ASIA ‘ONLY TIME WILL TELL’ XL-1511-3

Asia OTWT

Naming your band “Asia” or “Japan” was certainly not a hindrance to becoming big in Japan in the early 1980’s. Asia perfected the craft of commercializing prog-rock. However, these days, the band has not only been largely forgotten by the masses (except in Japan where they still tour, as recently as 2014) but this is the kind of bootleg you almost cannot give away.

Asia OTWT b

Japan: Second half of 1982/early 1983

XL 1511 A: Time Again / On Step Closer / Without You     
XL 1511 B: Steve Howe / Midnight Sun (Unreleased)     
XL 1512 A: Only Time Will Tell / The Smile (Unreleased)     
XL 1512 B: Cutting It Fine / Wildest Dreams     
XL 1513 A: Here Comes The Feeling / Carl Palmer / Karn Evil No. 9     
XL 1513 B: Sole Survivor / Heat Of The Moment

Source is stated as Philadelphia Spectrum on 22 June 1982 during the tour for their first self-titled album – “the world’s biggest selling album of 1982”, as it says on John Wetton’s website.

HOTWACKS quality rating: “Exs”

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Asia Philly 82 ticket

 

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