DAVE MASON--Rock & Roll Hall of Fame inductee and TRAFFIC co-founding member--premiered the first track “Dear Mr. Fantasy” from his new album, FUTURE’S PAST (Something Music/MRI) on USATODAY.com Friday (4/11). FUTURE’S PAST--available everywhere May 13--features new versions of his classic songs plus new material that MASON has written and performed on tour over the last few years.

Listen to the
re-interpreted version of “Dear Mr. Fantasy” here: http://tinyurl.com/nl3entb.

Fans can help market and promote FUTURE’S PAST through MASON’s Pledge Music Campaign. Pledgers not only receive the expanded new album package but also exclusive updates directly from MASON. There are a wide range of exclusive items, from signed vinyl to articles of clothing direct from Dave’s personal wardrobe, even some unique photos from MASON’s past.

Renowned for such Traffic hits as “Feelin’ Alright” (covered by Joe Cocker) and “Hole In My Shoe” plus his solo signature tracks “We Just Disagree” and “Only You Know and I Know,” MASON’s acclaimed solo career continues to flourish as he tours the U.S. with his new project billed as “DAVE MASON’S TRAFFIC JAM.” DAVE is earning accolades on the road for the TRAFFIC JAM tour which kicked off January 3 in Atlantic City, NJ and will continue through the rest of the year with new dates soon to be announced. MASON has been touring and recording regularly since he co-founded Traffic in 1966, after which he went on to a successful and acclaimed solo career as well as recording and/or touring with artists including Jimi Hendrix, the Rolling Stones, George Harrison, Delaney & Bonnie, Graham Nash, Paul McCartney, Joe Walsh, Fleetwood Mac and more. For the most updated list of tour dates and tickets, please visit: www.davemasonmusic.com/tour.

Tracklisting for Future’s Past:

  1. Dear Mr. Fantasy                      
  2. World In Changes                    
  3. You Can All Join In                  
  4. As Sad And As Deep As You 
  5. Good 2 U
  6. El Toro (Spanish Blues)
  7. Come On In My Kitchen
  8. How Do I Get To Heaven
  9. That's Freedom

For lyrics and all credits, visit: www.davemasonmusic.com/fp

Check out ‘DAVE MASON’S TRAFFIC JAM’ in the following cities:

DATE

 

CITY

VENUE

Sat

4/19

Scottsdale, AZ

Talking Stick Resort Showroom

Tue

4/22

Denver, CO

The Soiled Dove Underground

Fri

4/25

Edwardsville, IL

Wildey Theatre

^Sat

4/26

Naperville, IL

Wentz Concert Hall

Sun

4/27

St. Charles, IL

Arcada Theatre

Thu

5/1

Newark, OH

The Midland Theater

Fri

5/2

Springfield, OH

Clark State Com College / Performing Arts Center

Sat

5/3

Kent, OH

The Kent Stage

Sun

5/4

Geneva, NY

Smith Opera House

Thu

5/8

Knoxville, TN

Bijou Theatre

Fri

5/9

Lewisburg, WV

Carnegie Hall Inc. / Hamilton Auditorium

Sat

5/10

Rocky Mount, VA

Harvester Performance Center

Fri

5/16

Woonsocket, RI

Stadium Theatre Performing Arts Center

Sat

5/17

Glenside, PA

Keswick Theatre

Sun

5/18

Newtown, NJ

The Newton Theatre

Wed

5/21

Boston, MA

The Wilbur Theatre

^Thu

5/22

Beacon, NY

Towne Crier Café

^ indicates Dave Mason Band dates