The song “One Thing” is taken from One Direction’s debut studio album “Up All Night”. It was released on January 6, 2012 as their third single, produced by Rami Yacoub and Savan Kotecha, and written by Carl Falk, Rami Yacoub and Savan Kotecha. The official music video was released on January 13, 2012 on YouTube and was directed by Declan Whitebloom.
They performed the song on Dancing on Ice, on Le Grand Journal, at Capital FM’s Jingle Bell Ball, on The Today Show, on Saturday Night Live, at the 54th Logie Awrds, at the MTV Video Music Awards 2012 and during the Up All Night Tour.
“One Thing” debuted at number 48 on the Flemish Ultratop 50 chart, at number 15 on the Irish Singles chart, at number 28 on the UK Singles chart, at number 8 on the Scottish Singles chart, at number 34 on the New Zealand RIANZ Singles chart, at number 32 on the Australian Singles chart, at number 90 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart, at number 47 on the Slovakian IFPI Singles chart, at number 4 on the Hungarian Radios Top 40 chart and at number 72 on the Netherlands Mega Single Top 100 chart.