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A very irregular head

Rob Chapman

A very irregular head

the life of Syd Barrett

by Rob Chapman

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Published by Da Capo Press in Cambridge, MA .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Pink Floyd (Musical group),
  • Rock musicians,
  • Biography

  • About the Edition

    Profiles the life of the mysterious founder of Pink Floyd, whose obsession with ingesting of LSD ended his career and pulled him down into madness.

    Edition Notes

    Other titlesLife of Syd Barrett
    StatementRob Chapman ; [foreword by Graham Coxon]
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxix, 441 p., [16] p. of plates
    Number of Pages441
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL27124039M
    ISBN 100306819147
    ISBN 109780306819148
    LC Control Number2010930948
    OCLC/WorldCa548569630

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A Very Irregular Head lifts the veil of secrecy that has surrounded Syd Barrett for nearly four decades, drawing on exclusive access to family, friends, archives, journals, letters, and artwork to create the definitive portrait of a brilliant, tragic artist.

Besides capturing the promise of Barrett's youth, Chapman challenges the notion that Barrett was a hopelessly lost recluse in his later years and creates A very irregular head book portrait /5(50). Syd Barrett: A Very Irregular Head Paperback – January 1, by Rob Chapman (Author)/5(7). Syd Barrett: A Very Irregular Head Paperback – March 1, by Rob Chapman (Author)/5(7).

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Very well written, no fluff, not your typical book of Syd myths, but rather a very riveting account of Syd's story. The analysis of many of Syd's songs had me listening to piper, madcap, and barrett in a whole new light, which I always enjoy the experience of.4/4(44).

A Very Irregular Head is definitive. A Saucerful of Secrets, while including Barrett, merely regurgitated many of the myths tabloids more No comparison. A Very Irregular Head is definitive.

A Saucerful of Secrets, while including Barrett, merely regurgitated many of the myths tabloids fed the public about Syd.4/5. “I don't think I'm easy to talk about.

I've got a very irregular head. And I'm not anything that you think I am anyway.”—Syd Barrett’s last interview, Rolling Stone, Roger Keith “Syd” Barrett (–) was, by all accounts, the very definition of a golden d with good looks and a natural aptitude for painting and music, he was a charismatic, elfin child beloved by.

A Very Irregular Head is the story of just that: Syd Barrett's strange, sad life and the aura around his decline. But it's also the story of a young man who, even if he hadn't been sick, was most likely not equipped to deal with the sudden pressures of stardom, fame, and the s music industry.

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A Very Irregular Head is a consistently illuminating, and often surprising, read the best book yet about him. --Sean O'Hagan, Observer Rob Chapman bravely hacks his way through the undergrowth of innuendo and speculation to give us the clearest insight yet into the rise and fall of one of rock s greatest enigmas/5(49).

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And I'm not anything that you think I am anyway."--Syd Barrett's last interview, Rolling Stone, Roger Keith "Syd" Barrett () was, by all accounts, the very definition of a golden boy.

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