"Special" was the third single taken from Garbage's 1998 platinum second album Version 2.0. "Special" was written and recorded by Garbage (Duke Erikson, Shirley Manson, Steve Marker and Butch Vig) at their own recording studio during the 1997 sessions for Version 2.0.
Although not the biggest hit from Version 2.0 worldwide, it became a huge mainstream hit in the United States, the band's home country. The song's…
I'm living without you
I know all about you
I have run you down into the ground
Spread disease about you over town