It’s time for a final tribute to the late John Wetton. His band, Asia, is famous for its cover art and swell logos. All but one of the covers I’m posting today were by Roger Dean who is also known for his work with Yes.
Let’s begin at the beginning with the band’s 1982 smash hit eponymous debut album:
Next up is Asia’s second LP, Alpha. It was the debut of the eyes logo, which has been a constant motif for the band over the years:
Here’s a cover from a 2004 album without John Wetton in the band or artwork by Roger Dean. It’s a goddamn photograph, y’all:
Here’s an appropriate hit song from Alpha:
Finally, a live duet on the same song with John and Geoff Downes: