The single was written in 1970 by Hubert Giraud with original lyrics in French, and became No.1 in France performed by Nicoletta. In 1971 the song was released by Pop-Tops with English lyrics written by Phil Trim, and became an international hit. Other versions of song were performed by Ricky Shayne, Roger Whittaker and many other artists.
Pop-Tops performed also an Italian version of this single, reaching also a big appreciation.
The English version of Pop-Tops reached No.1 in Austria, Denmark, Sweden, Switzerland, Germany, Belgium and France. A Spanish version performed also by Pop-Tops reached No.1 in Spain too. Although wasn’t reached No.1 in Greece, it was a hit single there too, being sold more than 50 000 copies.