Octopus: The Best of Syd Barrett

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Octopus: The Best of Syd Barrett
Greatest hits album by Syd Barrett
Released 29 May 1992
Genre Rock
Length 52:14
Label Cleopatra Records
Producer Syd Barrett, David Gilmour, Malcolm Jones and Peter Jenner
Syd Barrett chronology
Opel
(1988)
Octopus: The Best of Syd Barrett
(1992)
Crazy Diamond
(1993)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3.5/5 stars[1]

Octopus: The Best of Syd Barrett, released 29 May 1992, is a one-disc compilation of songs by Syd Barrett. It contains songs from his two solo albums, The Madcap Laughs and Barrett, and the compilation outtakes/rarities album, Opel.[1] This album was later superseded by The Best of Syd Barrett: Wouldn't You Miss Me?.[1]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Octopus" – 3:48
  2. "Swan Lee (Silas Lang)" – 3:14
  3. "Baby Lemonade" – 4:10
  4. "Late Night" – 3:14
  5. "Wined and Dined" – 2:56
  6. "Golden Hair" – 2:00
  7. "Gigolo Aunt" – 5:45
  8. "Wolfpack" – 3:45
  9. "It Is Obvious" – 2:56
  10. "Lanky (Part 1)" – 5:32
  11. "No Good Trying" – 3:25
  12. "Clowns and Jugglers" – 3:27
  13. "Waving My Arms in the Air" – 2:07
  14. "Opel" – 6:26

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Planer, Lindsay. "Octopus: The Best of Syd Barrett - Syd Barrett : Songs, Reviews, Credits, Awards". AllMusic. Retrieved 12 August 2012.