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One-Word Title

A title of a work that's only one word long.

Note: Titles that's the name of a character (e.g. "Rose"; it refers to the character Rose Tyler) don't go here, they go under Character Title and its subtropes. Words comprised of two or more words written as one don't count either.

Compare to One-Letter Title and Short Titles. Contrast to The Fantastic Trope of Wonderous Titles and Long Title. Verbed Title and Mononymous Biopic Title are subtropes.

Helpful tip for new tropers: To link to a one-word trope, enclose in curly braces: {{Trope}}. Can be embedded inside square brackets: [[{{Trope}} visible text]]. And now you know. (In case you were wondering, the above text uses the [=This is not a link=] tag.


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  • Warriors has several: the entire second series (Midnight, Moonrise, Dawn, Starlight, Twilight, Sunset), Outcast, Eclipse, and Sunrise.

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  • Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious
  • "One". There's actually more than one "One".
  • The master of understatement Miles Davis was particularly partial to these, many of which were songs penned by Wayne Shorter: "Iris", Pangaea, and the classic Workin, Cookin, Walkin, Steamin, and Relaxin' albums.
  • Disturbed is a fan of this trope. Most of their albums contain twelve or so songs, all but one or two of which have a One-Word Title.
  • Lionel Richie's "Easy". note 
  • Pearl Jam are prone to this in studio albums (exceptions are No Code, Riot Act, Lightning Bolt and the Self-Titled Album), and were on song titles (which they retracted by writing "Elderly Woman Behind the Counter in a Small Town", though there already were exceptions like "Why Go" and the B-sides "Dirty Frank" and "Yellow Ledbetter").
  • Brazilian band Skank have 8 studio albums. Only one doesn't fit the trope.
  • That Handsome Devil's reinterpretation of The Jungle Book condenses each of the songs' titles into one word (i.e. "Bare" for "The Bare Necessities).
  • Every song on Elton John's Made in England album has a one word title, with the exception of the title track.
  • "Go" from Asia's Astra album.

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