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Geoff Downes legendary keyboardist, The Buggles/ASIA/YES talks about a new ASIA release with Ray Shasho.

ASIA, the multi-platinum selling English supergroup, formed in London in 1981, are celebrating their 40th anniversary by releasing a 5CD boxset The Reunion Albums:2007-2012 through BMG Records.

This 5CD deluxe clamshell box set features the 2CD live recording Fantasia, Live In Tokyo together with the three reunion studio albums Phoenix, Omega and XXX.

ASIA took the world by a storm with their debut album, globally the biggest-selling album of 1982. The single Heat Of The Moment, a huge soft-rock anthem, reached the top 40 in over a dozen markets, peaking in the U.S. at #4 on the Billboard Hot 100 and #1 on the Billboard Mainstream Rock chart.

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ASIA ‘The Reunion Albums: 2007 – 2012’

Original Asia celebrate their 40th Anniversary with the release of The Reunion Albums: 2007 - 2012 a 5CD box set out through BMG UK on 11th June featuring Fantasia, Live In Tokyo, Phoenix, Omega and XXX

Purchase now at amazon.com

For more information

About

GEOFF

DOWNES

ASIA

and YES

visit

for Geoff Downes:

www.geoffdownes.com

www.facebook.com/Geoffrey.Downes.Official

https://twitter.com/asiageoff

for ASIA:

www.originalasia.com

for YES:

www.yesworld.com

Guest, Geoff Downes

Guest Name
Geoff Downes
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Please welcome keyboardist, songwriter, and record producer who gained fame as a member of the new wave group The Buggles with Trevor Horn, the progressive rock band Yes, and the supergroup Asia. … GEOFF DOWNES
Guest Biography

G E O F F 

D O W N E S

and

A S I A

Celebrate their 40th anniversary

by releasing a 5-CD boxset 

'THE REUNION ALBUMS:

2007-2012' through BMG Records

Exclusive Interview with GEOFF DOWNES of

 (The Buggles- ASIA- YES)

 

ASIA, the multi-platinum selling English supergroup, formed in London in 1981, are celebrating their 40th anniversary by releasing a 5CD boxset 'THE REUNION ALBUMS:2007-2012' through BMG Records on June 11, 2021. Pre-order it here: https://asiaband.lnk.to/reunionalbumsPR and at amazon.com.

This 5CD deluxe clamshell box set features the 2CD live recording Fantasia, Live In Tokyo together with the three reunion studio albums Phoenix, Omega and XXX.

ASIA took the world by a storm with their eponymous debut album, globally the biggest-selling album of 1982. The single Heat Of The Moment, a huge soft-rock anthem, reached the top 40 in over a dozen markets, peaking in the U.S. at #4 on the Billboard Hot 100 and #1 on the Billboard Mainstream Rock chart.

The four original members of ASIA – John Wetton (King Crimson, lead vocal/bass), Steve Howe (YES, guitars), Carl Palmer (Emerson, Lake & Palmer, drums) and Geoff Downes (The Buggles, YES, keyboards), reunited to celebrate their 25th anniversary in 2006 and 2007 with a world tour.

This boxset features the original ASIA line-up, reformed in 2006, and brings together, for the first time, all of ASIA's essential music into one concise collection.

In 2021 ASIA signed a deal with BMG to re-release their reunion albums Phoenix, Omega, Fantasia: Live In Tokyo and XXX, along with Gravitas (with Sam Coulson), to celebrate the band's 40th anniversary in 2022. They also plan to release a box-set ASIA In Asia, of the first simulcast from 1983, with Greg Lake temporarily replacing John Wetton.

For all things ASIA please visit: www.originalAsia.com

Virtuoso keyboardist, multi-instrumentalist, songwriter and producer Geoff Downes has been legitimizing the art of great music since the inception of The Buggles with Trevor Horn in 1977. Downes symphonic savvy has allowed him to venture into multiple musical genres while perpetuating Prog- Rock prominence as the illustrious keyboardist for supergroups YES and Asia. Geoff Downes is undeniably one of the hardest working musicians in the business.

Purchase

ASIA

‘The Reunion Albums: 2007 – 2012’

Original Asia celebrate their 40th Anniversary with the release of The Reunion Albums: 2007 - 2012 a 5CD box set out through BMG UK on 11th June featuring Fantasia, Live In Tokyo, Phoenix, Omega and XXX

Pre-order it here:  https://asiaband.lnk.to/reunionalbumsPR

and at amazon.com

For more information

About

GEOFF DOWNES

ASIA and YES

Visit

for Geoff Downes:

www.geoffdownes.com

www.facebook.com/Geoffrey.Downes.Official

https://twitter.com/asiageoff

for ASIA:

www.originalasia.com

for YES:

www.yesworld.com

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