Syd Barrett – The Best Of Syd Barrett: Wouldn't You Miss Me?

Psychedelic Pied Piper is given a 21st Century Polish It’s a classic tale, one of a young musical genius gone mad, before retreating into a life of isolation, seemingly vanishing off the face of the earth. Whether it’s Elvis Presley or Jim Morrison, people can’t get enough of the idea that their idols continue to… Read More Syd Barrett – The Best Of Syd Barrett: Wouldn't You Miss Me?

Syd Barrett – Opel

In 1988, due to constant enquiries and even petitions sent in by Barrett’s ever growing legion of fans, EMI-Harvest finally relented and released Opel, a compilation of previously unreleased songs and recordings, eight of which had never before been made available in any form, or at least not officially. That the album was released at… Read More Syd Barrett – Opel

Syd Barrett – The Radio One Sessions

Considering Barrett’s fragile state of mind, it’s extraordinary that this precious little document exists at all. It seems a shame that one cannot comment on Syd’s artistic output without also remarking on the psychology behind it. Many a friend of his and scholar have argued that Syd had been in serious decline for some time,… Read More Syd Barrett – The Radio One Sessions