Syd Barrett
French
LP Discography

by Vernon Fitch

with contributions from Ingo Brode

© copyright Vernon Fitch / The Pink Floyd Archives


This is a discography of vinyl albums (LPs) that have been released in France by Syd Barrett.

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


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Albums

  1. Syd Barrett

    1. The Madcap Laughs
    2. Barrett
    3. Syd Barrett (double LP)

  2. Samplers

    1. Best Of Peel Sessions Par Bernard Lenoir
    2. A Good Harvest!


Syd Barrett


Syd Barrett
The Madcap Laughs LP

Title: The Madcap Laughs
Record Label: Harvest / Pathe Marconi Records
Catalog Number: C 062-04261
Release Information: A test pressing was made that consisted of two one-sided LPs. Matrix numbers SHVL765 A / SHVL765 B.
Copies of the first U.K. issue (SHVL 765) were imported into France with a round white "Pathe Y Marconi" import sticker on the back cover.
Description:
Cover: Syd Barrett in his apartment.
Label: Yellow-green Harvest label.



Syd Barrett
Barrett LP

Title: Barrett
Record Label: Harvest Records
Catalog Number: 2C 062-04592
Matrix Information: (side 1 / side 2)
1) 4592 A 21C M6 291549 / 4592 B 21C M6 291571 (both stamped)
Release Information: French issue. Copies of the U.K. issue (SHSP 4007) were imported with a white Pathe Marconi import sticker on the back cover, along with a gold "PM / 375" sticker.
Description:
Front Cover: Picture of insects. Catalog number and EMI / Harvest logo in the top left corner. Laminated.
Back Cover: Song listing. Small round silver sticker with "PATHE U MARCONI" in front of the catalog number. Matte.
Spine: 2 C 062 - 04592 SYD BARRETT
Labels: Yellow / green Harvest labels.
Text around the top edge of the label starts at 12 o'clock and says:

All rights of the manufacturer and of the owner of the recorded work reserved. Unauthorised public performance broadcasting and copying of this record prohibited.



Syd Barrett
Syd Barrett 2-LP

Title: Syd Barrett (double album)
Record Label: Harvest Records (Harvest Heritage Series)
Catalog Number: 2C 184-50350 / 1
Matrix Information: (side 1 / side 2 / side 3 / side 4)
1) SHVL 765 A 21 M6 274039 50350 A / SHVL 765 B 21 50350 B M6 274040 / 4592 A 21C 50351 A M6 291549 / 4592 B 21C 50351 B M6 291571 (all four stamped, except 50350 / 50350 / 50351 / 50351 written)
Release Information: Reissue of The Madcap Laughs and Barrett.
Description: Gatefold cover.
Front Cover: Picture of Syd, a plum, an orange and a matchbox. Matte.
Back Cover: Song listing. Matte.
Spine: 2C18450350/51 SYD BARRETT
Labels: Yellow / green Harvest labels.
Text around the top edge of the label starts at 12 o'clock and says:

All rights of the manufacturer and of the owner of the recorded work reserved - Unauthorised public performance broadcasting and copying of this record prohibited.


Samplers


Best Of Peel Sessions Par Bernard Lenoir LP

Title: Best Of Peel Sessions Par Bernard Lenoir
Record Label: Strange Fruit Records
Catalog Number: FC 1
Matrix Information: (side 1 / side 2)
1) MPO TL FC01LP A / MPO TL FC01LP B (both written)
Release Information: Sampler that includes Syd Barrett-Terrapin. Also features Joy Division, New Order, The Cure, Siouxsie And The Banshees, Inspiral Carpets, The Smiths, The Slits, Wire, Ruts, Redskins, T. Rex, Buzzcocks, Gang Of Four, The Undertones, and Wedding Present.
Description: Gatefold cover.
Front Cover: Title, artist listings, picture of leaves. Laminated.
Back Cover: Song listing. Laminated.
Inside Cover: Pictures of album covers.
Spine: BEST Of PEEL SESSIONS Par BERNARD LENOIR FC 1
Labels: Silver Strange Fruit labels.
Text around the bottom edge of the label starts at 10 o'clock and says:

Tous droits du producteur phonographique et du proprietaire de l'oevre enregistree reserves. Sauf autorisation, la duplication, la location, le pret. L'utilisation de ce disque pour execution publique et radiodiffusion sont interdites - Made in France.



A Good Harvest! sampler LP

Title: A Good Harvest!
Record Label: Harvest Records
Catalog Number: 2C 054-12638
Matrix Information: (side 1 / side 2)
1) 12638 A 21 M6 293622 1 / 12638 B 21 M6 293623 1 (both stamped)
Release Information: A sampler that includes Baby Lemonade by Syd Barrett.
Description:
Front Cover: Red with Harvest logo. Laminated.
Back Cover: Song listing. Laminated.
Spine: 2 C 054 - 12638 VARIOUS - A GOOD HARVEST
Labels: Yellow / green Harvest labels.
Text around the top edge of the label starts at 12 o'clock and says:

All rights of the manufacturer and of the owner of the recorded work reserved - Unauthorised public performance broadcasting and copying of this record prohibited.