New Jersey born Gary Wright fronted the British band Spooky Tooth when befriended Beatle George Harrison. Harrison had invited him to join him on a trip to India. The trip inspired Wright and be came totally fascinated with Indian culture and philosophy. One of the readings he discovers was a poem referred to the idea of the mind weaving dreams. The idea behind a song that took him less than an hour to write.
It was a rare 1975 hit because the song features only keyboards and drums. There are no guitars in this hit that went to #2 in 1975.