Beyond the Wildwood

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Beyond the Wildwood – A Tribute to Syd Barrett
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Compilation album by
Various Artists
Released1987
GenreAlternative rock
Length60:15
LabelImaginary (UK)

Beyond the Wildwood – A Tribute to Syd Barrett is a tribute album consisting of music written by Pink Floyd's original guitarist, vocalist and primary songwriter Syd Barrett.[1] The musicians performing on the album are British and American indie rock artists. The songs featured come from Pink Floyd's singles; the albums The Piper at the Gates of Dawn and A Saucerful of Secrets; and Barrett's two solo albums: The Madcap Laughs and Barrett. Although Barrett's productive recording career had only lasted from 1967 though 1970,[2] his music had a great influence on the development of psychedelic rock, alternative rock and indie rock music.[3]

Track listing[edit]

All songs written by Syd Barrett, except where noted.

Side one
No.TitleArtistLength
1."No Good Trying"The Mock Turtles3:31
2."Octopus"Plasticland3:30
3."Arnold Layne"SS-203:05
4."Matilda Mother"Paul Roland2:55
5."Long Cold Look"Fit and Limo2:18
6."Long Gone"The Shamen3:47
7."If the Sun Don't Shine (Adaptation of Jugband Blues)"Opal4:35
Side two
No.TitleArtistLength
8."Baby Lemonade"The Ashes in the Morning3:17
9."Wolfpack"The Lobster Quadrille3:04
10."Golden Hair" (Barrett/Joyce)The Paint Set1:58
11."No Man's Land"Tropicana Fishtank3:51
12."Apples and Oranges"Television Personalities3:14
13."Two of a Kind"The Soup Dragons2:51
14."Scream Thy Last Scream"The Green Telescope4:40
CD bonus tracks
No.TitleArtistLength
15."See Emily Play"The Chemistry Set3:12
16."Rats"What Noise4:50
17."Gigolo Aunt"Death of Samantha5:31

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Syd Barrett > Overview", Allmusic, Rovi Corporation, retrieved 13 July 2012
  2. ^ "Syd Barrett > Credits", Allmusic, Rovi Corporation, retrieved 13 July 2012
  3. ^ Harris, John (12 July 2006). "Barrett's influence". Guardian News and Media Limited. Retrieved 13 July 2012.