Category: ASIA feat. JOHN PAYNE

ASIA – Aqua [Japan remaster mini LP Blu-Spec CD] Out Of Print

This one was requested several times here: the out of print, hard to find Japan release on mini LP Blu-SpecCD of ASIA‘s album “Aqua” remastered. The sound quality is amazing, with clearer vocals and bass, especially the wonderful harmonics. By 1991, John Wetton left Asia and it was pretty much clear that the band called its quits. Or, needed a...

ASIA – Alpha +2 [SHM-SACD Limited Release remastered] Out Of Print

When released some years ago we featured here the Universal Japan reissue of the 3 first albums by ASIA on an awesomely sounding Platinum SHM-CD. The band’s third offering “Astra” was requested again, but now we got the rare SHM-SACD (SuperAudio CD) a limited edition now out of print. If you ask me, SHM-SACD is equally good to the regular...

DUKES OF THE ORIENT – Dukes Of The Orient [Japan Edition +1] (2018)

What do you get when you match a Brit from London who loves American AOR with an American from California who grew up on British prog? DUKES OF THE ORIENT is the masterful pairing of vocalist John Payne (ex-ASIA, GPS) with keyboardist Erik Norlander (LAST IN LINE, LANA LANE) who now present their eponymous debut album, ten years in the...

ASIA – Phoenix (Special Edition) [US Mix remastered] (2016)

Cherry Red Records is releasing a digitally remastered & expanded two CD edition of ASIA‘s excellent album “Phoenix“, their best since the band first seminal LP’s. Legendary band Asia released the biggest selling album in the world in 1982. The original line-up of the band reunited in 2006 and recorded the studio album Phoenix in 2008. This album features original...

ASIA – Phoenix (Special Edition) [European Mix remastered] (2016)

Cherry Red Records is releasing a digitally remastered & expanded two CD edition of ASIA‘s excellent album “Phoenix“, their best since the band first seminal LP’s. Legendary band Asia released the biggest selling album in the world in 1982. The original line-up of the band reunited in 2006 and recorded the studio album “Phoenix” in 2008 featuring original members Geoff...

ASIA feat. JOHN PAYNE – Recollections; A Tribute To British Prog (2014)

ASIA feat. JOHN PAYNE – Recollections; A Tribute To British Prog (2014)

* ASIA featuring JOHN PAYNE presents their new studio album entitled “Recollections: A Tribute to British Prog”, featuring ten renditions of songs originally performed by such artists as Camel, King Crimson, Jethro Tull and The Alan Parsons Project, amongst others. As you may know, this other version of Asia born when Payne – who served as original frontman John Wetton’s...