'Those Were The Days', Mary Hopkins, 1969
Original post was lost in the Great Deletion. No idea what I said back then, probably not much, but THE WEIRDNESS IS IN THE SOUND, NOT THE WORDS.
There's got to be a Bob Stanley curated compilation in all this.
Ooh: 'You're My World' by Cilla ("originally recorded in 1963 as "Il mio mondo" ("My World") by Umberto Bindi, who co-wrote the Italian version" sez wiki)