Lucy in the Sky with Diamonds is on the iconic Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band album, released in 1967. The album pushed the boundaries of popular music by experimenting with different musical influences and combining them with rock and pop. Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band is often referred to as a ‘concept’ album. It has a theme that links all tracks and is intended to be played in full.
Psychedelic rock was one of the subgenres of rock to emerge during the 1960s. Music in this style experimented with unusual electronic instruments, guitar effects and music from other cultures. The lyrics were strange and often dreamlike.