Pre-order - Street Date 8/2/2019
Vinyl LP pressing. One of the greatest British rock acts of their generation Traffic emerged from the West Midlands as Birmingham's very own Beatles. Deeply psychedelic at first, later acid folk related their music remains an inventive template for any band with aspirations to musical excellence. Utilizing improvisational methods with tremendous versatility they employed Mellotron and harpsichord, sitar and reeds as well as the conventional rock flavors. Renown for or it's progressive fusion of space rock and jazz, Steve Winwood and Co. Delivered a stellar set of songs on 1971's equally stirring and soothing The Low Spark of High Heeled Boys from the funky hit "Rock & Roll Stew" to the Jim Capaldi-penned "Light Up or Leave Me Alone" to the sprawling title track gem.