ASIA Featuring JOHN PAYNE To Release Tribute to British Prog

Asia featuring John Payne - Recollections

Asia featuring John Payne is set to release a tribute album entitled Recollections: A Tribute to British Prog on April 15.

John Payne wrote on the Facebook page: “I’d love for people to realize what a deep heritage there is in classic rock and progressive rock coming from the UK.

The track listing of the upcoming release is below:

1 – “Sirius” (Originally Performed by Alan Parsons Project)
2 – “Eye In The Sky” (Originally Performed by Alan Parsons Project)
3 – “It Can Happen” (Originally Performed by YES)
4 – “Court of the Crimson King” (Originally Performed by King Crimson)
5 – “Highways of the Sun” (Originally Performed by Camel)
6 – “I Know You’re Out There Somewhere” (Originally Performed by The Moody Blues)
7 – “Rock And Roll Star” (Originally Performed by Barclay James Harvest
8 – “Nothing to Lose” (Originally Performed by UK)
9 – “Locomotive Breath” (Originally Performed by Jethro Tull)
10 – “Lucky Man” (Originally Performed by Emerson Lake & Palmer)

Asia, a classic/progressive rock supergroup, released six albums with John Payne on vocals in the time period from 1992 through 2004. The band reformed in the original line-up in 2006, featuring John Wetton on bass/vocals, Steve Howe on guitar, Geoff Downes on keyboards and Carl Palmer on drums.

Steve Howe left the band in 2013 and was replaced by Sam Coulson. Asia released their new album Gravitas on March 25, 2014.

Nikola Savić is a prog enthusiast, blogger and author, in addition to being the founder of Prog Sphere, Progify, ProgLyrics and the ongoing Progstravaganza compilation series.

3 Comments

  1. Winston Arntz

    March 30, 2014 at 7:46 pm

    dude, so some research, this is really embarrassing. John Payne is not in ASIA that released Gravitas. Asia featuring John Payne is a different band.

  2. Ed Sulesky (@ews1701e)

    March 31, 2014 at 2:20 am

    The following line in this post is incorrect: The band reformed in the original line-up in 2006, featuring John Payne on bass/vocals, Steve Howe on guitar, Geoff Downes on keyboards and Carl Palmer on drums. Should be John Wetton.

    Looking forward to the album, though I wish AFJP would finish Americana someday.

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