Advanced Syd Barrett lyrics test

Test your knowledge of Syd Barrett's highly original and interesting lyrics. Includes questions pertaining to his solo songs as well as those he wrote while with The Pink Floyd.

When it comes to Syd Barrett and early Pink Floyd song knowledge, are you "totally together" or are you "wondering who could be writing this song" most of the time? Take the quiz and see what the results say!

Created by: Eternal Isolation
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1. Complete the lyric: "I think I'll ___ it in the water, baby.
throw
toss
skim
find
make
hurl
2. What song is the following excerpt from? "...the water streams over me"
Baby Lemonade
Feel
Dark Globe
She Took A long Cold Look
Astronomy Domine
If It's In You
3. Which song speaks of a "shell" "pretty hair" and "dreams?"
Golden Hair
Dominoes
Matilda Mother
Love Song
Long Gone
Feel
4. Who "untied the wigwam door?"
Slumbering Squaw
Chief Coyote
Scattering paw
Hollering Dog
Chattering Squaw
Gathering Squall
5. In the song Opel, what is it that "stood Alone?"
the totem
the pebble
the dream
the driftwood
the ocean
the puddle
6. In "Effervescing Elephant," which month did the elephant whisper that he would die in?
April
May
June
July
October
December
7. What kind of proverbs are mentioned in "Wolfpack?"
Melodious
Elysium
Artesian
Magnesium
Elysian
Cartesian
8. Finish the line: "Call to you and what do you do" ...____?
"staying out in the yard"
"laying back in a chair"
"coming back with a stare"
"smiling back from the stair"
"flying high through the air"
"messing about with your hair"
9. What kind of gemstones does "Maisie" possess?
sapphires and rubies
diamonds and rubies
rubies and emeralds
amethysts and pearls
pearls and rubies
diamonds and emeralds
10. Which song mentions a "torch" and a "loud Hailer?"
It Is Obvious
Waving My Arms In The Air
Wined And Dined
If It's In You
She Took A long Cold Look
Long Gone
11. In which song does Syd claim to be feeling "...very frail?"
Vegetable Man
Dolly Rocker
Love Song
Candy And A Currant Bun
Apples And Oranges
Wined And Dined
12. Who penned the lyrics to Golden Hair?
Roger Waters
Rick Wright
Peter Jenner
James Joyce
Kenneth Grahame
William Butler Yeats
13. What item is NOT mentioned in Vegetable Man?
scarf
socks
trousers
shirt
watch
waistcoat

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