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This article focuses on the song.
For the Season Five episode, see "Only You".
"Only You"
Song Information
Written by Vince Clarke
Duration 3:11
Release date March 15, 1982
Show Information
First appearance "The Price"
Latest appearance "Dreamcatcher"
Latest mention "Only You"
Song Chronology
Next Song "Powerful Magic"
Henry: Our music takes some getting used to.
Violet: No, it's... I feel like I've heard this before.
Henry and Violet src

"Only You" is a song featured on ABC's Once Upon a Time. It was written by Vince Clarke. It débuts in the second episode of the fifth season.

This song was released on March 15, 1982 as Yazoo's first single.


During First Curse

At some point, Neal plays this song to Emma, who appreciates it. ("Dreamcatcher")

Before Third Curse

During a welcoming ball at Camelot Castle held by King Arthur in honour of the alleged Savior Regina and the group of people that accompanied her to Camelot, Henry Mills stands at the sidelines as the festivities are going on. He notices a girl his age, and with David's encouragement, he approaches to give her a drink. She expresses boredom about the ball, which is a regular occurrence in Camelot. To lighten the mood, Henry pulls out a music player device, explaining that he got it from the Savior as a gift after he saved his people from an alternate reality. She is amazed at this, asking if he is a knight, but he proudly defines himself as a writer instead. Henry hands her one of the device's earbuds and puts the other pair in his ear, and after she copies this action, he presses a switch on the device to play the song "Only You". The girl grins in awe and introduces herself as Violet, and he offers her his name as well before they shake hands. ("The Price")

After Third Curse

At Granny's Diner, and with absolutely no recollection of knowing each other due to Emma's interference with the third Dark Curse, Henry spots Violet looking at the juke box. He shows her how it works by putting money in it and choosing the song "Only You". When the song begins playing, Violet somehow senses the song is familiar to her although neither she nor Henry remember it as the same song they listened to at the Camelot ball. As it happened six weeks ago, Violet introduces herself to him, Henry gives her his name and they shake hands. ("The Price")

In an Operation Cobra mission, Emma joins Henry in retrieving Violet's missing horse Nicodemus. As the pair sit in the yellow bug together, Henry mentions winning over Violet with the song "Only You", which was a trick Neal once taught him, as Emma also recalls Neal pulled the same move with her. ("Dreamcatcher")

While searching Neal's old apartment in New York for clues about where Henry disappeared to, Emma realizes after finding a record for the song "Only You" that he was likely with Violet. ("Only You")



Looking from a window above, it's like a story of love
Can you hear me
Came back only yesterday
I'm moving further away
Want you near me
All I needed was the love you gave
All I needed for another day
And all I ever knew
Only you
Sometimes when I think of her name
When it's only a game
And I need you
Listen to the words that you say
It's getting harder to stay
When I see you
All I needed was the love you gave
All I needed for another day
And all I ever knew
Only you
All I needed was the love you gave
All I needed for another day
And all I ever knew
Only you
This is going to take a long time
And I wonder what's mine
Can't take no more
Wonder if you'll understand
It's just the touch of your hand
Behind a closed door
All I needed was the love you gave
All I needed for another day
And all I ever knew
Only you


Song Notes


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