John Mayer serves up nearly a minute of pristine soloing on Jacob Collier’s new single, Never Gonna Be Alone

John Mayer performing live
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All-round music genius Jacob Collier has dropped his first single of 2022, Never Gonna Be Alone, for which he’s recruited the electric guitar services of John Mayer.

With the help of fellow singer-songwriter Lizzy McAlpine, Collier creates the perfect canvas for Mayer to solo over, with the Sob Rock star arriving at the 2:07 mark to deliver the six-string ear candy.

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Matt Owen
Senior Staff Writer,

Matt is a Senior Staff Writer, writing for Guitar World, Guitarist and Total Guitar. He has a Masters in the guitar, a degree in history, and has spent the last 16 years playing everything from blues and jazz to indie and pop. When he’s not combining his passion for writing and music during his day job, Matt records for a number of UK-based bands and songwriters as a session musician.