After a decades- long battle, David Gilmour has finally triumphed over Syd Barrett. Barrett, one of the founding members of Pink Floyd was deposed by Gilmour in a bloodless coup during the late 1960's. Upon leaving Pink Floyd Barrett went on to pursue other interests including not brushing his teeth and consuming large amounts of food. He lived with his mother and was fond of bicycling.
Surviving members of Pink Floyd siad they were saddened by Barrett's passing and vowed to play a trbute show featuring all the songs from the "Momentary Lapse of Reason" album.the madcap laughs