Tagged: 2003

Pink Floyd Syd Barrett Story

Watch Rare Video Interviews with Pink Floyd – Part of The Pink Floyd and Syd Barrett Story

The director John Edginton has been in touch to kindly share the interview videos he did, largely unedited, with members of Pink Floyd. John used the interviews in the documentary he directed called The Pink Floyd and Syd Barrett Story which was done back in 2001 for the BBC, but later released on DVD in 2003. I think it was also on VH1 earlier than 2003. The videos presented here are longer than those featured as bonus material on the DVD. Syd Barrett himself watched the documentary. According to his sister Rosemary, Syd watched the documentary when it was broadcast on the BBC. He apparently found it “a bit noisy”, although he did enjoy seeing Mike Leonard, who he referred to as his “teacher”. He also enjoyed hearing “See Emily Play” again. [Guardian] Anyway, here are the videos. Watch them and come discuss them on the forum with us. Also,...

Interstellar Pink Floyd Paris Exhibition Review

Interstellar Pink Floyd Paris Exhibition Review

Coming out of the metro (Station Porte de Pantin, Line 5) I stand directly in front of the Cité de la Musique. One cannot miss the display announcing the PINK FLOYD INTERSTELLAR EXHIBITION and the multiple posters at the side of the portal. I walk into the direction of the entrance and discover at my left hand the huge flatable Pig (Animals Tour 1977) on top of the exit of the amphitheatre. On the ground in front of that exit, three blue pyramids are placed from The Dark Side Of The Moon. At the entrance door is “Fat Man” located also from the Animals Tour. A small sign at the wall explains for those who are not that familiar with Pink Floyd how the displayed items are named and when or where they were used. Too bad it’s all written in French language and not as well explained in English (a minor point noted). Immediately when...