Only Time Will Tell (4:45)

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“Only Time Will Tell” is a song by / Asia. It was the third single from their 1982 eponymous debut. Geoffrey Downes and John Wetton composed the tune. All Music Guide critic Mike DeGagne has remarked, “With three different paces, the result is a vivid blend of progressive undercurrents, multi-layered backdrops, and climbing rock instrumentation, all within AOR’s three-minute recipe.”

The song was a massive commercial success in the U.S. It became the band’s second top ten hit on the Hot Mainstream Rock Tracks chart, peaking at number 8. It also peaked at number 17 on the Hot 100 pop chart. The tune had less success in the U.K., although it reached number 54 on the Top 100 Singles chart.


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