Asia discography

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Asia discography
Studio albums 13
Live albums 20
Compilation albums 13
Music videos 12
EPs 2
Singles 31

This article presents the discography of British progressive rock band Asia.

Albums[edit]

Studio albums[edit]

Year Album details Peak chart positions Certifications
(sales thresholds)
US
[1][2]
UK
[3]
JP
[4]
NED
[5]
1982 Asia
  • Released: March 1982
  • Label: Geffen
1 11 15 10
1983 Alpha
  • Released: 26 July 1983
  • Label: Geffen
6 5 4 9
  • US: Platinum[6]
  • CAN: Platinum[7]
  • UK: Silver[8]
1985 Astra
  • Released: November 1985
  • Label: Geffen
67 68 15
1992 Aqua 21
1994 Aria
  • Released: 10 May 1994
  • Label: InsideOut Music
20
1996 Arena
  • Released: February 1996
  • Label: InsideOut Music
48
2000 Rare
  • Released: 2 May 2000
  • Label: Resurgence
2001 Aura
  • Released: 5 June 2001
  • Label: Recognition
160
2004 Silent Nation
  • Released: 31 August 2004
  • Label: InsideOut Music
2008 Phoenix 73 166 27
2010 Omega
  • Released: 23 April 2010
  • Label: Frontiers
135 29
2012 XXX
  • Released: 29 June 2012
  • Label: Frontiers
134 69 36
2014 Gravitas
  • Released: Japan - 5 March,
    Europe - 21 March, UK - 24 March
    and USA - 25 March
  • Label: Frontiers
159 92 42
"—" denotes releases that did not chart

Live albums[edit]

Released Recorded Album details Chart positions
JP
[4]
1991 1990 Live in Moscow
  • Recorded: Olympijski Stadium, Moscow, USSR – 9 November 1990
  • Label: Rhino
1997 1990 Now: Live in Nottingham
  • Recorded: Central Studios, Nottingham, UK – 23 June 1990
  • Label: Blueprint
1992 Live in Philadelphia
  • Recorded: Chestnut Cabaret, Philadelphia, USA – 21 November 1992
  • Label: Blueprint
Live in Osaka
  • Recorded: Koseinenkin Kaikan, Osaka, Japan – 4 June 1992
  • Label: Blueprint
1994 Live in Köln
  • Recorded: Alter Wartesaal, Köln, Germany – 5 October 1994
  • Label: Blueprint
1999 1992 Live at the Town & Country Club
  • Recorded: Town & Country Club, London, UK – 10 November 1992
  • Label: Resurgence
1997 Live Acoustic
  • Recorded: Stadthalle, Brucksal, Germany – 21 September 1997
  • Label: Resurgence
2001 compilation The Best of Asia Live
1983 Asia Enso Kai (Live in Tokyo)
  • Recorded: Budokan, Tokyo, Japan – 7 December 1983
  • Label: MSI
Alive in Hallowed Halls
  • Recorded: Pine Knob, Detroit, USA – 10 September 1983
  • Label: Zoom Club Records
2002 1982-1983 / 1990 Quadra
  • Recorded: Stanley Theater, Pittsburg, USA – 25 April 1982 (Disc One), Centrum, Worcester, USA – 22 August 1983 (Disc Two – Three), Frankfurt Music Hall, Frankfurt, Germany, 13 December 1990 (Disc Four)
  • Label: Zoom Club Records
1983 Live at Budokan
  • Recorded: Budokan, Tokyo, Japan – 7 December 1983
  • Label: Superior
1990 Bedrock in Concert
2003 2002 America: Live in the USA
  • Recorded: Patriot's Theatre, New Jersey, USA – 5 October 2002
  • Label: Classic Rock Productions
1990 Dragon Attack
  • Recorded: Nakano SUNPLAZA, Tokyo, Japan – 29 September 1990
  • Label: Trademark of Quality
1982 Live in Buffalo
  • Recorded: Kleinhans, New York, USA – 3 May 1982
  • Label: Trademark of Quality
2004 1983 Live in Massachusetts '83
  • Recorded: Centrum, Worcester, USA – 19 August 1983
  • Label: Trademark of Quality
1990 Live in Hyogo
  • Recorded: Archaic Hall, Amagasaki, Japan – 24 September 1990
  • Label: Trademark of Quality
2006 1983 Night of the Rising Sun
  • Recorded: Budokan, Tokyo, Japan – 7 December 1983
  • Label: RENAISSANCE
2007 2007 Fantasia: Live in Tokyo 109
2008 2008 Under the Bridge: Live in San Francisco
Live in Tokyo Japan 12 May 2008
Live Pabst Theatre 23 April 2008
Live in São Paulo 23 March 2008
Live in Barcelona 19 May 2008
2010 compilation Asia – Live Around the World
2010 At High Voltage 2010
2009 Spirit Of The Night: The Phoenix Tour Live In Cambridge 2009
  • Recorded: Haggis Farm Polo Club, Barton, Cambridge, UK – 9 August 2009
  • Label: FRONTIERS
271
2011 2011 Live at the London Forum (The Omega Tour)
2012 2010 Resonance: The Omega Tour Live In Basel 2010
2014 2010 High Voltage - Live
2015 2012 Axis XXX Live in San Francisco MMXII
2002 Live in America
2017 2013 Symfonia - Live in Bulgaria 2013
"—" denotes releases that did not chart

Compilation albums[edit]

Year Album Chart positions Certifications
(sales thresholds)

US
[1][2]
1990 Then & Now 114
1996 Archiva Vol. 1
Archiva Vol. 2
1997 Archives: Best of 1988–1997
Anthology
1999 Axioms
2000 The Very Best of Asia: Heat of the Moment (1982-1990)
The Collection
2002 Anthologia – The 20th Anniversary – Geffen Years Collection (1982-1990)
Classic Asia – Universal Masters Collection
2003 20th Century Masters – The Millennium Collection: The Best of Asia
2005 Gold
2006 Definitive Collection 183
"—" denotes releases that did not chart

EPs[edit]

Year Title Chart position
JP
[4]
1986 Aurora 66

Singles[edit]

Year Single Peak chart positions Album
US
[1][9]
US Main
[1]
GER
[10]
UK
[3]
1982 "Heat of the Moment" 4 1 7 46 Asia
"Here Comes the Feeling" [promo] 40
"Only Time Will Tell" 17 8 50 54
"Sole Survivor" 10 75
"Time Again" [promo] 43
"Wildest Dreams" [promo] 28
1983 "Don't Cry" 10 1 54 33 Alpha
"True Colors" [promo] 20
"The Heat Goes On" [promo] 5
"Daylight" [promo] 24
"The Smile Has Left Your Eyes" 34 25 81
1985 "Go" 46 7 Astra
1986 "Wishing" [promo] 53
"Too Late" 30
1990 "Days Like These" 64 2 Then & Now
"Prayin' 4 a Miracle" [promo]
1992 "Who Will Stop the Rain" Aqua
"Lay Down Your Arms" [promo]
"Heaven on Earth" [promo]
"Little Rich Boy"
"Crime of the Heart"
"Love Under Fire" [promo]
"Back in Town" [promo]
1994 "Anytime" Aria
"Summer" [promo]
"Military Man" [promo]
1996 "Turn It Around" [promo] Arena
2000 "Wherever You Are" [promo] Aura
"Estoy Listo Para Ir a Mi Casa" Non-album song
2004 "Long Way from Home" Silent Nation
"What About Love" [promo]
2012 "Face on the Bridge" [promo] XXX
"—" denotes releases that did not chart

Music videos[edit]

  • "Heat of the Moment" (1982)
  • "Only Time Will Tell" (1982)
  • "Wildest Dreams" (1982)
  • "Don't Cry" (1983)
  • "The Smile Has Left Your Eyes" (1983)
  • "Go" (1985)
  • "Days Like These" (1990)
  • "Kari-Anne" (1990)
  • "Prayin' 4 a Miracle" (1990)
  • "Anytime" (1994)
  • "Face on the Bridge" (2012)
  • "Faithful" (2012)
  • "Valkyrie" (2014)

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d "Artist Chart History – Asia". Billboard charts. Retrieved 2016-10-27. 
  2. ^ a b Whitburn, Joel (2011). Top Pop Albums (Seventh ed.). Record Research. ISBN 978-0-89820-183-3. 
  3. ^ a b Peak chart positions for releases charting in the UK:
  4. ^ a b c エイジアのアルバム売り上げランキング (in Japanese). Oricon. Retrieved 27 October 2016. 
  5. ^ "Asia in Dutch Charts" (in Dutch). Hung Medien. Retrieved 28 October 2016. 
  6. ^ a b c "American certifications – Asia". Recording Industry Association of America. Retrieved 2016-10-27. 
  7. ^ a b "Canadian certifications – Asia". Music Canada. Retrieved 2016-10-27. 
  8. ^ a b "British certifications – Asia". British Phonographic Industry. Retrieved 2016-10-27.  Enter Asia in the field Search. Select Artist in the field Search by. Click Search
  9. ^ Whitburn, Joel (2013). Top Pop Singles 1955-2012. Menomonee Falls, WI: Record Research, Inc. p. 45. ISBN 0-89820-205-1. 
  10. ^ German Singles:

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