Asia to release a new live CD/DVD showcasing the Phoenix tour

Frontiers Records is pleased to announce the release of Asia brand new live CD/DVD ‘Spirit Of The Night – Live in Cambridge 2009’ on October 15th 2010.  A proper US release will follow in early 2011.

This Live CD/DVD captures Asia in their original line-up, featuring John Wetton on vocals, Steve Howe on guitar, Geoffrey Downes on keyboards and Carl Palmer on drums, performing to an enthusiastic crowd. The masters come from the band’s own archive and this is a show they have personally selected to be filmed and released. It’s a raw and honest view of the musicians and the perspiration on their brows, as they play to a receptive audience. It is truly a compelling viewing and a “must have” for all Asia fans.

Asia Spirit Of The Night Live In Cambridge 2009 ArtworkThe DVD shows the band playing tightly together in harmony with each other and the audience in an energetic and energizing rock concert. The filming is “fly on the wall” placing the viewer seemingly in the audience rather than in a cinema. All of the band supports this type of filming and are looking forward to a DVD which allows the fans almost to join them on stage.

The set list features songs from their reunion album ‘Phoenix’ along with a selection of the classics that all the fans would expect. The recording is a historical document of where the band was at the time and a snapshot of their musicianship, camaraderie and passion. This live CD/DVD is an irreplaceable companion to the studio album. “Spirit of the Night” shows the band at the top of their game.

‘Spirit of the Night’ will be released in CD and DVD separate editions and in a limited edition in digipak including both items.

CD track listing includes:
Only Time Will Tell; Time Again; An Extraordinary Life; My Own Time; Open Your Eyes; Fanfare For The Common Man (CD exclusive); Here Comes That Feeling; Never Again; The Heat Goes On; Sole Survivor; Don’t Cry; Heat Of The Moment; Midnight Sun (Bonus Track).

DVD contents include:
Live in Cambridge concert: Only Time Will Tell; Time Again; An Extraordinary Life; My Own Time; Open Your Eyes; Here Comes The Feeling; Never Again; The Heat Goes On; Sole Survivor; Don’t Cry; Heat Of The Moment. Bonus material: In the Court of the Crimson King (featuring Ian McDonald)

EPK – including John Wetton’s voiceover.

The DVD will be released in NTSC Region free format and shall include have Screen options 4:3 and 16:9, with stereo mix in 2.0 and 5.1.

‘Heat Of The Moment’ and ‘Never Again’ can exclusively be listened to in full by streaming on the Frontiers Web Radio from September 3rd. Tune in at: www.frontiers.it/webradio

Asia Lineup:
John Wetton: bass and lead vocals
Steve Howe: guitars
Geoff Downes: keyboards
Carl Palmer: drums

Weblinks: www.originalasia.com / www.frontiers.it / www.myspace.com/frontiersrecords

     

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