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Fender Teams Up with Raphael Saadiq for a Dreamy New Signature Telecaster Supported by Eric Gales

Introducing the New Raphael Saadiq Signature Guitar by‍ Fender

Fender has recently⁤ collaborated with the⁤ talented Raphael Saadiq to‍ bring guitar enthusiasts ⁣a limited-edition Telecaster⁢ signature model. This unique guitar‌ has‍ been unveiled with the help of blues ⁣guitar legend Eric Gales, adding to the excitement surrounding its release.

Raphael Saadiq is​ not only a multi-platinum artist and Grammy winner but also⁣ a versatile multi-instrumentalist. ​In addition to his ⁢successful career as ‍a songwriter and member of the ​Tony! Toni! Toné!‌ band, he has produced​ tracks for renowned ⁢artists such as Stevie Wonder, Beyoncé, and Mary J.‍ Blige. Saadiq’s ​influence in the music industry is ⁢undeniable, with Grammy‍ wins and nominations for‌ prestigious awards like the Golden Globe and Academy ‍Award.

The design of the signature Telecaster ‌reflects Saadiq’s distinctive style, making it a standout release in ‍Fender’s lineup. With​ a Dark Red Metallic finish, black binding,⁣ and custom acrylic pickguard, this guitar exudes a modern aesthetic that sets it apart from traditional Telecasters. ⁢The classic​ ash body, ’59 C-shape maple ⁢neck, and 9.5”-radius‌ rosewood‍ fingerboard contribute to its vintage-meets-modern appeal.

One ‍of the key features of the model is the Custom ‍Raphael Saadiq single-coil pickups, specifically voiced to deliver the right⁢ amount of “bite” for Saadiq’s musical expression. These pickups are wired to a standard Tele control layout, ensuring​ versatility and ease of ⁢use for players of all styles.

Saadiq’s inspiration for the color scheme of the ⁢guitar comes⁤ from⁢ his debut ⁤solo⁢ album, “Instant Vintage,” showcasing his attention to detail and personal connection to the instrument. ⁤He emphasizes the importance of balancing​ tone and playability to create‌ a versatile instrument that caters to ‍both⁣ writing and performing.

In ​a⁢ demo ⁢video featuring Saadiq and Gales, ⁢the artist shares his enthusiasm for ‍the signature model, expressing ⁢his⁢ excitement⁣ for‍ others ‌to explore⁣ its potential for creativity‌ and expression. With its unique design and ⁤versatile⁢ sound, the⁢ Raphael Saadiq Signature Telecaster promises to ‍be ⁣a valuable tool for musicians seeking inspiration and innovation in their music.

For more information on⁤ the Fender Limited Edition Raphael Saadiq Telecaster, visit the official website.

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