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Asia (album)

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Asia
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CD Album by Asia
Released 1982
Recorded ???
Genre rock
Length 43 min 54 s
Record label Geffen Records
Producer Mike "Clay" Stone
Professional reviews
Q 2 stars out of 5 October 2000 (http://www.q4music.com/nav?page=q4music.review.redirect&fixture_review=119076&resource=119076&fixture_artist=145421)
Allmusic.com review 4 1/2 stars out of 5 link (http://www.allmusic.com/cg/amg.dll?p=amg&uid=UIDMISS70404112128090409&sql=A48ngtq6ztu42)
Asia Chronology

Asia
(1982)
Alpha
(1983)

Asia is the breakthrough album by the prog rock band Asia, released in 1982 (see 1982 in music).

Asia peaked at #1 on Billboard's Pop Albums chart.

Track listing

  1. "Heat of the Moment" (Downes/Wetton) - 3:54
  2. "Only Time Will Tell" (Downes/Wetton) - 4:48
  3. "Sole Survivor" (Downes/Wetton) - 4:52
  4. "One Step Closer" (Howe/Wetton) - 4:18
  5. "Time Again" (Downes/Howe/Palmer/Wetton) - 4:47
  6. "Wildest Dreams" (Downes/Wetton) - 5:11
  7. "Without You" (Howe/Wetton) - 5:07
  8. "Cutting It Fine" (Downes/Howe/Wetton) - 5:40
  9. "Here Comes the Feeling" (Howe/Wetton) - 5:43

Personnel

  • Steve Howe - Guitar, Vocals
  • John Wetton - Bass, Guitar (Bass), Keyboards, Vocals
  • Roger Dean - Design, Illustrations, Cover Design
  • Geoffrey Downes - Keyboards, Vocals
  • Brian Griffin - Photography
  • Carl Palmer - Percussion, Drums
  • Mike "Clay" Stone - Producer, Engineer

Charting singles

Billboard Music Charts (North America)

1982	Heat Of The Moment	Mainstream Rock	                No. 1
1982	Here Comes The Feeling	Mainstream Rock	                No. 40
1982	Only Time Will Tell	Mainstream Rock	                No. 8
1982	Sole Survivor	        Mainstream Rock	                No. 10
1982	Time Again	        Mainstream Rock	                No. 43
1982	Wildest Dreams	        Mainstream Rock	                No. 28
1982	Heat Of The Moment	Pop Singles	                No. 4
1982	Only Time Will Tell	Pop Singles	                No. 17
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