Syd Barrett: Up Close And Personal
Up Close And Personal presents the most complete retrospective of original Pink Floyd visionary and frontman, the sadly missed Syd Barrett, one of the most enigmatic and complex men in music, in this deluxe DVD and book set.
Experience the scene and the sounds first hand, as we bring you the highlights of Syd on stage and talk to those closest to him. First hand sources include Duggie Field, psychedelic artist, flatmate and friend of Barrett, who shares his experiences of the chaotic London scene at the time. There are also interviews with producers Joe Boyd of Arnold Layne fame and Norman Smith of EMI, the producer of the first three Floyd albums, who share their recollections of working with both Barrett and the band without him. A final touching tribute is supplied by close friend of Barrett, Pete D'Arby, who witnessed the highs and the tragic lows as the Syd he knew and loved slipped away. Experience the finest Barrett footage with extensive insider insights and anecdotes, as we pay our respects to the father of Psychedelic rock.
The 72 page book features interviews with Arnold Layne producer Joe Boyd, photographer and UFO cohort John 'Hoppy' Hopkins and Syd's long-standing friend, Duggie Fields.