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Syd Barrett United Kingdom 

The best album by Syd Barrett is The Madcap Laughs which is ranked number 720 in the overall greatest album chart with a total rank score of 2,846.

Syd Barrett is ranked number 448 in the overall artist rankings with a total rank score of 4,111.

Members who like this artist also like: Pink Floyd, The Velvet Underground and Tom Waits.

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Syd Barrett best albums

The following albums by Syd Barrett are ranked highest in the greatest album charts:

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RankAlbumArtist
1.

The Madcap LaughsUnited Kingdom Syd Barrett
Year of Release:1970Appears in:179 charts
Rank in 1970:25Rank Score:2,846
Rank in 1970s172Overall Rank:720
Average Rating:  78/100 (249 votes)
Comments: 18 comments
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2.

BarrettUnited Kingdom Syd Barrett
Year of Release:1970Appears in:90 charts
Rank in 1970:45Rank Score:1,078
Rank in 1970s351Overall Rank:1,681
Average Rating:  77/100 (119 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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3.

The Madcap Laughs / Barrett
Compilation
United Kingdom Syd Barrett
Year of Release:1974Appears in:5 charts
Rank in 1974:149Rank Score:115
Rank in 1970s1,496Overall Rank:9,693
Average Rating:  78/100 (11 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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4.

OpelUnited Kingdom Syd Barrett
Year of Release:1988Appears in:13 charts
Rank in 1988:235Rank Score:68
Rank in 1980s2,221Overall Rank:15,326
Average Rating:  74/100 (25 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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5.

The Best Of Syd Barrett: Wouldn't You Miss Me?
Compilation
United Kingdom Syd Barrett
Year of Release:2001Appears in:2 charts
Rank in 2001:1,096Rank Score:3
Rank in 2000s12,695Overall Rank:49,417
Average Rating:  72/100 (8 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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6.

An Introduction To Syd Barrett
Compilation
United Kingdom Syd Barrett
Year of Release:2010Appears in:1 chart
Rank in 2010:1,929Rank Score:1
Rank in 2010s14,439Overall Rank:60,085
Average Rating:  80/100 (13 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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7.

Crazy Diamond
Compilation
United Kingdom Syd Barrett
Year of Release:1993
Rank in 1993:None
Rank in 1990sNone
Average Rating:  76/100 (1 vote)
Comments: 0 comments
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Overall band rank: 448

This may not be a complete discography for Syd Barrett. This listing only shows those albums by this artist that appear in at least one chart on this site. If an album is 'missing' that you think deserves to be here, you can include it in your own chart from the My Charts page!

Syd Barrett best tracks

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1.Love Song
(from the album Barrett)
 84/100 (15 votes)
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2.Octopus
(from the album The Madcap Laughs)
 84/100 (35 votes)
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3.Baby Lemonade
(from the album Barrett)
 83/100 (16 votes)
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4.Gigolo Aunt
(from the album Barrett)
 83/100 (15 votes)
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5.Dominoes
(from the album Barrett)
 83/100 (13 votes)
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6.Wined And Dined
(from the album Barrett)
 82/100 (10 votes)
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7.Effervescing Elephant
(from the album Barrett)
 82/100 (12 votes)
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8.Here I Go
(from the album The Madcap Laughs)
 82/100 (33 votes)
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9.No Good Trying
(from the album The Madcap Laughs)
 81/100 (39 votes)
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10.Dark Globe
(from the album The Madcap Laughs)
 81/100 (34 votes)
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11.Terrapin
(from the album The Madcap Laughs)
 81/100 (38 votes)
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12.Late Night
(from the album The Madcap Laughs)
 80/100 (32 votes)
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13.Long Gone
(from the album The Madcap Laughs)
 80/100 (33 votes)
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14.Rats
(from the album Barrett)
 80/100 (11 votes)
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15.Waving My Arms In The Air
(from the album Barrett)
 80/100 (9 votes)
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16.Wolfpack
(from the album Barrett)
 80/100 (10 votes)
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17.It Is Obvious
(from the album Barrett)
 80/100 (10 votes)
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18.I Never Lied To You
(from the album Barrett)
 79/100 (9 votes)
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19.Golden Hair
(from the album The Madcap Laughs)
 79/100 (34 votes)
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20.Love You
(from the album The Madcap Laughs)
 79/100 (33 votes)
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Syd Barrett ratings

Average Rating: 
82/100 (from 45 votes)
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100/100
01/26/2017 02:23
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85/100
01/15/2017 14:48
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75/100
12/11/2016 13:49
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100/100
10/28/2016 22:07
71/100
 
85/100
10/28/2016 12:36
76/100

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90/100
From VitorHugoP 07/07/2015 20:41
Wish you were here...
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From Martinborras 08/06/2014 20:48
An artist who lost de way.
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From Antonio-Pedro 12/12/2013 20:34
Deep and surreal, these and a lot of adjectives can describe his songs.
But not even a thousand adjectives can describe him
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95/100
From nutso42 11/01/2013 23:18
Possibly the finest solo act of all time.
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100/100
From REZAP 11/30/2011 12:39
This looney Wires my soul.
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