Body Talk (Imagination song)

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"Body Talk"
Single by Imagination
from the album Body Talk
B-side "Body Talk" (instrumental)
Released 1981
Format
Length 3:35
6:20
Songwriter(s)
Producer(s) Jolley & Swain
Imagination singles chronology
"Body Talk"
(1981)
"In and Out of Love"
(1981)

"Body Talk"
(1981)
"In and Out of Love"
(1981)

"Body Talk" is the debut single by British band Imagination from their album, Body Talk. It is their second biggest hit single in the UK Singles Chart, reaching a peak of no. 4, just behind their 1982 hits "Just an Illusion" (no. 2), but just ahead of "Music and Lights" (no. 5).[1]

"Body Talk" was written by Steve Jolley and Tony Swain from the songwriting team Jolley & Swain, along with Leee John and Ashley Ingram from Imagination.[2] It was arranged and produced by Jolley & Swain.[2]

Track listing[edit]

7" single[edit]

  1. A – "Body Talk" – 3:35
  2. B – "Body Talk" (Instrumental) – 5:15

12" single[edit]

  1. A – "Body Talk" – 6:20
  2. B – "Body Talk" (Instrumental) – 5:15

Charts[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Roberts, David (2006). British Hit Singles & Albums (19th ed.). London: Guinness World Records Limited. p. 267. ISBN 1-904994-10-5. 
  2. ^ a b Body Talk (liner notes). Imagination. R&B. 1981. Retrieved 15 November 2016. 
  3. ^ "Ultratop.be – Imagination – Body Talk" (in Dutch). Ultratop 50. Retrieved 15 November 2016.
  4. ^ "Le Détail par Artiste" (in French). InfoDisc. Select "Imagination" from the artist drop-down menu. Retrieved 15 November 2016. 
  5. ^ "The Irish Charts – Search Results – Body Talk". Irish Singles Chart. Retrieved 15 November 2016.
  6. ^ a b "I singoli più venduti del 1982" (in Italian). Hit Parade Italia. Creative Commons. Retrieved 15 November 2016. 
  7. ^ "Nederlandse Top 40 – Imagination - Body Talk" (in Dutch). Dutch Top 40. Retrieved 15 November 2016.
  8. ^ "Dutchcharts.nl – Imagination – Body Talk" (in Dutch). Single Top 100. Retrieved 15 November 2016.
  9. ^ "Charts.nz – Imagination – Body Talk". Top 40 Singles. Retrieved 15 November 2016.
  10. ^ "Official Singles Chart Top 100". Official Charts Company. Retrieved 15 November 2016.