The song became one of the best-known disco songs by a British group and charted at #2 in both the UK Singles Chart as well as the Billboard Hot 100. It also appeared on U.S. BillboardR&B and dance charts during 1977. The song would reach number 1 in New Zealand. The single was certified platinum by the RIAA. Unfortunately, the song did not chart in Ireland.
In 1992, British singer Sonia released a version of the song, produced by Mark Taylor and Tracy Ackerman for Sonia's third studio album Better the Devil You Know in 1993. The song was released in September 1992 and peaked at #30 in the UK Charts. The single's B-side was "My Light" which also appeared on the album.