Tim Henson showcases the dizzying complexity of Polyphia’s new single in ABC riff playthrough

Tim Henson
(Image credit: Tim Henson/YouTube)

Last week, Polyphia continued to build anticipation for their upcoming album Remember That You Will Die by dropping ABC – the quartet’s latest single, which debuted one of Scott LePage and Tim Henson’s most impossibly complex riffs yet.

In a track where Henson’s playing was matched – and almost surpassed – by the vocal acrobatics of guest star Sophia Black, the Ibanez ambassador pulled out all the stops to deliver yet another head-scratching hook that left many both in awe and in fear by the prospect of learning it.

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Matt Owen
Senior Staff Writer, GuitarWorld.com

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.