Syd Barrett
Canadian
CD Discography

by Vernon Fitch

with contributions from HannesTaucher

© copyright Vernon Fitch / The Pink Floyd Archives


This is a discography of Syd Barrett compact discs (CDs) that have been released in Canada.

Any comments, corrections or additions to this discography are appreciated.


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Albums

  1. Syd Barrett

    1. The Madcap Laughs
    2. Barrett

  2. Compilations

    1. Syd Barrett - The Peel Session
      1. Dutch East India Trading Records
      2. Dutch East India Trading Records (reissue)
    2. Octopus - The Best Of
      1. Cleopatra Records - 1st issue
      2. Cleopatra Records - 2nd issue
      3. Cleopatra Records - 3rd issue
    3. The Best of Syd Barrett - Wouldn't You Miss Me?


Syd Barrett


Syd Barrett
The Madcap Laughs CD

Title: The Madcap Laughs
Record Company: Capitol Records
Catalog Number: C2 46607
Bar Code: 0 7777-46607-2 3
Release Information: Canadian issue.
Description:
Front Cover: A picture of Syd Barrett in his apartment. Title in the upper right corner. Eight-page booklet cover.
Back Cover: White with song titles, credits, and a bar code in the upper right corner.
Label: Red Capitol label with text in dark blue.



Syd Barrett
Barrett CD

Title: Barrett
Record Company: Capitol Records
Catalog Number: C2 46606
Bar Code: 0 7777-46606-2 4
Release Information: Canadian issue.
Description:
Front Cover: Insects. Title at the top.
Back Cover: White with song titles and credits. Bar code.
Label: White Capitol label with text in green.


Syd Barrett Compilations


Syd Barrett
The Peel Session CD

Title: Syd Barrett - The Peel Session
Record Company: Dutch East India Trading Records
Catalog Number: DEI8307-2
Bar Code: 0 1753-18307-2 3
Matrix Information:
1) Top: DEI 8307 . :MASTERED: :BY NIMBUS:
Description:
Cover: Purple with picture of Syd Barrett and title. 2-page insert cover. "Printed in Canada."
Label: Purple Dutch East India Trading label.



Syd Barrett
The Peel Session CD
(reissue)

Title: Syd Barrett - The Peel Session (reissue)
Record Company: Dutch East India Trading Records
Catalog Number: DEI8307-2
Bar Code: 0 1753-18307-2 3
Matrix Information:
1) Top: MANUFACTURED BY AMERICAN HELIX W.O. # E30260-2 *CD01292* SFPSCD043
Release Information: Canadian reissue. Originally made with a glow in the dark label.
Description:
Cover: Purple with picture of Syd Barrett and title. 2-page insert cover. "Printed in Canada."
Cover Sticker: Early copies have a black cover sticker that says: "Limited Edition Glow in the Dark CD Label. Rare Recordings Straight from the Vault's of England's BBC."
Label #1: Silver Dutch East India Trading label. Text in dayglow ink.
Label #2: Silver Dutch East India Trading label. Text in black ink.



Syd Barrett
Octopus CD
Cleopatra Records 1st issue

Title: Syd Barrett - Octopus - The Best Of (Cleopatra Records 1st issue)
Record Company: Cleopatra Records
Catalog Number: CLEO 57712
Bar Code: 7 41157-5771-2
Matrix Information:
1) Top: N652 <010> 62157738 made by / fabrique par DISQUE AMERIC CANADA
Release Date: 1992
Release Information: Original issue. Limited edition of 1500 in cloth bag.
Songs: Octopus, Swan Lee (Silas Lang), Baby Lemonade, Late Night, Wined and Dined, Golden Hair, Gigolo Aunt, Wolf Pack, It Is Obvious, Lanky (Part 1), No Good Trying, Clowns and Jugglers, Waiving My Arms in the Air, Opel.
Total Time: 52:56
Track Peak Levels: 86.8 / 88.1 / 86.4 / 79.9 / 81.1 / 71.9 / 86.7 / 87.9 / 82.3 / 77.5 / 87.7 / 86.8 / 89.0 / 86.4
Description:
Cover Bag: Issued in a black and purple cloth bag, with the title printed on the front in gold. In the lower right corner is a round white sticker that says "Limited 1500."
Front Cover: A picture of Syd Barrett. Title. Eight-page booklet.
Back Cover: A picture of Syd Barrett. Song title. Bar code. At the bottom, it says "P 1992 EMI Records USA, a division of Capitol Records Inc. © 1992 CEMA Special Markets Product of CEMA Special Markets, a subsidiary of Capitol-EMI Music, Inc. All rights reserved. Unauthorized duplication is a violation of applicable laws. Printed and manufactured in Canada."
Inserts: A color photograph of Syd Barrett, and a round black and orange Syd Barrett button.
Label: Silver Cleopatra label with a blue screaming face and text in black.
To the right of the center hole, it says:

Cema
Special
Markets
S21-57738
P 1992 EMI Records USA, a division of Capitol Records Inc.
© 1992 CEMA Special Markets
Product of CEMA Special Markets, a subsidiary of Capitol-EMI Music, Inc.
All rights reserved. Unauthorized duplication is a violation of applicable laws.

To the left of the center hole, it says:

Made in CANADA



Syd Barrett
Octopus CD
Cleopatra Records 2nd issue

Title: Syd Barrett - Octopus - The Best Of (Cleopatra Records 2nd issue)
Record Company: Cleopatra Records
Catalog Number: CLEO 57712
Bar Code: 7 41157-5771-2 9
Matrix Information:
1) Top: N652 <010> S2157738 made by / fabrique par DISQUE AMERIC CANADA
Release Date: 1993
Release Information: Reissue with a different cover and booklet.
Total Time: 52:56
Track Peak Levels: 86.8 / 88.1 / 86.4 / 79.9 / 81.1 / 71.9 / 86.7 / 87.9 / 82.3 / 77.5 / 87.7 / 86.8 / 89.0 / 86.4
Description:
Front Cover: A picture of Syd Barrett. Title. Eight-page booklet.
Back Cover: A picture of Syd Barrett. Song title. Bar code. At the bottom, it says "P 1974; P 1988 Capitol Records, Inc. P © 1993 CEMA Special Markets, Product of CEMA Special Markets, a division of Capitol Records, Inc. All rights reserved. Unauthorized duplication is a violation of applicable laws. Cleopatra, 8726 S. Sepulveda, Ste. D-82, Los Angeles, CA 90045 USA"
Label: Silver Cleopatra label with a red screaming face and text in black.
To the right of the center hole, it says:

Cema
Special
Markets
S21-57738
P 1992 EMI Records USA, a division of Capitol Records Inc.
© 1992 CEMA Special Markets
Product of CEMA Special Markets, a subsidiary of Capitol-EMI Music, Inc.
All rights reserved. Unauthorized duplication is a violation of applicable laws.

To the left of the center hole, it says:

Made in CANADA



Syd Barrett
Octopus CD
Cleopatra Records 3rd issue

Title: Syd Barrett - Octopus - The Best Of (Cleopatra Records 3rd issue)
Record Company: Cleopatra Records
Catalog Number: CLEO 57712
Bar Code: 7 41157-5771-2 9
Release Information: Reissue with a different CD label.
Total Time: 52:56
Track Peak Levels: 86.8 / 88.1 / 86.4 / 79.9 / 81.1 / 71.9 / 86.7 / 87.9 / 82.3 / 77.5 / 87.7 / 86.8 / 89.0 / 86.4
Description:
Front Cover: A picture of Syd Barrett. Title. Eight-page booklet cover.
Back Cover: A picture of Syd Barrett. Song title. Bar code. At the bottom, it says "P 1974; P 1988 Capitol Records, Inc. P © 1993 CEMA Special Markets, Product of CEMA Special Markets, a division of Capitol Records, Inc. All rights reserved. Unauthorized duplication is a violation of applicable laws. Cleopatra, 8726 S. Sepulveda, Ste. D-82, Los Angeles, CA 90045 USA"
Label: Silver Cleopatra label with title in green. "Manufactured in Canada."



The Best of Syd Barrett - Wouldn't You Miss Me? CD

Title: The Best of Syd Barrett - Wouldn't You Miss Me?
Record Company: EMI Music Canada
Catalog Number: 7243 5 32320 2 3
Bar Code: 7 24353 23202 3
Release Information: Canadian issue. 12-page booklet.
Songs: Octopus, Late Night, Terrapin, Swan Lee, Wolfpack, Golden Hair, Here I Go, Long Gone, No Good Trying, Opel, Baby Lemonade, Gigolo Aunt, Dominoes, Wouldn't You Miss Me, Wined And Dined, Effervescing Elephant, Waving My Arms In The Air, I Never Lied To You, Love Song, Two of a Kind, Bob Dylan Blues, and Golden Hair (instrumental).
Description:
Front Cover: A picture of Syd Barrett. Title. Harvest logo in lower right corner.
Back Cover: A picture of Syd Barrett. Song titles. Bar code. "Made in Canada."
Label: Syd Barrett picture label. "Made in Canada."