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Syd Barrett United Kingdom 

The best album by Syd Barrett is The Madcap Laughs which is ranked number 763 in the overall greatest album chart with a total rank score of 2,621.

Syd Barrett is ranked number 463 in the overall artist rankings with a total rank score of 3,822.

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:164 charts
Rank in 1970:29Rank Score:2,621
Rank in 1970s184Overall Rank:763
Average Rating:  78/100 (241 votes)
Comments: 17 comments
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2.

BarrettUnited Kingdom Syd Barrett
Year of Release:1970Appears in:87 charts
Rank in 1970:48Rank Score:1,011
Rank in 1970s369Overall Rank:1,716
Average Rating:  77/100 (115 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 1974:147Rank Score:117
Rank in 1970s1,451Overall Rank:9,290
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 1988:229Rank Score:69
Rank in 1980s2,179Overall Rank:14,815
Average Rating:  73/100 (23 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 2001:1,059Rank Score:3
Rank in 2000s12,290Overall Rank:47,431
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 2010:1,872Rank Score:1
Rank in 2010s13,570Overall Rank:57,672
Average Rating:  81/100 (12 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: 463

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.Gigolo Aunt
(from the album Barrett)
 83/100 (15 votes)
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4.Dominoes
(from the album Barrett)
 83/100 (13 votes)
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5.Baby Lemonade
(from the album Barrett)
 83/100 (15 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)
 81/100 (31 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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9.Dark Globe
(from the album The Madcap Laughs)
 81/100 (34 votes)
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10.No Good Trying
(from the album The Madcap Laughs)
 81/100 (37 votes)
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11.Terrapin
(from the album The Madcap Laughs)
 81/100 (37 votes)
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12.Long Gone
(from the album The Madcap Laughs)
 80/100 (33 votes)
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13.Rats
(from the album Barrett)
 80/100 (11 votes)
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14.Late Night
(from the album The Madcap Laughs)
 80/100 (31 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.Love You
(from the album The Madcap Laughs)
 79/100 (32 votes)
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20.Golden Hair
(from the album The Madcap Laughs)
 79/100 (32 votes)
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Syd Barrett ratings

Average Rating: 
82/100 (from 43 votes)
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100/100
10/28/2016 22:07
71/100
 
85/100
10/28/2016 12:36
76/100
 
90/100
09/15/2016 15:12
82/100
 
70/100
08/01/2016 17:58
74/100
 
80/100
06/15/2016 17:55
85/100

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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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