Syd Barrett - Barrett Album

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Rate this album

5 - Best
22
50%
4
12
27%
3
5
11%
2
2
5%
1 - Worst
3
7%
 
Total votes: 44

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Re: Syd Barrett - Barrett Album

Post by oldperfume » Fri Oct 30, 2009 8:03 pm

"Gigilo Aunt, Baby Lemonade & Dominoes are all CLASSIC CUTS that should be put on the radio. This album is more electric than acoustic, but it's Syd. That's ALL that matters. Sounds like he's in better mental condition than he was on Madcap.

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Re: Syd Barrett - Barrett Album

Post by danielcaux » Sat Oct 31, 2009 12:08 am

Actually I think it was quite the opposite. It seems like the production team on the first album had chosen to show him under the "madcap" light and then when he really was losing it they tried to disguise that situation with a more "conventional" sounding and polished album.

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Re: Syd Barrett - Barrett Album

Post by 30yrsydfan » Thu Nov 05, 2009 8:53 pm

Wined and Dined, Baby Lemonade, Dominoes, three amazing tunes. Wined and dined probably my favorite, the slide guitar is incredible and fits the song perfectly.

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Re: Syd Barrett - Barrett Album

Post by tebrookes » Thu Oct 21, 2010 11:32 am

"Wolfpack" sounds like nothing on else on Earth. Love that tune.

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Re: Syd Barrett - Barrett Album

Post by Mike Eder » Sun Jan 08, 2012 6:16 am

Great album! The songs are more polished and/or finished, but that doesn't mean they aren't good recordings or performances. Gigalo Aunt, Baby Lemonade, and Dominos really stick out as three of my favorite songs period. Perhaps this gives us the best idea of what a Syd lef Floyd would have sounded like at the time.

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Re: Syd Barrett - Barrett Album

Post by Morty » Sun Nov 16, 2014 12:09 pm

For me the best of the Barrett albums, with lovely tracks like Baby Lemonade, Dominoes, Maisie and Effervescing Elephant. Just so fresh and nice. I rate this a 5.