UK single release: Imagine by John Lennon

John Lennon’s single ‘Imagine’ was released in the United Kingdom on 24 October 1975.

The b-side was the 1970 track ‘Working Class Hero’.

Imagine single artwork (UK) - John Lennon

[‘Imagine’] is anti-religious, anti-nationalistic, anti-conventional, anti-capitalistic… but because it is sugar-coated, it is accepted.
John Lennon

Although originally released in 1971, ‘Imagine’ was not issued as a UK single at the time. Its belated release in 1975 was to coincide with the release of the Shaved Fish compilation.

‘Imagine’ reached number six on the singles chart. Following Lennon’s death in 1980 the song re-entered the charts, and spent four weeks at number one in January 1981.

Last updated: 9 July 2021
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