This year marks the  40th Anniversary of LEEE JOHN  and his group  IMAGINATION (1981 – 2022/23) with a series of very special UK & Intl live shows and Festivals being planned, reflecting an incredible musical career journey spanning 4 decades.

With record sales in excess of over 30 million + albums the incomparable LEEE JOHN and his group IMAGINATION released and successfully had so many amazing classic hits singles and platinum, gold and silver albums with songs such as “Just an illusion” Music and Lights” “Changes” “Flashback” “In The Heat of the Night” and many more securing IMAGINATION’s with their perfect Brit Soul/Jazz/Funk songs establishing their position as essential 80’s crossover hit-makers and  an influence for future generations in the music industry.

Even today the story of IMAGINATION’S music continues in the form of a long list of samples, remixes and adaptations by major contemporary stars. Such as the THE PHARCYDE, DIMITRI from Paris, Destiny’s Child (Complete with Beyoncé) sampled Just An Illusion on their 1998 self-titled debut album produced by WYCLEF JEAN, with LEEE himself featured on DJ Dero’s 2005 rendition of the song which was widely played in clubs. Also let’s not forget America superstar Maria Carey recorded  version of “Illusion” on her top ten single “Get Your Number”.  Furthermore we see Flashback being sampled by Boards of Canada, Music & Lights by Tiger & Woods. “All Night Loving” by 88 Keys featuring Kanye West.

Following on from his recent music collaboration working with the incredible Damon Alban co-written and sung  with LEEE on the last Gorillaz Album “SONG MACHINE” with the phenomenal global track release “The Lost Chord”  which has gone on to date to receive  rave Intl reviews and has surpassed over 11 million streaming downloads to date. See video:

This 40th celebration milestone year marks a number of new music releases and special projects in the pipeline, including the long awaited “40 YEARS” IMAGINATION Featuring LEEE JOHN BOX SET,  composing 17 + CD’S capitulating for the very first time An incredible vast catalogue of music repertoire, and worldwide hits and rarities together all in one place to be released 10TH FEBRUARY 2023  Pre-order link here