This John Lennon tribute act from Argentina is incredible

28 November 2019, 11:27 | Updated: 28 November 2019, 11:38

John Lennon tribute act Javier Parisi
John Lennon tribute act Javier Parisi. Picture: Instagram/Javier Parisi

By Tom Eames

Nope, you're not looking at photos of John Lennon in the image above, that's actually a hugely impressive tribute act.

Javier Parisi is perhaps the greatest tribute artist around, as he channels the late John Lennon at shows all over the world.

The talented singer hails from Argentina, and has amazed Beatles fans with his incredible impersonation.

Not only does he look exactly like John Lennon, but he sounds just like him too. Watch a couple of performances below:

It's almost spooky.

Speaking about his love for Lennon on his blog, he said: "He’s still alive with his music, although he is not physically with us, he left his entire legacy and the most important thing, as John said, this conviction that we must believe in ourselves and we must get up every day to follow our dreams."

On why he started impersonating Lennon, he explained: "Well, I fell in love with them when I was 8 years old, I was watching tv when I saw this ad of a TV show. They were singing 'A Hard Day’s Night'. I was shocked; the riff of the beginning just blew my mind. I felt so attracted to their music.

"It was the first time music had colours, smell as I had imagined. Of John I’ve always liked his sense of humour, his voice and his rebellious spirit, saying what he wanted to say, always standing up for what he believed in."

Read more: The Story of... 'Imagine' by John Lennon

If there's ever going to be a John Lennon biopic, look no further.

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