Biography - A Short Wiki
One of the founders of the experimental rock band Pink Floyd who pursued a solo career fraught with drug addiction and loneliness.
Barrett was born as the third of five children to Arthur Max Barrett and Winifred. His father was a pathologist.
How did Syd Barrett die?
|Cause of death||Pancreatic Cancer|
|Age of death||60 years|
|Birthday||January 6, 1946|
|Death date||July 7, 2006|
|Place of death||N/A|
|Place of burial||N/A|
I think it’s good if a song has more than one meaning. Maybe that kind of song can reach far more people.Syd Barrett
I thought ‘Arnold Layne’ was a nice name and fitted well into the music I had already composed. Then I thought, ‘Arnold must have a hobby,’ and it went from there.Syd Barrett
It’s always been too slow for me. Playing. The pace of things. I’m a fast sprinter. The trouble was, after playing in the group for a few months, I couldn’t reach that point.Syd Barrett
I don’t really read a lot. Maybe I should.Syd Barrett
I do tend to take lines from other lines I like, and then write around them.Syd Barrett