Syd Barrett: 6 January 1946 – 7 July 2006

The Land In Silence Stands…

Syd Barrett

A Prog Rock pioneer, before the genre grew into the overblown beast it is now remembered as, Syd Barrett was a poet, dreamer, and musical innovator, with Bowie and the other Floyd members citing him as a powerful influence. Leaving behind a small body of work, lyrics of childlike wonder and psychedalia, and a distorted, experimental musical style, Barrett remains a cult figure known for his charm and ability.

Wish You Were Here

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