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Album cover parody of Asia by Asia
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This is the most recent information about Asia that has been submitted to amIright. If we have more information about Asia, then we provide a link to the section where it appears (the actual page whenever possible).

 
 

Band Name Origins:

  • They wanted something beginning with A. So record-store browsers would come across it first thing. Submitted by: Jerry Petersen
  • According to Asia's offical website, www.asiaworld.org, the name was a suggestion of then-manager Brian Lane. Submitted by: EJSawyer

Stupid Band Names:

  • It's a bunch of white, British guys. I shouldn't have to explain any more. Submitted by: GlamRockNinjaLord
  • Not a single member is from Asia. They're all British. Does that make any sense? Submitted by: Paul Bear

Literally Impossible Song Titles:

Song/Performer
Comment
Submitter Name
"The Smile Has Left Your Eyes,"Eyes don't smile. Mouths do.Candy Welty
"Heat of the Moment,"A moment is an idea; it doesn't give off heat.Fifi McFeef
"Countdown To Zero,"Who counts down to zero? Isn't it BLAST OFF!ThatAwesomeGuy

Use a Song Title to Answer a Different Song:

Song & Band Name
Song & Band Name
"When Will I Be Loved?," Linda Ronstadt"Only Time Will Tell," Asia
"Cryin' For You," Toby Keith"Don't Cry," Asia
"Stay," Maurice Williams & the Zodiacs"Go," Asia
"Is This Love?," Whitesnake"Only Time Will Tell," Asia
There are additional songs titles that answer other songs available.

Remove a Letter From a Song Title:

"Only Tie Will Tell" originally "Only Time Will Tell"
Natalie Merchant's Milpond
"Only Tim Will Tell" originally "Only Time Will Tell"
Consuela Sanchez
"Hat Of The Moment" originally "Heat Of The Moment"
Grace
"Eat Of The Moment" originally "Heat Of The Moment"
Joe King
"Different Words" originally "Different Worlds"
Roger

Add a Letter to a Song Title:

"Bride Easy" originally "Ride Easy"
Candy Welty
"Wheat Of The Moment" originally "Heat Of The Moment"
Hard to come up with a new wheat each moment.
Valerie Cameron
"Cheat Of The Moment" originally "Heat Of The Moment"
Someone's cheating somewhere most every moment.
Valerie Cameron
"Heart Of The Moment" originally "Heat Of The Moment"
Serafina

Change a Letter:

"Rode Easy" originally "Ride Easy"
Candy Welty
"Ride East" originally "Ride Easy"
Candy Welty
"Rice Easy" originally "Ride Easy"
Candy Welty
"Rise Easy" originally "Ride Easy"
Candy Welty
"Only Mime Will Tell" originally "Only Time Will Tell"
Only if we force it out of them?
Peter

There are additional Asia song titles with a letter changed available.

Song Parody Lyrics:

Original Song Name
Parody Song Name
Parody Author
"Only Time Will Tell""Facing the Triwizard Tournament"Scotty Dangerously
"Heat of the Moment""Heat of the Goblet"Scotty Dangerously
"Heat Of The Moment""Meat Of A Rodent"MysteryGoat
"Voice Of America""Girl Named Princess Zelda"Scotty Dangerously
"Heat of the Moment""There's No Global Warming"Joe Haynes
"Heat Of The Moment""Heat Of Miami"Tokusou Sentai Blessranger
"Heat of the Moment""Day of Atonement"pkbites
"Heat Of The Moment""Beat On The Donuts"Ashkicksass and Arwen and Johnny D
"Heat of the Moment""The Sigfried and Roy Show"Joe Haynes
"Heat of the Moment""Wed Wendy Whoppers"Floyd's Garage

There are additional Asia song parodies available.

Songs for Commercials, That Haven't Been Done Yet:

Song Name
Product
Submittor
Only Time Will TellTimex WatchesEd

Bad Choices for On Hold Music:

Song Name
Company/Organization
Submittor
GoThe Labour cabinetPickle
Only Time Will TellProcrastinators HotlineMike engle
Heat Of The MomentHeat Stroke Prevention HotlineMike engle

Songs for Duets, That Haven't Been Done Yet:

First Band/Song Name
Second Band/Song Name
New Song Name
Submittor
In The Heat Of The Night
   Ray Charles
Heat Of The Moment
   Asia
In The Heat Of The Moment
Bob
Hanging By A Moment
   Lifehouse
The Heat Of The Moment
   Asia
Hanging By The Heat Of The Moment
Ed
Only The Lonely
   The Motels
Only Time Will Tell
   Asia
Only Time Will Tell The Lonely
Ed
The Rhythm Of The Heat
   Peter Gabriel
Heat Of The Moment
   Asia
The Rythm Of The Heat Of The Moment
Jake Small
There are additional Asia duets that haven't been done yet available.

If Groups Combined, Their Names Might Be:

The Continents
Europe combined with Asia
Since these are the only two known bands named after specific continents.
Submitted By: Mitch
Sonic Youth 'n' Asia
Sonic Youth combined with Asia
That would do anything BUT put us out of our misery.
Submitted By: neptunevsmars
Eurasia
Europe combined with Asia
The continents of Europe and Asia, are really one giant land mass, and it's sometimes referred to as Eurasia. So why not a rock band with that name?
Submitted By: Paul Warren

Misheard Lyrics:

"Heat of the Moment"
Misheard Lyrics:
and we would streak to get our songs unsung
Original Lyrics:
and we would scream together songs unsung
"Heat of the Moment"
Misheard Lyrics:
You catch a pearl and ride the dragon queen
Original Lyrics:
You catch a pearl and ride the dragon's wings
"Heat of the Moment"
Misheard Lyrics:
The heat of the moment showed in your eyes
Original Lyrics:
The heat of the moment shone in your eyes
"Only Time Will Tell"
Misheard Lyrics:
Lust, like the tears that used to tide me over
Original Lyrics:
Lost, like the tears that used to tide me over
There are additional Asia misheard lyrics available.

Misheard Lyrics Stories:

"Heat of the Moment"
Misheard Lyrics:
And when your looks have gone and you're alone
How many nights you sit beside the phone
What were the things you wanted for yourself?
Teenage ambition, pure imagined wealth...
Original Lyrics:
And when your looks have gone and you're alone
How many nights you sit beside the phone
What were the things you wanted for yourself?
Teenage ambitions, you remember well...

Story about this misheard lyric by: Glory Lennon

When my husband and I were just dating, I heard him singing that line and I, of course, corrected him, but he insisted it sounded better his way. He was after all a teenager with pure ambitions of imagined wealth. In other words he wanted to be rich one day! We still laugh every time we hear that song.

There are additional Asia misheard stories available.

Song Parody Fragments:

"Heat of the Moment"
Better Lyrics:
It was the beat of Phil Collins
Ace drummer from Genesis
The beat of Phil Collins
Was the band's pride
Original Lyrics:
It was the heat of the moment
Telling me what your heart meant
The heat of the moment
Showed in your eyes
Submitted by: Robert D. Arndt Jr.

Misrhymed Song Lyrics:

"Only Time Will Tell"
The Misrhymed Lyrics:
Now, sure as the sun will cross the sky, this lie is over
Lost, like the tears that used to tide me over
Why They're Misrhymed:
Another classic example of a word rhyming with itself.
Submitted by: R.S.K.
 

Dated Song Lyrics:

"Heat of the Moment"
The Dated Lyrics:
And now you find yourself in '82, the disco hotspot holds no charm for you
Why They're Dated:
It's way past 1982, and disco is so dead
Submitted by: Tina
"Heat of the Moment (Live)"
The Dated Lyrics:
And Now You find Yourself in '83,
The Disco Hotspots Hold no charm for thee
Why They're Dated:
The lyrics say it all really
Submitted by: Doodluv
There are additional Asia dated lyrics available.

Song Lyrics That Mention Other Songs:

"Summer Can't Last Too Long"
The Song Lyrics:
Sunshine on my shoulders
Song They Mention:
"Sunshine On My Shoulders" by John Denver
Submitted by: SunStar
 

Song Title Space Change:

"Only Tim E Will Tell" originally "Only Time Will Tell"
Submitted by: Peter

Band Name Anagrams:

As A.I. Submitted by: Robert D. Arndt Jr.
A.I.= Artificial Intelligence
A Is A Submitted by: Justin B. Burr
depending on what the meaning of the word "is" is
Is Aa Submitted by: Norman Cornelius
Aa = blocky, slow-flowing lava

Real Places Mentioned in Songs:

"none"
The Lyrics:
none
Why:
The British band Asia (known for the 1980's Classic Rock/hit songs such as "Heat Of The Moment" and "Only Time Will Tell" -- both from the 1982 lp also entitled, "Asia") is named after the real continent entitled, Asia.
Submitted by: Peter
 

Song Title Spoonerisms:

"Only Time 'Til Well" originally "Only Time Will Tell"
Submitted by: Marge Pegram

Band Name Spoonerisms:

Say Uh originally "Asia"
Submitted by: Sutch

What A Band is Best Known For (aside from their music):

"Predicting the Future"
In "Wildest Dreams" there are references to wars being broadcast live on TV by the "VJs". Asia the band formed in 1981 and this prediction occured 10 years later when the 1st Iraq War was on all TV channels 24/7. The lyrical reference to "in the evening we watch" what the VJs show is a reference to wars being broadcast as entertainment for airchair warriors. Asia predicted this sick sad phenomenae years before it reared its ugly head.
Submitted by: War Is Not A Game

Products Bands Should Endorse Based on Their Name:

Travelling Asia
I have always wanted to travel Asia.
Submitted by: Travis

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