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Album: The Piper At The Gates Of DawnReleased: 1967
This song was written for Jenny Spires who was at the time Syd Barrett's girlfriend. In the song, Syd shows her his bike, which he borrowed. He also shows her his mouse named Gerald, a clan of gingerbread men and a cloak. At the end of the song, Syd takes her to his music room.
The Piper At The Gates Of Dawn
was the first Pink Floyd album and the only one dominated by Syd Barrett. The album title came from a chapter in the book Wind In The Willows
, where The piper was Pan, the Greek god of muic. The album was digitally remastered and reissued in 2007.