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2.75 | 8 ratings | 2 reviews | 0% 5 stars

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Live, released in 1999

Songs / Tracks Listing

1. The Heat Goes On (4:45)
2. Different Worlds (5:17)
3. Back In Town (4:21)
4. Summer (3:34)
5. Don't Call Me (5:43)
6. Military Man (3:43)
7. Geoff Downes Solo (5:00)
8. Arena (5:39)
9. Only Time Will Tell (4:18)
10. Feels Like Love (4:35)
11. Who Will Stop The Rain? (5:42)
12. Sad Situation (4:22)
13. Heat Of The Moment (4:27)

Total Time: 61:26
Recorded live at the Stadthalle in Germany on September 21, 1997.

Line-up / Musicians

- Geoff Downes / keyboards, vocals
- Aziz Ibrahim / guitars
- John Payne / lead vocals, bass, guitars
- Bob Richards / drums, percussion

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ASIA Live Acoustic ratings distribution

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Essential: a masterpiece of rock music(0%)
Excellent addition to any rock music collection(14%)
Good, but non-essential (57%)
Collectors/fans only (29%)
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Review by Marty McFly
SPECIAL COLLABORATOR Errors and Omissions Team
2 stars Nope, something is just not right here. This is soft rock, not prog at all. And taking it to acoustic dimension can't help it at all.

This music uses cheap tricks that you've heard many times before. "The Heat Goes On" uses one riff for entire track, combined with some better sounding addition.

This is basic formula how is it created, very poor foundnations, some good things in addition, but so weak, so little prog things. I can't recommend this even to rock fans, because of it's weakness. I wonder why is this artist here on PA, maybe for its supposed supergroupsity. I feel need for something more proggy.

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4 stars This album features some of the best ASIA themes played unplugged. The quality of recordings could have been improved, but it is different from any other album from Asia in a great way. Bob Richards creates an inmersive atmosphere with his percussion. This is a must-have, be sure to listen "On ... (read more)

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