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Syd Barrett United Kingdom 

The best album by Syd Barrett is The Madcap Laughs which is ranked number 721 in the overall greatest album chart with a total rank score of 3,128.

Syd Barrett is ranked number 462 in the overall artist rankings with a total rank score of 4,413.

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:217 charts
Rank in 1970:24Rank Score:3,128
Rank in 1970s171Overall Rank:721
Average Rating:  78/100 (277 votes)
Comments: 20 comments
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2.

BarrettUnited Kingdom Syd Barrett
Year of Release:1970Appears in:108 charts
Rank in 1970:45Rank Score:1,111
Rank in 1970s371Overall Rank:1,768
Average Rating:  77/100 (134 votes)
Comments: 4 comments
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3.

The Madcap Laughs / Barrett
Compilation
United Kingdom Syd Barrett
Year of Release:1974Appears in:7 charts
Rank in 1974:150Rank Score:115
Rank in 1970s1,579Overall Rank:10,372
Average Rating:  77/100 (13 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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OpelUnited Kingdom Syd Barrett
Year of Release:1988Appears in:17 charts
Rank in 1988:289Rank Score:54
Rank in 1980s2,661Overall Rank:18,902
Average Rating:  72/100 (30 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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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:3 charts
Rank in 2001:1,216Rank Score:3
Rank in 2000s14,018Overall Rank:55,975
Average Rating:  71/100 (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:2 charts
Rank in 2010:2,135Rank Score:1
Rank in 2010s17,904Overall Rank:68,479
Average Rating:  78/100 (16 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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7.

Crazy Diamond
Compilation
United Kingdom Syd Barrett
Year of Release:1993Appears in:1 chart
Rank in 1993:None
Rank in 1990sNone
Average Rating:  72/100 (3 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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Overall band rank: 462

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)
 85/100 (20 votes)
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2.Octopus
(from the album The Madcap Laughs)
 84/100 (43 votes)
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3.Gigolo Aunt
(from the album Barrett)
 84/100 (19 votes)
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4.Baby Lemonade
(from the album Barrett)
 83/100 (20 votes)
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5.Dominoes
(from the album Barrett)
 83/100 (17 votes)
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6.Wined And Dined
(from the album Barrett)
 83/100 (14 votes)
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7.Here I Go
(from the album The Madcap Laughs)
 82/100 (39 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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8.Dark Globe
(from the album The Madcap Laughs)
 81/100 (39 votes)
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9.No Good Trying
(from the album The Madcap Laughs)
 81/100 (44 votes)
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10.Terrapin
(from the album The Madcap Laughs)
 81/100 (45 votes)
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11.Effervescing Elephant
(from the album Barrett)
 81/100 (16 votes)
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12.Late Night
(from the album The Madcap Laughs)
 80/100 (37 votes)
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13.Wolfpack
(from the album Barrett)
 80/100 (14 votes)
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14.Waving My Arms In The Air
(from the album Barrett)
 80/100 (13 votes)
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15.Long Gone
(from the album The Madcap Laughs)
 79/100 (39 votes)
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16.Rats
(from the album Barrett)
 79/100 (15 votes)
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17.It Is Obvious
(from the album Barrett)
 79/100 (14 votes)
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18.Love You
(from the album The Madcap Laughs)
 79/100 (39 votes)
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19.I Never Lied To You
(from the album Barrett)
 79/100 (12 votes)
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20.Golden Hair
(from the album The Madcap Laughs)
 78/100 (38 votes)
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Syd Barrett ratings

Average Rating: 
81/100 (from 49 votes)
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65/100
07/31/2017 18:23
76/100
 
85/100
07/26/2017 23:16
85/100
 
50/100
07/22/2017 23:47
66/100
 
75/100
05/16/2017 05:25
74/100
 
80/100
04/17/2017 17:47
72/100

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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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From nutso42 11/01/2013 23:18
Possibly the finest solo act of all time.
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From REZAP 11/30/2011 12:39
This looney Wires my soul.
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