THE ONE I LOVE
THE ONE I LOVE – 2009 Eddy McManus loves R.E.M. so naturally he loves ‘The One I Love’.
A song by American alternative rock band R.E.M., it was released on the band’s fifth full-length studio album, Document, and also as a 7-inch 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 record has become a popular radio dedication to loved ones, relying on a misinterpretation of its refrain, “This one goes out to the one I love.