The Madcap Laughs

Syd Barrett - The Madcap Laughs
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Based on 2 reviews
1970 Ratings: #73 / 105
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Based on 102 ratings
1970 Ratings: #41
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January 3, 1970 / Release Date
LP / Format
Harvest, Capitol / Label
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The tragedy of Syd Barrett is absolutely distressing.

It is unclear whether or not Syd was kicked out of or left Pink Floyd in 1969. On one hand, the band was super concerned with his mental state after taking many drugs and psychedelics. On the other hand, it seemed as if Syd was musically ahead of the band itself, in mind state and character. After his time with the group, he would go on to have a short-lived but powerful solo career.

"The Madcap Laughs" is a daunting and chaotic ... read more
13. No Man's Land
12. She Took a Long Cold Look
11. Golden Hair
10. Love You
9. Terrapin
8. If It's In You
7. Late Night
6. Octopus
5. Long Gone
4. Feel
3. No Good Trying
2. Dark Globe
1. Here I Go
syd barrett- the madcap laughs
gostei do facto do álbum do álbum ser maioritariamente focado num estilo acústico e com o tema um bocado focado no amor. pensava que isto podia tornar o álbum um pouco cheesy, e lá está apesar de se situar nos early 70s, a produção actually dá uma sensação calma e não demasiado cheesy. a voz dele é única e só tenho pena de não ter variado muito ao longo ... read more
Diamante pazzo grezzo geniale!!!!
Very good, very weird, but nothing too over the top
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Track List

  1. Terrapin
  2. No Good Trying
  3. Love You
  4. No Man's Land
  5. Dark Globe
  6. Here I Go
  7. Octopus
  8. Golden Hair
  9. Long Gone
  10. She Took a Long Cold Look
  11. Feel
  12. If It's in You
  13. Late Night
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Added on: January 6, 2013