Guitar World just released their official review of our Valentine guitar and awarded it their Platinum award!

“By combining an innovative wedge body shape with versatile electronics, the Ernie Ball Music Man James Valentine provides a diverse rainbow of tones along with playability and comfort.” – Guitar World

See the Valentine guitar in action onstage here:

Guitar World was  also impressed how the guitar’s ” relatively simple and uncomplicated controls” provided a “huge variety of sounds ideal for a wide range of music.”

“The bridge pickup can spank and twang like vintage Tele, but set to neck humbucker and bridge single-coil in parallel, the guitar growls like a Les Paul Junior. The neck humbucker on its own can sing like an ES-335 with a gorgeously, voluptuous tone. A whole world of textures can be explored.”

Watch the video below, and read the whole review here:

All Ernie Ball Music Man guitars come pre-strung with Ernie Ball strings. Explore Ernie Ball strings and accessories here:

**Check out Page 88 in the July 2016 Guitar World print issue for the full write-up and more info on the Platinum Award.

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