Ernie Ball Music Man releases reimagined St. Vincent signature Goldie guitar

St. Vincent plays her new Ernie Ball Music Man Goldie signature guitar
(Image credit: Ernie Ball Music Man)

If you caught St. Vincent on Saturday Night Live in April performing her awesome single, The Melting of the Sun, you may have noticed that she was playing a similarly awesome new version of her Ernie Ball Music Man signature electric guitar to go along with it.

Now EBMM has formally released that guitar, dubbed the Goldie. The reimagined model retains the radical body shape of St. Vincent’s original signature guitar, but adds in a trio of newly-designed Ernie Ball Music Man gold foil mini humbuckers, a three-ply parchment pickguard that has been relocated underneath the pickups for a more traditional look, brass saddles and a reverse headstock.

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Richard Bienstock

Rich is the co-author of the best-selling Nöthin' But a Good Time: The Uncensored History of the '80s Hard Rock Explosion. He is also a recording and performing musician, and a former editor of Guitar World magazine and executive editor of Guitar Aficionado magazine. He has authored several additional books, among them Kurt Cobain: Montage of Heck, the companion to the documentary of the same name.