Asrai's roots lay in the 1980's. The band was formed in 1985 and changed their name in 1988 into Asrai. Asrai released several demo-tapes from 1989 to 1994 ("the Blue tape", "So clear that you couldn't tell where the water ended and the air began", "Love is a Lie", "Live in a package"). Finally in 1997 they released their debut CD, "As Voices Speak". This CD was noticed and signed to the label Poison Ivy. On this label a German release of As voices speak was issued. In the meantime, signed by Transmission Records, Asrai recorded their second CD "Touch in the Dark". Roman Schoensee produced this CD while Sascha Paeth, the best guy for mixing Metal and Rock, made the finishing touch. The CD was recorded in both Holland (Excess Studio) and Germany (Beautiful Lake Studio). May 26 the 2004 the album "Touch in the Dark" was been released in most European countries as well as in Asia and North and South America. The single "Pale Light" was released May 6 th. The video-clip made for their single "Pale Light" was made by the talented duo Marcel de Jong and Jelle Swetter .