The Very Best of Asia: Heat of the Moment (1982–1990)

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The Very Best of Asia: Heat of the Moment (1982–1990)
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Compilation album by Asia
Released 6 June 2000
Recorded 1982–1990
Genre Progressive rock, Rock
Length 77:00
Label Geffen Records
Universal Music
Producer Mike Ragogna
Asia chronology
Rare
(2000)Rare2000
The Very Best of Asia: Heat of the Moment (1982-1990)
(2000)
Aura
(2001)Aura2001
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4.5/5 stars [1]

The Very Best of Asia: Heat of the Moment (1982–1990) is a greatest hits compilation album by the British band Asia, released in 2000. Covering the 1982-1990 period, it features songs from the band's first three albums, Asia, Alpha and Astra, plus three rare single B-sides ("Daylight", "Lying to Yourself", and "Ride Easy"), which had also been included on the Japan-exclusive EP Aurora in 1986, and one song from the Then & Now half compilation/half studio album released in 1989, "Days Like These".

The tracks "Sole Survivor" and "Here Comes the Feeling" are presented in their edited single versions. "Days Like These" features Toto guitarist Steve Lukather.[2]

Track listing[edit]

All songs by John Wetton & Geoff Downes, except where noted.

  1. "Heat of the Moment" - 3:51
  2. "Only Time Will Tell" - 4:45
  3. "Sole Survivor" - 3:40
  4. "Time Again" (Downes, Steve Howe, Carl Palmer, Wetton) - 4:45
  5. "Wildest Dreams" - 5:11
  6. "Here Comes the Feeling" (Wetton, Howe) - 3:32
  7. "Don't Cry" - 3:31
  8. "Daylight" - 3:32
  9. "The Smile Has Left Your Eyes" (Wetton) - 3:15
  10. "Lyin' to Yourself" (Wetton, Howe)- 4:13
  11. "The Heat Goes On" - 4:55
  12. "Never in a Million Years" - 3:46
  13. "Open Your Eyes" - 6:24
  14. "Go" - 4:06
  15. "Voice of America" - 4:26
  16. "Too Late" (Wetton, Downes, Palmer) - 4:11
  17. "Days Like These" (Steve Jones) - 4:06
  18. "Ride Easy" (Wetton, Howe) - 4:35

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