It reached number 2 in the UK Singles Chart in 1975, and number 3 in the US Pop charts a year later. The song was later remixed by Most, who re-released it as an A-side some months later on his RAK label.
The song was a hit and ultimately became the group's best-known song. 1 spot, but was beaten to it by "Bohemian Rhapsody," when on 29 November 1975 the Queen single leaped above it from no. in turn reinvigorating public interest in the band, and prompted the release of the compilation album The Very Best Of Hot Chocolate (featuring the Liebrand remix) which subsequently reached number 1 in the UK Album chart in February 1987.
To coincide with Valentine’s Day, the Ad Council, R/GA and an unprecedented group of brand partners launched, “Fans of Love,” an extension of the iconic Love Has No Labels campaign.
The new PSAs, filmed live at the NFL Pro Bowl in Orlando in January, put a twist on the traditional kiss cam by replacing it with an unbiased camera that features all forms of love –friendships, families and romantic relationships– across race, religion, gender, sexuality, ability and age.
In addition, it is the only song to enter the UK Top Ten in the 1970s, 1980s and 1990s.
"You Sexy Thing" has a simple structure, with most of the song alternating between two major chords (F and Bb). One of the song's most memorable aspects is its distinctive six note riff which is repeated intermittently throughout, played on a mildly overdriven electric guitar on a high treble setting and with noticeable vibrato.
“On Valentine’s Day ‘Fans of Love’ highlights that love has the power to bring people together regardless of our differences – a message that is more important now than ever,” said Lisa Sherman, president and CEO of the Ad Council.The video starts with a roving fan camera scanning the crowd for embracing couples to feature on the big screen.However, the camera readjusts the frame, to focus not so much on traditional male/female couples, but on same sex couples, families, peoples of different races, religions, genders, sexualities, abilities and ages. MISUSE OF THIS INFORMATION MAY RESULT IN CRIMINAL PROSECUTION. THE INFORMATION PROVIDED IN THE DOWNLOADABLE LIST IS INTENDED FOR COMMUNITY SAFETY PURPOSES ONLY AND SHOULD NOT BE USED TO THREATEN, INTIMIDATE, OR HARASS.As with all of the Love Has No Labels campaigns, “Fans of Love” continues to feature real people and relationships to celebrate diversity and promote inclusion.