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Album: Greatest HitsReleased: 1973Charted:
This was written by Barry Blue together with Lynsey de Paul. The previous year the duo had written "Sugar Me
," which was a UK #5 hit for de Paul.
John Richardson, Peter Arnesen and Alan Williams played as session musicians on this. They later became part of The Rubettes ("Sugar Baby Love
Barry Blue (his real name was the not so alliterative Barry Green) had five UK Top 40 hits, of which this was the first and biggest. Later on he became a producer, notably with Heatwave. At the end of the 1980s Blue made a surprising detour as a dance act, Cry Sisco! Under this name he reached #42 in the UK singles chart in 1989 with "Afro Dizzi Act." In 1996 English singer Dina Carroll had an UK #3 hit with the Barry Blue song "Escaping."