Asia and King Crimson Lead Vocalist John Wetton to Release Solo Career Retrospective ‘The Studio Recordings Anthology’ and Live Album ‘New York Minute’

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October 17, 2017

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Asia and King Crimson Lead Vocalist John Wetton to Release Solo Career Retrospective ‘The Studio Recordings Anthology’ and Live Album ‘New York Minute’

London, UK – Legendary John Wetton, best known for his work with Asia, UK and King Crimson, is releasing two new albums this month: The Studio Recordings Anthology 2CD Set and New York Minute – John Wetton & The Les Paul Trio, on Primary Purpose via Cherry Red Records.

As a singer, bassist and songwriter, John Wetton initially rose to fame as the lead singer of King Crimson and thereafter Wetton formed UK with Eddie Jobson and later he was the lead vocalist of the supergroup Asia, his biggest commercial success. The band’s self-titled debut album was the biggest selling album in the world in 1982.

Wetton also has a successful solo career releasing a large number of studio and live albums and these are showcased on the 2CD ‘The Studio Recordings Anthology’ meanwhile a unique live album with The Les Paul Trio includes a number of songs Wetton has never sung elsewhere.

The Studio Recordings Anthology 2CD Set

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. NOTHING’S 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

For more information: http://www.cherryred.co.uk/shopexd.asp?id=4974

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

For more information: http://www.cherryred.co.uk/shopexd.asp?id=4972

John Wetton is embarking on a number of live projects in 2015 including the final tour of UK and a German ‘Rock Meets Classic’ orchestral arena tour.

John Wetton’s official website: http://www.johnwetton.com

To purchase:

The Studio Recordings Anthology

Amazon CD

Amazon Digital

iTunes: http://geni.us/2vwm

New York Minute

Amazon CD

Amazon Digital

iTunes: http://geni.us/1IEo

 

Press inquiries: Glass Onyon PR, PH: 828-350-8158 (USA), glassonyonpr@gmail.com

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