"The One Thing" is a song by Australian rock group INXS, released in July as the first single ahead of their third studio album, Shabooh Shoobah. Written by guitarist Andy Farriss and lead singer Michael Hutchence, this song is about having a girl who is beautiful and confident, with lots of men after her. INXS: The One Thing: Directed by Soren Jensen. With Garry Beers, Andrew Farriss, Jon Farriss, Tim Farriss. Video promo for "The One Thing" by INXS. The One Thing. INXS. From the Album Shabooh Shoobah. July 1, Listen to The One Thing by INXS, Shazams, featuring on New Wave Essentials, and INXS Essentials Apple Music playlists. The One Thing by INXS. Mercury Producer: Mark Opitz. Main genre: Rock / Pop. Tags: GTA. 1 user contributed to this page. View credits, reviews, tracks and shop for the Vinyl release of "The One Thing" on Discogs. Watch the video for The One Thing from INXS's INXS Remastered for free, and see the artwork, lyrics and similar artists. Print and download The One Thing sheet music by INXS. Sheet music arranged for Piano/Vocal/Guitar in E Major. SKU: MN The One Thing / Space Shuttle, a Single by INXS. Released in July on WEA (catalog no. ; Vinyl 7"). Genres: Pop Rock, New Wave.