Composed by Brian Holland, Lamont Dozier and Eddie Holland. The song was originally released on the V I P record label, a subsidiary of Motown. It reached No.3 in the UK when first released. Reissued in 1971 by Tamla Motown, it again reached No.3 in the UK. Chart-History. Genre: R&B. The composers were a songwriting team who wrote many songs for Motown and helped define the sound of Motown in the 1960s.