Syd Barrett
European Union
LP Discography

by Vernon Fitch

© copyright Vernon Fitch / The Pink Floyd Archives


This is a discography of Syd Barrett vinyl albums (LPs) that have been made in the European Union.

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


The European Union: The European Union (or E.U. as it is commonly referred to) is a group of countries in Europe that have joined together for the purpose of creating a unified economic and political environment. Formed in 1993, the E.U. currently consists of the following countries:

    Austria
    Belgium
    Bulgaria
    Cyprus
    The Czech Republic
    Denmark
    Estonia
    Finland
    France
    Germany
    Greece
    Hungary
    Ireland
    Italy
    Latvia
    Lithuania
    Luxembourg
    Malta
    The Netherlands
    Poland
    Portugal
    Romania
    Slovakia
    Slovenia
    Spain
    Sweden
    The United Kingdom

Since the formation of the E.U. in 1993, many of the albums that are made for the European market are made by the E.U., and are distributed in each of the E.U. states. As a result, many European-made LPs no longer have specific country designations on them, and instead may say "Made in the EU," and / or "Printed in the EU" on them. Generally, most Pink Floyd LPs that are made for the E.U. are manufactured in either the Netherlands, Germany or the U.K., so designations such as "Made in Holland," or "Made in the U.K. " are also found on some E.U. releases.


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Syd Barrett Albums

  1. Syd Barrett

    1. The Madcap Laughs
      1. Simply Vinyl Records
      2. Parlophone Records Ltd.

    2. Barrett
      1. Simply Vinyl Records
      2. Parlophone Records Ltd.

    3. Opel
      1. Simply Vinyl Records
      2. Parlophone Records Ltd.

    4. Compilations

      1. An Introduction to Syd Barrett


Syd Barrett


Syd Barrett
The Madcap Laughs LP
Simply Vinyl Records

Title: The Madcap Laughs (Simply Vinyl Records)
Record Company: Simply Vinyl Records
Catalog Number: SVLP 289
Bar Code: 6 43346 02891 0
Matrix Information: (side 1 / side 2)
1) 08 45413 20 1A1 SVLP 289 / 08 45413 20 1B1 SVLP 289 (both stamped)
Release Date: December 2000 (re-pressed in June 2001)
Release Information: Ninth issue on Simply Vinyl Records. Reissue on 180 gram virgin vinyl by Simply Vinyl Records. Heavy quality cover.
Description: Gatefold cover.
Front Cover: Picture of Syd Barrett in his apartment.
Back Cover: Picture of Syd Barrett in his apartment. Song titles and credits. In the top right corner is a white rectangle with the scancode (6 43346 02891 0), F:PM 520, LC 0542, Printed in the EU.
Spine: EMI/HARVEST The Madcap Laughs - Syd Barrett SVLP 289
Cover Sticker: In the top left corner of the front cover is a silver sticker that says "Simply Vinyl, Limited Edition Vinyl LP, Classic Albums, 180g Virgin Vinyl Pressings, Heavy Quality Sleeves."
Plastic Cover: Issued with the album sleeve covered in a heavy plastic cover with a fold-over top flap. "Simply Vinyl" is pressed into the plastic cover flap. The top flap is sealed with a round silver Simply Vinyl seal of quality.
Insert: Simply Vinyl catalog insert.
Labels: Black Simply Vinyl labels.
Text around the bottom edge of the label starts at 9 o'clock and says:

All rights of the producer and of the owner of the work reproduced reserved. Unauthorised copying, hiring, lending, public performance and broadcasting of this record prohibited. Made in the EU.



Syd Barrett
The Madcap Laughs LP with download sticker on cover
Parlophone Records Ltd.

Title: The Madcap Laughs
Record Company: Parlophone Records Ltd.
Catalog Number: SHVL 765 / 0825646310791
Bar Code: 0 825646 310791
Release Date: June 30, 2014
Matrix Information: (side 1 / side 2)
1) 0825646310791-01 BE 47898-01 A1 X1 / 0825646310791-01 BE 47898-01 B1 X1 (both written)
Description: Gatefold cover.
Front Cover: Title. Syd Barrett. Blue Harvest logo in lower left corner.
Back Cover: Syd Barrett. Song listing. Credits. Bar code. "LC0299 Printed in the EU. GEMA/MCPS."
Inside Cover: The Madcap laughing.
Spine: White with title and catalog number.
Cover Sticker: Some issues have a white cover sticker that says "Vinyl Collector. This LP contains a unique code for a digital download of the whole album.
Insert: Some issues have a Vinyl Collector insert with a code on it for a digital download of the album.
Labels: Yellow / green Harvest labels.
Text around the top edge of label starts at 10 o'clock and says:

Warning: Unauthorised copying, hiring, lending, reproduction, public performance, and broadcasting prohibited.

Text around the bottom edge of label starts at 8 o'clock and says:

Printed in the EU
P 1970 The copyright in this sound recording is owned by Parlophone Records Ltd. ©2014 Parlophone Records Ltd. A Warner Music Group Company.



Syd Barrett
Barrett LP
Simply Vinyl Records

Title: Barrett (Simply Vinyl Records)
Record Company: Simply Vinyl Records
Catalog Number: SVLP 281
Bar Code: 6 43346 02821 7
Matrix Information: (side 1 / side 2)
1) SVLP 281 08 45300 20 1A1 / SVLP 281 08 45300 20 1B1 (both written)
Release Date: December 2000 (re-pressed in June 2001)
Release Information: Eleventh issue on Simply Vinyl Records. Reissue on 180 gram virgin vinyl by Simply Vinyl Records. Heavy cardboard cover.
Description: Gatefold cover.
Front Cover: Insects.
Back Cover: Picture of Syd Barrett. Song titles and credits. In the bottom center is a white sticker on the plastic cover with the scancode (0 643346 028118).
Spine: Title. Catalog number.
Cover Sticker: In the top left corner of the front cover is a silver sticker that says "Simply Vinyl, Limited Edition Vinyl LP, Classic Albums, 180g Virgin Vinyl Pressings, Heavy Quality Sleeves."
Plastic Cover: Issued with the album sleeve covered in a heavy plastic cover with a fold-over top flap. "Simply Vinyl" is pressed into the plastic cover flap. The top flap is sealed with a round silver Simply Vinyl seal of quality.
Labels: Black Simply Vinyl labels.
Text around the bottom edge of the label starts at 8 o'clock and says:

All rights of the producer and of the owner of the work reproduced reserved. Unauthorised copying, hiring, lending, public performance and broadcasting of this record prohibited. Made in the EU.



Syd Barrett
Barrett LP with download sticker on cover
Parlophone Records Ltd.

Title: Barrett
Record Company: Parlophone Records Ltd.
Catalog Number: SHSP 4007 / 0825646310784
Bar Code: 0 825646 310784
Matrix Information: (side 1 / side 2)
1) 0825646310784-01 BE 47894-01 A1 T1 / 0825646310784-01 BE 47894-01 B1 =1 (both written)
Release Date: June 30, 2014
Description: Non-gatefold cover.
Front Cover: Title. Insects.
Back Cover: Syd Barrett. Title. Song listing. Credits. Bar code. "LC0299 Printed in the EU. GEMA/MCPS."
Spine: Title. Catalog number.
Cover Sticker: Some issues have a white cover sticker that says "Vinyl Collector. This LP contains a unique code for a digital download of the whole album.
Insert: Some issues have a Vinyl Collector insert with a code on it for a digital download of the album.
Labels: Yellow / green Harvest labels.
Text around the top edge of label starts at 10 o'clock and says:

Warning: Unauthorised copying, hiring, lending, reproduction, public performance, and broadcasting prohibited.

Text around the bottom edge of label starts at 8 o'clock and says:

Printed in the EU
P 1970 The copyright in this sound recording is owned by Parlophone Records Ltd. ©2014 Parlophone Records Ltd. A Warner Music Group Company.



Syd Barrett
Opel 2-LP
Simply Vinyl Records 2nd issue

Title: Opel (Simply Vinyl Records)
Record Company: Simply Vinyl Records
Catalog Number: SVLP 153
Bar Code: 6 43346 01531 6
Matrix Information: (side 1 / side 2 / side 3 / side 4)
1) 08 42411 20 1A1 SVLP 153 / 08 42411 20 1B1 SVLP 153 / 08 42411 20 1C1 SVLP 153 / 08 42411 20 1D1 SVLP 153 (all written)
Release Date: December 1999
Release Information: Second issue on Simply Vinyl Records. Double album limited edition reissue on 180 gram vinyl. Includes the additional outtakes featured on the reissue CD.
Test Pressing: A test pressing was made on two 180 gram records with blank white labels. The test pressing was housed in a generic Simply Vinyl Promo LP sleeve, with the name and catalog number handwritten on the front.
Description: Gatefold cover.
Front Cover: Syd Barrett. Title.
Back Cover: Song listing.
Spine: Harvest SYD BARRETT OPEL SVLP 153
Cover Sticker: In the top left corner of the front cover is a yellow sticker that says "DOUBLE ALBUM." In the top right corner of the front cover is a silver sticker that says "Simply Vinyl, Limited Edition Vinyl LP, Classic Albums, 180g Virgin Vinyl Pressings, Heavy Quality Sleeves."
Inner Sleeve: Story of the recording session by Brian Hogg, picture of Syd, studio recording logs, and song credits.
Plastic Cover: Issued with the album sleeve covered in a heavy plastic cover with a fold-over top flap. "Simply Vinyl" is pressed into the plastic cover flap. The top flap is sealed with a round silver Simply Vinyl seal of quality.
Labels: White Simply Vinyl labels with black text, and a black and white Harvest logo.
Text around the bottom edge of the label starts at 8 o'clock and says:

All rights of the producer and of the owner of the work reproduced reserved. Unauthorised copying, hiring, lending, public performance and broadcasting of this record prohibited. Made in the EU.



Syd Barrett
Opel LP with download sticker on cover
Parlophone Records Ltd.

Title: Opel
Record Company: Parlophone Records Ltd.
Catalog Number: SHSP 4126 / 0825646310777
Bar Code: 0 825646 310777
Matrix Information: (side 1 / side 2)
1) 0825646310777-01 BE 47895-01 A1 / 0825646310777-01 BE 47895-01 B1 ts (both written)
Release Date: June 30, 2014
Description: Gatefold cover.
Front Cover: Title. Syd Barrett.
Back Cover: Song listing. Credits. Bar code. "LC0299 Printed in the EU. GEMA/MCPS."
Inside Cover: Production notes.
Spine: White with title and catalog number.
Cover Sticker: Some issues have a white cover sticker that says "Vinyl Collector. This LP contains a unique code for a digital download of the whole album.
Insert: Some issues have a Vinyl Collector insert with a code on it for a digital download of the album.
Labels: Parlophone Records Ltd. labels.
Text around the top edge of label starts at 10 o'clock and says:

Warning: Unauthorised copying, hiring, lending, reproduction, public performance, and broadcasting prohibited.

Text around the bottom edge of label starts at 8 o'clock and says:

Printed in the EU
P 1988 The copyright in this sound recording is owned by Parlophone Records Ltd. ©2014 Parlophone Records Ltd. A Warner Music Group Company.


Compilations


Syd Barrett
An Introduction to Syd Barrett 2-LP

Title: An Introduction to Syd Barrett
Record Company: EMI Records
Catalog Number: 50999-098503-1-6
Bar Code: 5 099909 850316
Matrix Information: (side 1 / side 2 / side 3 / side 4)
1) BB37395-07 A 0985037 / BB37395-07 B 0985037 / BB29632-02 C 0985037 / BB29632-02 D 0985037 (all four written)
Release Date: April 16, 2011
Release Information: E.U. release. Double album. Released for Record Store Day 2011.
Description: Gatefold cover.
Front Cover: A masked man looking into a mirror. The closest orange to the man is to his right. Green flying dragon in upper left corner of cover. Red sticker with title.
Back Cover: Song listing. Credits.
Inside Cover: Pictures of Syd Barrett and paintings.
Spine: Title. Catalog number.
Inner Sleeves: [1 - front] [1 - back] [2 - front] [2 - back] Pictures with song lyrics.
Labels: Art labels.