In he had a meeting with Geffen Records ' boss John Kalodner who took him to task for playing bass in the backing band for Bryan Ferry. At Kalodner's insistence Wetton started working and writing with Steve Howewho had most recently been in Yes.
They went on to form Asia  with whom Wetton worked until In that year, Wetton was fired from Asia at the insistence of Geffen Records, ostensibly because of lower-than-expected sales of the Alpha album. The s saw Wetton mostly out of Asia and focusing on a solo career. Inanother attempt to reform Asia resulted in Wetton participating in the short-lived progressive rock group Qango with Carl Palmer, John Young and Dave Kilminster.
The group performed several shows in the UK and recorded one live album, Live in the Hoodbefore disbanding when Wetton and Palmer returned to their solo projects. In the early s, he reunited with Geoff Downes for iCon. Inan official reunion Cold Is The Night - John Wetton - Caught In The Crossfire (CD the original Asia line-up Wetton, Downes, Howe, and Palmer finally occurred.
The studio album titled Phoenixthe original band's first since 's Alphawas released in April and peaked at No. Inhe guested on the album Grandine il vento with Renaissancewith whom he had played live 42 Cold Is The Night - John Wetton - Caught In The Crossfire (CD before. Wetton also worked extensively as a session musician with such musicians as Brian EnoBryan Ferry and Phil Manzanera.
Wetton died in his sleep from complications of colorectal cancer at the Macmillan Unit at Christchurch Hospital in ChristchurchDorseton 31 January Geoff Downes stated "It is with great sadness and a heavy heart, that I have to report we have lost my dearest friend, brother, bandmate and long term musical collaborator [ And words are not really enough to describe the loss I feel right now".
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