Carl Palmer and Geoff Downes will tour together as Asia for a 40th anniversary tour later this year. They will be joined by current Yes bassist Billy Sherwood and former Keith Emerson guitarist Marc Bonilla.
“We are planning an extensive tour to celebrate our 40th anniversary,” says Downes. “The music will feature all the hits the fans have embraced. 40 years of Asia is a real musical milestone for us. The success we experienced with our early albums has carried us through and gave us the foundation when we reformed in 2006. Asia has been together since, although we lost John in 2017 to cancer. Still we endured and we will carry on now with Marc Bonilla who we know will be a great addition to the band.”
“The fans have never left Asia,” adds Carl Palmer. “That first Asia album, with all the radio and MTV hits weaved the fabric of the music scene on the early 1980s. Those great sigs like Heat Of The Moment, Sole Survivor and Only Time Will Tell still hold up today. When we play those songs and our other hits, we can see the entire audience singing along.”
Asia released their self-titled debut album in 1982, which went on to become the biggest selling album of the year. They followed it up with Alpha in 1983 and Astra in 1985. Geoff Downes led a new line-up of the band through the 90s until the original four members, who also included Yes guitarist Steve Howe, reunited in 2006.
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- Asia - Asia - Dutch - vinyl LP - £10.00, $12.50, €11.80 (New Item) (arrived 06-May-2022 13:16)on May 23, 2022 at 12:12 pm
ASIA Asia (1982 Dutch 9-track LP featuring John Wetton, Steve Howe, Carl Palmer & Geoffrey Downes, glossy picture sleeve with album credits inner. The cover is Excellent with a small corner crease & the vinyl appears Excellent with light signsofplay over the years GEF85577)
- Asia - Astra - EX - UK - vinyl LP - £8.00, $10.00, €9.44 (New Item) (arrived 16-Apr-2022 12:32)on May 23, 2022 at 12:12 pm
ASIA Astra (1985 UK 10-track LP, glossy picture sleeve with lyric insert. The sleeve has a slight sticker mark in the top right corner with light scuffing to edges and the vinyl shows only a few signs of play GEF26413)
- Asia - The Official Live Bootlegs Volume 1 - Autographed - UK - cd album box set - £75.00, $93.75, €88.50 (New Item) (arrived 06-Apr-2022 11:28)on May 23, 2022 at 12:12 pm
ASIA The Official Live Bootlegs Volume 1 (2021 UK limited edition TEN CD set comprising official live bootleg recordings of FIVE concerts in Buffalo & Worcester [USA], Sao Paulo [Brazil], Tokyo [Japan] and London [UK]. The ten discs all look unplayed issued within five gatefold card sleeve, all housed inside the hype-stickered 5.5" x 5" x 1.5" card picture slipcase complete with the booklet containing rare band photos & sleevenotes. Additionally, this is one of the copies obtained directly from Burning Shed complete with lovely cover art card signed by Roger Dean!)
- Asia - Asia - UK - picture disc LP - £40.00, $50.00, €47.20 (New Item) (arrived 04-Apr-2022 09:42)on May 23, 2022 at 12:12 pm
ASIA Asia (Scarce 1982 UK limited edition 9-track Picture Disc LP - a wonderful copy of the band's debut album, displaying Roger Dean's stunning artwork GEF-11-85577)
- Asia - Astra - UK - vinyl LP - £15.00, $18.75, €17.70 (New Item) (arrived 15-Nov-2021 14:38)on May 23, 2022 at 12:12 pm
ASIA Astra (1985 UK 10-track LP, housed in a great sc-fi picture sleeve designed by Roger Dean with lyric insert. The sleeve shows some minor edgewear and the vinyl looks barely played GEF26413)