Category: ICON (Wetton-Downes)

ASIA – Asia [Limited Platinum SHM-CD Universal Japan] Out Of Print

Super group ASIA most famous and celebrated recording, their self-titled debut “Asia”, was reissued in Japan not so long ago in a special edition pressed on a Platinum SHM-CD disc. The sound quality of this remaster from this high quality SHM-CD is simply incredible. When Asia was formed in 1981, the notice made waves as with the line-up including members...

DOWNES BRAIDE ASSOCIATION – Skyscraper Souls (2017)

Legendary keyboardist Geoff Downes & and young talent Chris Braide, known as the DOWNES BRAIDE ASSOCIATION (DBA), release their new album “Skyscraper Souls” via Cherry Red Records. This is their 3rd collaboration and follows their two previous critically-acclaimed releases Pictures of You (2012) and Suburban Ghosts (2015) – both featured here on the blog.“Skyscraper Souls” is quite different from the...

ICON (Wetton – Downes) – Urban Psalm [Deluxe Edition] (2017)

ICON (Wetton – Downes) – Urban Psalm [Deluxe Edition] (2017)

ICON was the collaborative band of the late John Wetton and keyboardist Geoff Downes, both known as the stellar songwriting duo behind the ASIA catalogue including the mega hit Heat Of The Moment. “Urban Psalm” emerged out of a very special one-time concert featuring the music of Wetton / Downes set in an historic Church in London, recorded and filmed....