Imagination feat Leee John are back with new album ‘Retropia’ and Jazz Cafe gig

Top HitZ had a chat today with 80’s pop star and legend Leee John and he filled us in on what’s to come in 2017.

We are pleased to announce that a long awaited new album entitled ‘Retropia’ from Imagination Feat Leee John will be coming out later in 2017.

Check out the full tracklist:

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1. Utopia


3. Fantasia

4. Solitude

5. Do it right now

6. Hello goodbye

7. Tell her love has felt the need

8. Highway to hell

9. Brighter day

10. Make your mind up

11. The best I could

12. Visions

13. +4 special hidden tracks !


Leee John (born Leslie McGregor John, 23 June 1957) is an English musician, singer, and actor of St Lucian descent.

John was born in Hackney, London and educated in New York City, later studying drama at the Anna Scher Theatre School. He is best known as the lead singer of 80’s soul band Imagination, who had three UK Top 10 hits in the early 1980s.

He was working as a backing singer when he met Ashley Ingram (born 27 November 1960, Northampton, England) a guitarist/bassist.

They formed a songwriting partnership, working in a short-lived band called Fizzz. Together with Ingram and Errol Kennedy (born 9 June 1953, Montego Bay, Jamaica) they formed Imagination, a three-piece soul music band, in the early 1980s.

Produced by Jolley & Swain, their hit “Body Talk” reached number 4 in the UK Singles Chart in May 1981. Their biggest hit, “Just an Illusion”, peaked at number 2 in March 1982. The trio frequently appeared on Top of the Pops and other pop music programmes.

Leee is an Ambassador for SOS Children’s Villages, an international orphan charity providing homes and mothers for orphaned and abandoned children. He currently supports the charity’s annual World Orphan Week campaign which takes place each February.

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 What’s to come in 2017 – The Jazz Café – Friday 28th July 19:00-22:30

Over the past three decades multi award winning British soul group Imagination released so many wonderful classic hits such as Body Talk, Just An illusion , Flashback, Music and Lights and Changes which helped secure Imagination’s power and dominance over the charts in the 1980’s with their genre defying music not only in the UK but across the world.

Imagination featuring LEEE JOHN continue this year celebrating their 35th Anniversary with UK and International tour dates planned as well as the long awaited new Imagination album “Retropia” with brand new songs.

This special anniversary show promises to deliver all the greatest hits and much more, not to be missed!

To book tickets over the phone, please call Ticketmaster on: 0844 844 0444



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