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Geoff Downes
Born 25 August 1952 (1952-08-25) (age 67)
Stockport, Cheshire, England
Genres Progressive rock, new wave, synthpop
Years active 1974-present
Labels Geffen Records, Atlantic Records, Frontiers Records
Associated acts The Buggles, Yes, Asia

Geoffrey "Geoff" Downes (born 25 August 1952)[1] is an English rock songwriter, record producer, and musician, mainly a keyboardist. He is mainly known as a member of the New wave duo The Buggles, progressive rock band Yes, and supergroup Asia.



Studio albums
  • The Light Program (1986, Store for Music)[2]
  • Vox Humana (1992, JIMCO/Czar)[2]
  • Evolution (1998, Blueprint Records)[2]
  • The World Service (2000, Blueprint Records)[2]
  • Shadows & Reflections (2003, Blueprint Records)[2]


  1. Gregory, Andy. International Who's Who in Popular Music 2002. P. 143. Routledge, 2002. ISBN 1-85743-161-8, ISBN 978-1-85743-161-2
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 2.4 "Geoffrey Downes; Discography". Allmusic. Retrieved 16 December 2014.
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