Release Date

May 1, 1972

“Automatically Sunshine” is a song written by Smokey Robinson and released as a single by Motown singing group The Supremes as the second single from their popular album Floy Joy in 1972.

The single featured Jean Terrell and original Supreme Mary Wilson sharing lead vocals on the song. Floy Joy was one of the group’s final albums recorded at Motown’s famed Detroit studio, Hitsville U.S.A. On the US soul chart, “Automatically Sunshine” reached number twenty-one and was the Supremes’ final top 40 US hit for four years peaking at number thirty-seven on the Billboard Hot 100, while it became the group’s third consecutive top-ten single on the UK Singles Chart peaking at number ten.