CLASSIC ROCK SUPERGROUP ASIA RETURNS WITH ‘XXX’ AND UK TOUR

ASIA, featuring the original line-up of Geoff Downes (keyboards), Steve Howe (guitar), Carl Palmer (drums) and John Wetton (lead vocals and bass) celebrate their 30th anniversary (1982-2012) by releasing their new album XXX on Monday July 2nd.
“We wanted to recapture the energy of the first album,” says ASIA’s guitarist, Steve Howe.

“ASIA has always been about great songs, fantastic musicianship. Fans of the first album will fall in love with XXX.”Featuring artwork by Roger Dean, XXX dovetails ASIA’s 30th Anniversary World Tour and the collectors box set edition of their eponymous debut album.

In 1982 their debut album topped The Billboard Top 100 Chart for nine weeks, and went on to become the biggest selling album of the year. The album spawned the hits Heat Of The Moment, Only Time Will Tell, and four other radio hits.
The new album, ‘XXX’, produced by Mike Paxman, has been hailed ASIA’s best album since their classic early 80s releases.

The new album is released by Frontiers Records on Monday July 2nd on CD, special edition CD/DVD (featuring music videos, behind the scenes footage), and limited edition vinyl.

Tickets for the UK leg of ASIA’s 30th anniversary Tour can be ordered from the 24 HR Ticket Hotline: 0844 478 0898, eventim.co.uk
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