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Flaming

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Pink Floyd



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From their debut album, this was the third Pink Floyd single released in the United States. It was written by Syd Barrett, who was a founding member of the band, but became an acid casualty and had to leave the band a few years later when he lost his mind. Typical of Barrett's work, it's a very psychedelic song. (thanks, John - Chicago, IL)
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Comments (8):

"Lazing in the foggy dew... COO-COO!" Ha ha! 'Luv that part!
- Zero, Nowhere, NJ
If you listen closely around 2:32 and again at 2:34 you hear the sound of a dog barking.
- J, Lx, Portugal
loved this song since the very first time i heard it..
- Mreenal, Darjeeling, India
@G, Potomac, MD: no, its not buggy-doo.. he's saying 'foggy dew'.. even i used to sing 'boggy-doo' so until i got the lyrics..
- Mreenal, Darjeeling, India
This is the song that the ABC "This Week" used for their "In Memoriam" segment about Syd's death.
Very appropriate, and I wept for the loss of the Painter, the Piper, the Prisoner, the Crazy Diamond.
- oldpink, New Castle, IN
What the heck is a buggy-doo if that's what he's saying?
- G, Potomac, MD
yah i sumited the lyrics! love this song but many of my friends dont.
- FRANCISCO, CUDAHY, CA
This song just carries you away. Very Sgt. Pepper like, but its so much more. Just listening to this song with my eyes close, or open, brings me to another place entirely. If only their could have been more songs like this but alas too many people got in the way.
- Tristan, Philadelphia, PA
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