It is essentially a collection of tracks mostly recorded in the late 1980s through the time of their brief reformation in 1990.The original version of the album was released in 2002 and in retrospect seemed like an i Con album from a previous era, so both John and Geoff readily agreed to it being brought into the i Con family.It will be held on Saturday, June 17th at the Bergen Performing Arts Center in Englewood, NJ.John Wetton, who was the lead vocalist, bassist and co-writer with the iconic group, lost his brave fight against cancer on 31st January 2017, just as the band was about to embark on a four month tour as special guests of Journey, recreating the days when both bands were world best sellers.Geoff Downes had these further comments about his late bandmate: “John was a genius in every sense of the word, and I am most privileged to have been a big part of his career.The Icon project in itself stands alone as a complete cycle of our work together, and this album (Icon Zero) displays an important part of that development.Few people had the opportunity to see this live and until now has had very limited fan-based distribution” The setting was historic and intimate and the film has not been shared widely until now, although fans came from around the world to participate. Order on Amazon 2CD/1DVD: Order on i Tunes: G4tsgs ASIA AN EXTRAORDINARY LIFE AN INTERACTIVE CELEBRATION OF THE LIFE & MUSIC OF JOHN WETTON JUNE 17, 2017 AT THE BERGEN PERFORMING ARTS CENTER ASIA and their fans will pay tribute in a special concert to the late singer / songwriter, John Wetton, who spearheaded the legendary British band.
The group will do a full set of ASIA music, as well as some of the best loved songs from the members’ previous super-groups, bands such as King Crimson; YES; The Buggles; and Emerson, Lake & Palmer.
Set in an historic church in London, the concert was recorded and filmed.
Concert goers received a DVD as part of their attendance.
John Wetton & Geoff Downes’ i Con Zero Now Available on CD and Download!
i Con Zero is a revised presentation of the Wetton/Downes album and is a precursor to their i Con series of albums.