Traffic – Mr. Fantasy (1967)

Mr. Fantasy is the debut album by English psych-rockers Traffic, released in December 1967 on Island. The album was issued stateside the following year on United Artists with a revised tracklist to accommodate then-current shortplayer sides.

Tracklist (UK version):
A1. “Heaven Is in Your Mind” (4:19)
A2. “Berkshire Poppies” (2:58)
A3. “House for Everyone” (2:04)
A4. “No Face, No Name, and No Number” (3:34)
A5. “Dear Mr. Fantasy” (5:35)
B1. “Dealer” (3:12)
B2. “Utterly Simple” (3:19)
B3. “Coloured Rain” (2:41)
B4. “Hope I Never Find Me There” (2:09)
B5. “Giving to You” (4:17)

Tracklist (US version — alternately issued as Heaven Is in Your Mind):
A1. “Paper Sun” (3:23)
A2. “Dealer” (3:25)
A3. “Coloured Rain” (2:44)
A4. “Hole in My Shoe” (2:48)
A5. “No Face, No Name and No Number” (3:30)
A6. “Heaven Is in Your Mind” (4:02)
B1. “House for Everyone” (2:02)
B2. “Berkshire Poppies” (2:48)
B3. “Giving to You” (4:02)
B4. “Smiling Phases” (2:36)
B5. “Dear Mr. Fantasy” (5:33)
B6. “We’re a Fade, You Missed This” (0:53)

Concurrent shortplayer sides:
Am I What I Was or Am I What I Am
Here We Go Round the Mulberry Bush” (2:34)

Credits:
Steve Winwood — vocals, organ, guitar, piano, bass guitar, percussion, harpsichord
Jim Capaldi — drums, percussion, vocals
Chris Wood — flute, saxophone, organ, vocals
Dave Mason — guitar, Mellotron, sitar, tambura, bass guitar, vocals

Jimmy Miller — producer
Eddie Kramer — engineer

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