend in his own right.
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