The Man That Led The Band Through Their Early Years
Syd Barrett died at the age of 60 in 2006 and managed to release two albums before turning his back from music.
We look back at the Best Pink Floyd Songs By Syd Barrett
1. Astronomy Domine (The Piper at the Gates of Dawn)
The song that proves the Syd Barrett was a genius.
2. Lucifer Sam (The Piper at the Gates of Dawn)
The music, the riff, the lyrics were incredibly something else, no doubt about it, only Syd Barrett can pull something like this, writing about a cat and still able to make it sound cool.
3. Jugband Blues (A Saucerful of Secrets)
This just proves that Syd was such a distinctive songwriter.
4. Bike (The Piper at the Gates of Dawn)
He knew he was having a problem and the way he thinks was like a circus – remembering his childlike innocence.
5. The Scarecrow (See Emily Play)
He truly shows with this music that his music was unique and indeed timeless.