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Cool Mint Luke
11-07-2006, 14:15:28
:(

http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/entertainment/5169344.stm

Mr. Bas
11-07-2006, 14:17:58
RIP syd. :(

Resource Consumer
11-07-2006, 14:24:41
:(

Gramercy Riffs
11-07-2006, 19:47:13
:(

Personally, I despise Pink Floyd, (though I like the Syd-era stuff I've heard, See Emily Play is amazing) but only a fool would doubt their, and his, influence on the music world.

A real shame.

novacane
12-07-2006, 00:15:02
...and I just downloaded Piper At The Gates Of Dawn last week. Hmmmm, who shall I curse next?

Debaser
12-07-2006, 03:38:06
Download some Robbie Williams.

Now.

Greg W
12-07-2006, 05:50:01
:lol: @ Debaser

:( for Syd though.

Scabrous Birdseed
12-07-2006, 08:33:54
Syd was always better than them. :(

Resource Consumer
12-07-2006, 09:59:46
Yeah - as far as Floyd goes the 1st 2 albums (although Syd is only a bit part on the 2nd, he is still there) and the compilation, Relics are all you need.

King_Ghidra
12-07-2006, 10:35:21
yadda yadda yadda

To say syd was better than them, well, songs about pet mice, bicycles, underwear thieves and weird shit are one thing, and concept albums with serious philosophical and psychological artistic approaches are another. I like them both.

Lazarus and the Gimp
12-07-2006, 16:26:22
Never liked his work, personally. It was all a bit psychotically twee for me. Still, very sad etc.

Noisy
17-07-2006, 12:03:16
:(

MoSe
07-08-2006, 12:17:32
I think I had somewhere a couple tapes of his solo works too...

At the time I thought they were interesting, but can't recall a single note now, which should mean something (about my memory at least)
Of course I can't be held as benchmark at all...

I guess his best legacy is for having inspired Wish You Were Here and Shine On You Crazy Diamond....