#Video: Julian Lennon sings “Imagine” in support of Ukrainian refugees

The eldest son of the legendary musician John Lennon, Julian, performed the song “Imagine” for the first time in public of his late father in order to raise money to support the ukrainian refugees what caused the invasion from Russia to that country.

Through your social networks Julian Lennon published a video where he is seen interpreting “Imagine”, 1971 hit released by his father as part of his career as a solo artist, The ex-beatle’s son is in a dark room surrounded by candles and accompanied by guitarist Nuno Bettencourt.

“As a human being and as an artist, I felt compelled to respond in the most meaningful way I could. so today, For the first time, I publicly performed my dad’s song, Imagine.”

Julian Lennon said that he “had always said that the only time I would consider singing ‘Imagine’ it would be if it was the end of the world (…) I call on world leaders and all those who believe in the sentiment of ‘Imagine’ so that they defend refugees everywhere”.

“His lyrics reflect our collective desire for peace around the world. Because within this song, we are transported to a space, where love and togetherness become our reality, Even if it’s for a moment in time.”

The video was also published during a charity event for Ukrainian refugees that was televised from the European Union and raised 10.1 billion in grants and loans for the cause.

The campaign, called “Stand Up for Ukraine”, ended on April 9, but humanitarian organizations continue to receive donations.