Rob Chapman

Syd Barrett

£8.99
  • Rob Chapman - Syd Barrett
5th March 2020 / Paperback / Faber & Faber

Rob Chapman

Syd Barrett

£8.99

A new edition as part of the Faber Greatest Hits – books that have taken writing about music in new and exciting directions for the twenty-first century.

Syd Barrett was the lead guitarist, vocalist, and principle songwriter in the original line up of Pink Floyd. During his brief time with the band (1966-68) he was the driving force behind the unit. After he left the band he made just two further solo albums which were both released in 1970, before withdrawing from public view to lead a quiet, and occasionally troubled life in Cambridge, the town of his birth.

Rob Chapman's book is the first authoritative and exhaustively researched biography of Syd Barrett that fully celebrates his life and legacy as a musician, lyricist and artist, and which highlights the influence that he continues to have over contemporary bands and music fans alike.

The entire series has been designed by Luke Bird and look AMAZING.

Format /Paperback
Released /5th March 2020
Catalogue / 9780571359783
Barcode / 9780571359783
Artist / Rob Chapman
Label /Faber & Faber
Genre / Books
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