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Asia (often stylized as ASIA) is a British rock band. The band was formed in 1981 as a supergroup of four members from different progressive rock bands, namely John Wetton (former bassist/vocalist of such bands as King Crimson, Roxy Music, and Uriah Heep), Steve Howe (guitarist of Yes), Geoff Downes (keyboardist of Yes and The Buggles) and drummer Carl Palmer (of Emerson, Lake & Palmer, The Crazy World of Arthur Brown, and Atomic Rooster). The band has continued activity off and on since that point with varying membership, and also in an offshoot billed as "Asia Featuring John Payne" fronted by the band's later lead singer.
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http://originalasia.com
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Releases on file (19)
Asia — Gravitas Asia — Gravitas
(Frontiers Records FR CD 643, 2014, CD)
Asia — XXX Asia — XXX
(Frontiers Records FR CDVD 560, 2012, CD+DVD)
Asia — Phoenix Asia — Phoenix
(EMI 50999 212869 26, 2008, CD)
Asia Featuring John Payne — Scandinavia (AKA Extended Versions) Asia Featuring John Payne — Scandinavia (AKA Extended Versions)
(Devgel DEVGEL1CD, 2007, CD)
Asia — Silent Nation Asia — Silent Nation
(Inside Out Music IOMACD2087, 2004, CD)
Asia — Different Worlds Live Asia — Different Worlds Live
(Shakedown SHAKEBX111 , 2003, 2CD+DVD)
Asia  — Aura Asia — Aura
(Acadia ACAM 8176, 2000/2007, 2CD)
Asia  — Live in Nottingham Asia — Live in Nottingham
(Blueprint BP-253-CD, 1997, CD)
Asia  — Archiva 1 Asia — Archiva 1
(Resurgence LV104-CD, 1996, CD)
Asia  — Archiva 2 Asia — Archiva 2
(Resurgence LV104-CD, 1996, CD)
Asia — Arena Asia — Arena
(Inside Out Music 0501352, 1996/2010, CD)
Asia — Aria Asia — Aria
(Inside Out Music SPV 085-48312 CD-E, 1994/2005, CD)
Asia — Aqua Asia — Aqua
(Inside Out Music 0500922, 1992/2010, CD)
Asia — Live in Hyogo Asia — Live in Hyogo
(Voiceprint VPTM0006CD, 1990/2003, 2CD)
Asia — Astra Asia — Astra
(Geffen Records MCAD 20851, 1985/1995, CD)
Asia — Alpha Asia — Alpha
(Geffen Records 4008-2, 1983/1990, CD)
Asia — Enso Kai - Live at Budokan Asia — Enso Kai - Live at Budokan
(Burning Airlines PILOT 87, 1983/2001, CD)
Asia — Asia Asia — Asia
(Geffen Records 2008-2, 1982/1990, CD)
Asia — Live in Buffalo Asia — Live in Buffalo
(Voiceprint VPTM005CD, 1982/2003, 2CD)

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