"Going in Circles" is a song written by Jerry Peters and Anita Poree, and originally performed by The Friends of Distinction on their 1969 album Grazin′, reaching number 15 on the U.S. Hot 100, and number three on the R&B chart. The song has since been covered numerous times by other artists, including Isaac Hayes and Luther Vandross.
In R&B circles, the song became a near rites of passage of young love. It became an anthem for broken hearts for everyone who heard. The vocal performanxss by The Friends of Distinction was award-winning in its depth of emotion.