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One of the finest debuts in rock history - there is no denying the epic grandeur
of the music!
Asia's debut spend 9 weeks at #1 on the U.S. album chart. "Heat Of the Moment",
"Sole Survivor", and "Only Time Will Tell" were huge Top 40 hits. Asia would go
on to receive a Grammy nomination as Best New Artist of the Year and Billboard
named Asia Album of the Year.
One of the first true supergroups, the band had an amazing pedigree made-up of
former members of veteran progressive rock bands Steve Howe (Yes), Carl Palmer (ELP),
John Wetton (King Crimson) and Geoff Downes (Buggles).
The quartet set out to make an album that drew from their progressive
backgrounds, but with shorter song-oriented material. They were right on the
mark with great songs and production work. This record is just fun, emotional,
raw prog-pop, served up early '80s style. Asia captured a spark and sound that
riveted listeners. They became one of the most played acts on MTV and for a few
brief, shining moments their rock & pop ruled the music world selling over 10
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1. Heat Of the Moment
2. Only Time Will Tell
3. Sole Survivor
4. One Step Closer
5. Time Again
6. Wildest Dreams
7. Without You
8. Cutting It Fine
9. Here Comes the Feeling