Top 29 Syd Barrett Quotes

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“I wasn’t always this introverted.”

― Syd Barrett

“I’m sorry I can’t speak very coherently.”

― Syd Barrett

“Have you seen the roses? There’s a whole lot of colours.”

― Syd Barrett

“I’m disappearing, avoiding most things.”

― Syd Barrett

“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

“I think it’s good if a song has more than one meaning. Maybe that kind of song can reach far more people.”

― Syd Barrett

“Mostly, I just waste my time.”

― Syd Barrett

“I’m treading the backward path. Mostly, I just waste my time.”

― Syd Barrett

“I think young people should have a lot of fun. But I never seem to have any.”

― Syd Barrett

“I’d like to be rich. I’d like a lot of money to put into my physicals and to buy food for all my friends.”

― Syd Barrett

“The only work I’ve done the last two years is interviews. I’m very good at it.”

― Syd Barrett

“I thought ‘Arnold Layne’ was a nice name and fitted well into the music I had already composed. Then I thought, ‘Arnold must have a hobby,’ and it went from there.”

― Syd Barrett

“I do tend to take lines from other lines I like, and then write around them.”

― Syd Barrett

“It’s rather difficult to think of anybody being really interested in me.”

― Syd Barrett

“Fairy-tales are nice.”

― Syd Barrett

“I don’t really read a lot. Maybe I should.”

― Syd Barrett

“A lot of people want to make films and do photography and things, but I’m quite happy doing what I’m doing.”

― Syd Barrett

“Getting used to the studio and everything was fun, we freaked about alot. I was working very hard then.”

― Syd Barrett

“I like songs that are simple.”

― Syd Barrett

“I never felt so close to a guitar as that silver one with mirrors that I used on stage all the time.”

― Syd Barrett

“I’m full of dust and guitars.”

― Syd Barrett

“I’ve just had an operation, but nothing too serious.”

― Syd Barrett

“If I’d stayed at college I would have become a teacher.”

― Syd Barrett

“It’s always been too slow for me. Playing. The pace of things. I’m a fast sprinter. The trouble was, after playing in the group for a few months, I couldn’t reach that point.”

― Syd Barrett

“Living in Cambridge, with nature and everything, it’s so clean.”

― Syd Barrett

“When we parted I had written everything for the group. My leaving sort of evened things out within the group.”

― Syd Barrett

“’Arnold Layne’ just happens to dig dressing up in women’s clothing. A lot of people do – so let’s face up to reality.”

― Syd Barrett

“I think of me being a painter eventually.”

― Syd Barrett

“Hendrix was a perfect guitarist. And that’s all I wanted to do as a kid. Play a guitar properly and jump around.”

― Syd Barrett
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