Asia and King Crimson Vocalist John Wetton to Release Solo Career Retrospective & Live Album

Published 8 years ago on March 16, 2015

By Jonathan Graham

Asia and King Crimson's John Wetton will be releasing two new records this month. A solo career retrospective entitled, "The Studio Recordings Anthology" and live album "New York Minute - John Wetton & The Les Paul Trio" on Primary Purpose via Cherry Red Records.

As songwriter, bassist and vocalist, John Wetton performed as lead singer of King Crimson before forming UK with Eddie Jobson. However, Wetton  is best known for fronting supergroup Asia, his biggest commercial success featuring on the band’s self-titled debut album which was the biggest selling album in the world in 1982.

Wetton also enjoyed a successful solo career releasing a number of live albums which will be showcased on 'The Studio Recordings Anthology’ whilst his live album with The Les Paul Trio includes a number of unreleased and unheard Wetton tracks.

"The Studio Recordings Anthology"

"The Studio Anthology collects together the best of John Wetton's six solo studio albums within a 2-CD set with extensive new liner notes"

Disc One

1. The Circle of St. Giles
2. The Last Thing On My Mind
3.Hold Me Now
4.Where Do We Go From Here?
5. Another Twist of the Knife
6. I've Come To Take You Home
7. I Can't Lie Anymore
8. Lost For Words
9. Battle Lines
10. Caught In The Crossfire
11. Arkangel
12. Right Where I Wanted To Be
13. Nothings Gonna Stand In Our Way
14. Second Best
15. Woman
16. Real World

Disc Two

1. Heart Of Darkness
2. Say It Ain't So
3. Cold Is The Night
4. You're Not The Only One
5. Raised In Captivity
6. Steffi's Ring
7. Walking On Air
8. Take Me To The Waterline
9. Silently
10. Battle Lines (Acoustic)
11. I Lay Down
12. Rock of Faith
13. Who Will Light a Candle
14. You Against The World
15. Emma
16. After All

"New York Minute - John Wetton & The Les Paul Trio"

"New York Minute sees John Wetton playing a selection of the songs that inspired him, many of which are not available on any other release. This new live album also includes unique renditions of his solo hit "Battle Lines" and the ASIA mega hit "Heat of the Moment"

Track Listing:

1. Do It Again
2. What's Going On?
3. God Only Knows
4. Can't Find My Way Home
5. All Along The Watchtower
6. New York Minute
7. Lady Madonna
8. Heat of the Moment
9. Battle Lines

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