I Want It to Be Real

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I Want it to Be Real is a 1984, solo, dance single by John Rocca, lead vocalist and guitarist for the London, dance group, Freeez. It was the first of two singles by Rocca to make it to number one on the dance charts.[1] "I Want it to Be Real" did not place on the Hot 100 but peaked at number fifty-five on the soul singles chart.[2]

Preceded by
"It's My Life" by Talk Talk
U.S. Billboard Hot Dance Club Play number-one single
May 12, 1984
Succeeded by
"Let's Hear It for the Boy" by Deniece Williams


  1. ^ Whitburn, Joel (2004). Hot Dance/Disco: 1974-2003. Record Research. p. 220. 
  2. ^ Whitburn, Joel (2004). Top R&B/Hip-Hop Singles: 1942-2004. Record Research. p. 497.