PRS Guitars continues their relationship with Alex Lifeson of Rush with the announcement of an all-new SE thinline acoustic signature model. They tell us that the SE Alex Lifeson Thinline acoustic is a road-worthy guitar for players in need of a stage- and studio-ready instrument. Carrying over its unique appointments from the Private Stock Alex Lifeson acoustic, this model features a thinner body depth than PRS's standard Angelus model and the "Birds in Flight" inlay design.
"I was very pleased when PRS presented me with my SE Angelus acoustic, a beautiful guitar of stunning quality. It was in response to the challenge of building a guitar that shared the integrity and attention to detail that the Alex Lifeson Private Stock Angelus possesses in a package more broadly accessible. The SE Alex Lifeson Thinline is that model. Carefully selected materials, expert craftsmanship and a smart approach to concept resulted in a guitar that is beautiful to look at and rewarding to play." - Alex Lifeson
A PRS spokesperson told us, "As with all SE Series guitars, the Alex Lifeson Thinline acoustic is a quality instrument and a great value. The guitar's thinner body provides an added level of comfort for players and boasts PRS's Hybrid X/Classical bracing pattern, which gives this guitar a resonance and warmth not found in some thinline models. The addition of an undersaddle pickup with both volume and tone controls gives this guitar a warm acoustic tone when amplified."
This announcement is timed with Rush's R40 LIVE 40th Anniversary Tour, which will be visiting 34 cities throughout North America this summer beginning May 8 in Tulsa, OK and finishing August 1 in Los Angeles, CA. For a complete listing of dates, visit www.rush.com/tour/rush40-tour and use #R40 to follow the tour.
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