Category: JOHN WETTON

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...

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...

JOHN WETTON – The Studio Recordings Anthology (2-CD remastered)

Legendary English musician JOHN WETTON, best known for his work with Asia, UK and King Crimson, sadly passed away last year, but his music will live with us forever.“The Studio Recordings Anthology” is a superb double CD containing 32 tracks from six of his solo albums and featuring guest appearances by Jim Peterik, Robert Fripp, Steve Hackett, Geoff Downes, Steve...

JOHN WETTON – New York Minute (CD version)

Legendary JOHN WETTON, best known for his work with Asia, UK and King Crimson, passed away last January. But the talented Englishman left a great musical legacy, and one of his latest albums, “New York Minute” (recorded with The Les Paul Trio as back up band) almost silently released, was requested by one of you. As a singer, bassist and...

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....

ASIA – Symfonia, Live In Bulgaria (2017)

ASIA – Symfonia, Live In Bulgaria (2017)

Released by Frontiers Music today, ASIA‘s “Symfonia, Live In Bulgaria”, a live set recorded in 2013, will serve as their memorial to singer John Wetton who passed away last month at the age of 67. Taped on September 21, 2013 during the Sounds Of The Ages Festival a the IInd Century Roman Theater in Plovdiv, Bulgaria, the band, which included...

V.A. – Keep Calm and Salute Queen (2015)

This is simple: “Keep Calm and Salute Queen” is a tribute to Queen compiled by the specialized label in this matter, Cleopatra Records / Deadline. One of the good news is that these classic, influential songs are performed by a slew of hard rock champions from both sides of the pond. The other, these versions / covers are excellent. You...

VA – An All Star Tribute To Pink Floyd; The Everlasting Songs (2015)

* “An All Star Tribute To Pink Floyd; The Everlasting Songs” it’s just another ‘brick in the wall’ set of tribute albums to the legendary band. There’s nothing new here, these tracks previously appeared into different PF tributes but the Collectors Dream label selected the best and put them into a CD.But this is good, really good stuff that worth...