There are a handful of guitars that way ONED the sound of rock music and even in rock history with their characteristic colors. Legendary “Black Strat” David Gilmour a high priority within the wt Hlten Instruments company. It was the ax that the Pink Floyd guitarist on Dark Side of the Moon exercised, Wish You Were Here, Animals and The Wall, and his three solo studio albums. The guitar was also with him in Hyde Park London 2005 Pink Floyd reunion at Live 8
Now coming David Gilmour everywhere k Can own a piece of the legend. New Signature Stratocaster Fender David Gilmour series has been carefully ltig modeled after the Black Strat origin. As usual with Signature Fender models, it will be a high-end, so close she hangs the Relic version of the device Ts and an affordable NOS (New Old Stock) version.
The Strat was nothing special when Gilmour bought at Manny’s Music in New York in 1970, only one off-the-shelf Sixties Stratocaster. Gilmour, are in a hurry, a Strat that w While stolen a tour of Pink Floyd US to replace. The guitar was originally a Sunburst finish, but it was sprayed with black paint in the factory as a custom finish. Relic version of Gilmour Signature Strat reproduces this detail alder body has sprayed black paint on a Three-color Sunburst finish. The NSA has just released a black sprayed nitrocellulose lacquer on an alder body.
Because the guitar was neither rare nor collection Gilmour bought when he to music cannula his “guitar dia-up” -the instrument he had experience in the development of micro- and neck holes, The sp ter were discarded book. “The guitar is were never treated with respect at all. It was just a tool Tell langj Year’s guitar tech Phil Taylor Gilmour, who worked closely with Fender, the David Gilmour Signature Series Create a Stratocaster. But because it is also a tool it is very likely his guitar in the hands ends of Gilmour of Pink Floyd, when history is made. The Black Strat 1970 first put the album in operating Atom Heart Mother Pink Floyd and remained in continuous use throughout the seventies heyday of the group . It’s Gilmour played guitar on the classic instrumental Floyd “Echoes” and two of three solos in “money. “And that is the guitar that played what many fans for the gr th individual Gilmour always that the” Comfortably Numb. “