When viewed against the backdrop of the influence he would exert upon popular music, Syd Barrett’s recorded body of work is remarkably small. Picking the 10 “best” Barrett songs was no easy task.
Remaining members of Pink Floyd and EMI Music have come together for the large-scale “Why Pink Floyd?” campaign. Drummer Nick Mason gives us the inside scoop.
Go behind the scenes of the Pink Floyd album ‘Atom Heart Mother”
Richard Wright, keyboard player and sometime vocalist and songwriter with Pink Floyd, died Sept. 14, 2008. He was 65. A spokesman for the band, Doug Wright (no relation), said Wright passed away following a short struggle with cancer.