Album Cover Art Wednesday: When The Eagle Flies

When The Eagle Flies was the last Traffic album before a twenty year hiatus. It was not as commercially successful as most of its predecessors, but I quite like its semi-prog, proto jam band style. Steve Winwood even wrote a tune with Viv Stanshall of Bonzo Dog Band fame: Dream Gerrard.

As a lifelong fan of all things black and white, I’ve always liked the cover design by Martin Hughes:

When The Eagle Flies

Here’s a promo poster from the tour:


Here’s a front and back view from the CD reissue:

When The Eagle Flies front and back

Here’s the album in the YouTube playlist format: