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Except it got sullied by a now-banned twerp.
I actually feel like crying at this. it's horrible :(
Such a talented man.
Speechless. I am so sad.
the same as when john peel died. :(
its horrible. the old masters of wonderful music all pass eventually. i really dread to think how i'll be when tom waits or robert wyatt go.
It's not good. :(
he had little new to contribute...
still sad i suppose...
he was a maverick, changed the face of music, was a generally fascinating lyricist and slight nutcase. except for the drugs he's definitely a life worth celebrating.
in such a short time is far better and influential than 23 u2 albums don't you think? One 2 minute song can change a life campared to 50 minutes of 'How To Dismantle An Atomic Barn' or whatever its called.
I've never liked him at all.
i liked him a bit...
I'm in a bad mood...
I don't know why I call him Gerald"
Thanks for such a funny funny line Mr Roger Barrett
Dick Cheney, I note, like when John Peel died, is still alive.
on the radio but yesterday!
now and its all so so sad.
and wasnt really young
living this idylic childhood and then wasting away on drugsand then living quietly at his mums is just really sad (that was an abbreviated version)
but maybe he was happy? he was a recluse so we dont know? or do we? i dont know a lot about old barret.
interstella overdrive is wicked tho!
a lot of the 'myths' are jsut stuff made up by stoner journos who work for Uncut and still wear stone washed jeans, and it was probably true that he was happy living that life - its just sad how some of the things in his childhood and drugs nurturered but fucked up a songwriting talent - I think he should have written children's books in an ideal world.
stay away from the drugs kids!
I was a big Syd fan as a teenager. Still am.
Jo 'elastic bands round my face' Wiley. What a fucking bitch anyway.
so its what you'd expect really.
sorry for the mysogeny....actually no I'm not!
total mourning about this.
It sounds even more tragic than it already did now :-(
... Masie.. sigh...