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Alex Lifeson discusses his new Gibson EDS-1275 Signature Double-Neck Guitar

Mon, Dec 21, 2015@8:26PM | comments

Last month Gibson Custom announced the release of a new limited edition Alex Lifeson signature double-neck guitar. From

Gibson Custom is excited to announce a very limited edition replica of Alex Lifeson's 70's Gibson Double Neck, crafted in close collaboration with the Artist. This limited run of 100 EDS-1275's is a replica of Alex's famous Farewell to Kings Double Neck. Based on hands-on analysis and digital scans of the original's neck and body profiles, each one is a literal copy of the guitar that Alex acquired in the mid-1970's and one that would go on to become a visual and tonal icon.

"I acquired this [white] one in 1976, along with a cherry one which I later gave to Eric Johnson. It's been with me ever since, playing a constant role in the Farewell to Kings tour between 1977 and 1983, then again from 1991-1996, primarily for the song Xanadu. It was used to record the songs Xanadu, Something for Nothing, and Vapor Trails. Also on others for accent, but I can't recall them all!" ...

Last week Gibson posted a three minute video of Alex Lifeson discussing the guitar which you can watch below or at this location (thanks SimonT2112).