Don't Cry (Asia song)

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"Don't Cry"
Asia Don't Cry.jpeg
Single by Asia
from the album Alpha
B-side "True Colors" (UK)
"Daylight" (outside of UK)
Released July 1983
Format 7" single
12" single
Genre Rock, progressive rock
Length 3:41 (7" & album version)
Label Geffen
Writer(s) Geoff Downes
John Wetton
Producer(s) Mike Stone
Asia singles chronology
"Wildest Dreams"
"Don't Cry"
"True Colors"
Alternative covers
Japanese Edition

"Don't Cry" is the first hit single from progressive rock band Asia's second album Alpha. "Don't Cry" reached #10 on the Billboard Hot 100 and #9 in Cash Box magazine. It was the band's second Top 10 Pop hit, and returned them to #1 on Billboard's Top Album Rock Tracks chart.

Track listing[edit]

US 7" single
No. Title Length
1. "Don't Cry" 3:37
2. "Daylight" 3:53
UK 7" single
No. Title Length
1. "Don't Cry" 3:25
3. "True Colors" 3:53
UK 12" single
No. Title Length
1. "Don't Cry" 3:25
2. "Daylight" 3:31
3. "True Colors" 3:53


Chart (1983) Peak
Canadian RPM Top Singles[1] 10
French Singles Chart[2] 60
German Media Control Charts[3] 54
Irish Singles Chart[4] 23
Italian Singles Chart[5] 22
Polish Singles Chart[6] 20
Radio Luxemburg Singles[7] 17
UK Singles Chart[8] 33
U.S. Billboard Hot 100[9] 10
U.S. Billboard Top Tracks[9] 1

Year-end charts[edit]

Chart (1983) Position
Canadian RPM Top Singles[10] 85
Italian Singles Chart[11] 89
U.S. Billboard Hot 100 98
U.S. Cashbox Top 100[12] 65


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