Title: Heat Of The Moment
Released: April, 1982
Label: Geffen Records
Producer: Mike Stone
Heat Of The Moment is the first single released by progressive rock band Asia from their 1982 eponymous debut. The song was the most popular of the album, peaking at #1 on the Billboard Mainstream Rock chart and #4 on the Pop Singles chart. It was written by John Wetton and Geoff Downes.
The song was repopularized in 2005 when it was featured in the motion pictures The 40-Year-Old Virgin and The Matador. It is also referenced in the TV show South Park, in the episode "Kenny Dies", when the character Cartman sings it in Congress while Kenny is dying in a hospital.
The song will appear on the upcoming PlayStation 2 video game Guitar Hero Encore: Rocks the 80s
This song is featured in another Asia song called "Don't Call Me" as a dialing number from a telephone.