First Listen Melba Moore helps us "Imagine" a better world

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    (July 5, 2022) There’s no question that the world we live in is full of turmoil – hatred, violence, racism, and so forth.  Those negative conditions, however, don’t stop people from hoping for a better world.  That hope has been expressed in song many times over the years by artists in just about every genre.  One song that fits into this category is “Imagine,” the latest single by legendary entertainer Melba Moore, who was recently announced as one of the honorees who will receive a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in 2023. 

    Although not a cover of the John Lennon classic, Melba Moore’s “Imagine” has a similar purpose – urging the listener to imagine a world that’s much better than the one we have currently.  She sings: “A place of hope, a place of peace. Imagine if love filled every street / No more hate, we’d all be free. Imagine how pure this world could be.”

    (July 5, 2022) There’s no question that the world we live in is full of turmoil – hatred, violence, racism, and so forth.  Those negative conditions, however, don’t stop people from hoping for a better world.  That hope has been expressed in song many times over the years by artists in just about every genre.  One song that fits into this category is “Imagine,” the latest single by legendary entertainer Melba Moore, who was recently announced as one of the honorees who will receive a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in 2023. 

    Although not a cover of the John Lennon classic, Melba Moore’s “Imagine” has a similar purpose – urging the listener to imagine a world that’s much better than the one we have currently.  She sings: “A place of hope, a place of peace. Imagine if love filled every street / No more hate, we’d all be free. Imagine how pure this world could be.”

    In addition to those peaceful lyrics, the song itself - which has a Sade-esque feel to it - exudes a sense of calm.  While listening to “Imagine,” you can close your eyes and get lost in imagining the serenity that Melba Moore is singing about.  The song is the title track from Moore’s latest album, which she calls her best work yet.

    As you check out the lyric video for “Imagine” below - which features families enjoying each other in peace - imagine yourself in a better world, with Melba Moore as your musical tour guide.

    By Darnea N. Samuels

    Melba Moore - "Imagine"

     
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