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Asia - Live At The Budokan 15/5/22

Multi-platinum selling supergroup Asia, are to release 'Asia In Asia - Live At The Budokan, Tokyo, 1983', through BMG Records on Friday 10th June, featuring Geoff Downes (The Buggles and Yes, keyboards and backing vocals), Steve Howe (Yes, guitars and backing vocals) and Carl Palmer (Emerson, Lake and Palmer, drums) with special guest Greg Lake (Emerson, Lake and Palmer, bass and lead vocals), of which 'Soul Survivor' is today's Video Of The Day. Asia visited Japan at the end of two years of touring to promote their phenomenally successful eponymous debut album (1982) and the follow-up 'Alpha' (1983), with Lake stepping in, at short notice, following the sudden departure of Asia’s founder member John Wetton ahead of the Japanese dates. The second of three shows, it made history as the first live broadcast between Japan and MTV in America, featuring some of Asia’s biggest and most memorable tracks including, 'Time Again', 'Only Time Will Tell', 'Wildest Dreams' and the global hit single 'Heat Of The Moment'.


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