Syd Barrett Quotes

Syd Barrett Quotes.

I’m not anything that you think I am.

I’m not anything that you think I am.
Syd Barrett
I don’t feel active, and that my public conscience is fully satisfied.
Syd Barrett
You can play guitar in your canteen, you know, your hair might be longer, but there’s a lot more to playing than travelling around universities and things.
Syd Barrett
I’m sorry I can’t speak very coherently.
Syd Barrett
You only have to read the lines of scribbly black and everything shines.
Syd Barrett
I do tend to take lines from other lines I like, and then write around them.
Syd Barrett
I wasn’t always this introverted.
Syd Barrett
And what exactly is a dream and what exactly is a joke?
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
I’ve just had an operation, but nothing too serious.
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
I don’t really read a lot. Maybe I should.
Syd Barrett
Getting used to the studio and everything was fun, we freaked about alot. I was working very hard then.
Syd Barrett
Have you seen the roses? There’s a whole lot of colours.
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
Im sorry I cant speak very coherently.
Syd Barrett
If I’d stayed at college I would have become a teacher.
Syd Barrett
Fairy-tales are nice.
Syd Barrett
There’s so much around, you don’t know what to listen to. All I’ve got at home is Bo Diddley, some Stones and Beatles stuff, and old jazz records.
Syd Barrett
In the future, bands are going to have to offer more than a pop show. They are going to have to an offer a well presented theatre show
Syd Barrett
I’ve got a bike. You can ride it if you like. It’s got a basket, a bell that rings and things to make it look good. I’d give it to you if I could, but I borrowed it…
Syd Barrett
The only work I’ve done the last two years is interviews. I’m very good at it.
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 treading the backward path. Mostly, I just waste my time.
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
It’s rather difficult to think of anybody being really interested in me.
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
I think of me being a painter eventually.
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