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Rare Syd Barrett-era Pink Floyd footage appears on a new collectors’ DVD “A Technicolour Dream – The Story of the 60s Underground” due for release next month.

The DVD follows the story of the Underground movement up to the 14 hour all night concert at London’s Alexandra Palace on April 29 1967, including the UFO Club and the Notting Hill Carnival.

Highlights of the documentary include new interviews with Pink Floyd’s Roger Waters and Nick Mason, Joe Boyd, Kevin Ayers, Barry Miles and Arthur Brown among others.

Bonus features are three full Pink Floyd performances with Syd Barrett on guitar and vocals from 1967;

“Astronomy Domine” – Queen Elizabeth Hall, 14 May 1967
“Scarecrow” – Pathe News, 8 July 1967
“Arnold Layne” – Peter Whitehead promo, 10 March 1967


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For more on Pink Floyd, see the latest (October 2008) issue of Uncut magazine, where an all-star cast of musicians choose their favourite Pink Floyd tracks, including a forward by David Gilmour.