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Which One is Pink Syd Barrett started Pink Floyd without him it couldnt have begun But he was too weak to be a rock star He had the mind of a child the body of and adult He didnt understand society and the world He didnt fit the adult lifestyle it was too complicated for him They had to kick him out Pink Floyd wouldnt have been able to become what they became with Syd Barrett They started out when Richard Wright keyboards Nick Mason drums Roger Waters bass and Syd Barrett vocals met in 1965 Rollingstone April 1987 Syd Barret would write all the lyrics and make up most of the music He would become a cult figure early in his career with his weird sounding guitar and simple but at the same time complex lyrics He only worked with Pink Floyd in two of their hits See Emily Play and Arnold Layne but yet his spirit and presence were present in all of the bands later more popular albums Jones 15 Roger Watters became the front man for the band during their best years wrote about themes that related to Barrett in a way or another he wrote about humanism loss good evil madness sanity alienation time pressures of the outside world such as money aging schizophrenia paranoia and corruption But Pink Floyds greatest work was their two magnificent concept albums Dark Side of the Moon and The Wall Dark Side of the Moon was their most complete and musically profound album it was their most ambitious and at the same time commercial album they ever wrote Over 27 million copies have been sold in the world it spent 760 weeks on Billboard by far a record Jones 93 One expert said so outdistanced the competition that most thinking people believe it may never be equaled Sinclair Q Magazine The album was just all around greatness The melodies lyrics the clean sounds and
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