I Pretend

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"I Pretend"
Single by Des O'Connor
B-side "Thinking of You"[1]
Released 1968
Format 7", 45rpm
Genre Easy listening
Length 2:49
Writer(s) Barry Mason and Les Reed[1]
Producer(s) Norman Newell[1]

"I Pretend" is a song written by Barry Mason and Les Reed.[2] Des O'Connor's recording of this track became a number-one hit in the UK Singles Chart in July 1968,[3] and a number-one hit in Ireland the following month.


  1. ^ a b c "Des O'Connor - I Pretend (Vinyl) at Discogs". Discogs.com. Retrieved 2014-03-26. 
  2. ^ [1][dead link]
  3. ^ Roberts, David (2006). British Hit Singles & Albums (19th ed.). London: Guinness World Records Limited. p. 221. ISBN 1-904994-10-5. 
Preceded by
"Baby, Come Back" by The Equals
UK number one single
24 July 1968
Succeeded by
"Mony Mony" by Tommy James & The Shondells