US release on Janus in '72. English also wrote Bend Me, Shape Me (see there) and two hits for The Castaways: Lavender Popcorn and Just A High.
Bunny Walters [such a hit in NZ, they took him for the original]
Barry Manilow [n°1 US as Mandy; renamed to avoid confusion with Brandy (You're A Fine Girl), a hit US for Looking Glass that same year (see there)]
Andy Williams [idem]
Richard Kerr [coauthor]
Yves Segers [NL version]
Drop Nineteens [also as Mandy]
Helmut Lotti [idem]
Mandy's about a lost love, Brandy about a lost dog.