Chesney Hawkes – The One And Only – Official Music Video. “The One And Only” was written by English singer-songwriter Nik Kershaw. The song was released as the lead single from Chesney’s debut album, “Buddy’s Song” (in the United States the album was released as “The One and Only”). The single was released in February 1991 topping the singles charts in the UK, Germany and other European countries. In the United States, the single peaked at #10.