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Special Ones

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Released  11 June 2001
Genre  rock music, soft rock
Format  CD Single
Length  3:48
Recorded  Festival Studios, Sydney
Label  Festival Mushroom Records

"Special Ones" is the debut single from Australian alternative rock group, George. It followed the release of three extended plays and was the first single taken from their debut studio album Polyserena (2002).


At the ARIA Music Awards of 2001, the song was nominated for 'Breakthrough Artist – Single', losing out to "Frontier Psychiatrist" by The Avalanches.

Track listing

CD Single (020432)
  1. "Special Ones" - 3:48
  2. "She Smiles" (Live) - 6:10
  3. "Under the Milky Way" (Live) - 4:34
  4. "Spawn" (Future Funk Squad Bass Drop Remix) - 6:30
  • CD Rom (including the video for "Bastard Son")
  • Tracks 2 & 3: Recorded live at The Healer, Brisbane, Australia
  • "Under The Milky Way" originally by The Church was covered by george for Triple J on 3 November 2000.
  • Personnel

  • Arranged By [Special Ones Horn Arrangement] – Katie Noonan
  • Artwork, Design – Chris von Sanden
  • Design [CD ROM Design] – Dimity Mapstone
  • Engineer [Assistant] – Evan McHugh (tracks: 1), Justin Tresidder (tracks: 1)
  • French Horn – Liza Willcock (tracks: 1), Olly Redfearn (tracks: 1)
  • Performer [George], Bass [Basses] – Paulie B
  • Performer [George], Drums – Geoff Green
  • Performer [George], Guitar [Guitars] – Nick Stewart
  • Performer [George], Vocals [Vox], Keyboards [Keys] – Katie Noonan, Tyrone Noonan
  • References

    Special Ones Wikipedia