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Tuesday, July 11, 2006

The Madcap Expires 

I really dislike post-Syd Barrett Pink Floyd, but Syd himself is another story - a lot of his work has been weirdly wonderful, and has profoundly influenced a couple of generations of charmingly countercultural artists (Robyn Hitchcock, anybody?). Tragically, Syd Barrett is dead from complications related to diabetes at the age of 60.




A sad, but inevitable end for this crazed genius. RIP SID.

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