Song Details More songs by Traffic
Paper Sun
Traffic featuring Stevie Winwood
Traffic1967PaperSun45
So you think you're having good times
With the boy that you just met
Kicking sand from beach to beach
Your clothes all soaking wet
But if you look around and see
A shadow on the run
Don't be too upset because it's just a paper sun
1967
94
Year
Peak Chart Position
  • peaked at No. 94 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart in 1967
  • peaked at No. 5 on the UK Singles chart in 1967
  • appears on the US version of Traffic's debut UK album Mr. Fantasy under the album title Heaven Is in Your Mind (1968)
  • the debut single from Traffic
  • Traffic:
         Steve Winwood - vocals, guitar, keyboards, bass
         Jim Capaldi - drums, percussion, vocals
         Chris Wood - flute, saxophone, keyboards
         Dave Mason - vocals, guitar, sitar, bass
  • written by Jim Capaldi, Steve Winwood
  • produced by Jimmy Miller
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