Traffic - Mr. Fantasy - LP Album - 1967/1967

Description
Traffic - Mr. Fantasy - LP Album - 1967/1967
Number of items: 1 - Very Good Plus (VG+) - Island Bulls Eye labels - Including: Gatefold

Traffic - Mr. Fantasy (Island ILPS 9061) Made in UK 1967 original gatefold first pressing LP | vinyl: excellent/near mint besides one small scratch on side A some little ticks in song one and two. Cover: VG+
Pink Bulls-eye labels.

Released 1967. For the recording, group members included Jim Capaldi, Steve Winwood, Chris Wood and Dave Mason, however Mason left the band before the album was released. The album reached the number 16 position in the UK album chart 30 December 1967, and reached number 88 in the American Billboard charts.

Considered by far the strangest and most art rock style album that Traffic released, MR. Fantasy didn’t gain much more than a cult following for Traffic at the time. Critics seemed to like the album, though, and most said it was clear that Steve Winwood and Traffic were good at putting together semi-mainstream psychedelic rock, except this album was not quite mainstream enough. By their next release, the eponymous Traffic, the band was said to have worked through that.

Lot details
More than 3 artists/bands
No
Artist/ Band (max 3)
Traffic
Multiple Titles
No
Record Title
Mr. Fantasy
Nr of items
1
Media Source
LP Album
Release Country
UK
Release year (oldest)
1967
Release year (youngest)
1967
Condition
Very Good Plus (VG+)
Pressing
Island Bulls Eye labels
Includes
Gatefold
Record Label
Island
Record Label Number
ILPS 9061
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