PRS officially launches Roxy Pink finish for John Mayer’s signature Silver Sky

PRS Silver Sky in Roxy Pink
(Image credit: PRS Guitars)

John Mayer is in full promotional mode for his upcoming studio effort Sob Rock, but besides the new ’80s-informed material, guitarists have been getting all hot and bothered about the pink Silver Sky that’s been fused to the blues heartthrob’s body in every appearance so far, including the video for new single, Last Train Home.

Speculation has been rife about the eventual availability of the pastel-hued eye-pleaser to us mere mortals, and Mayer and PRS have finally confirmed the finish, officially dubbed Roxy Pink, is available as of right now.

The new look will come with a rosewood fingerboard only – complete with 7.25” radius and small bird inlays, naturally – but otherwise is spec’d as per the original, with an alder body and maple neck.

There is, of course, also a trio of 635JM single coils based on Mayer’s favorite ’63 and ’64 Strat tones, while a PRS steel tremolo, vintage-style locking tuners and reversed PRS headstock round out the spec.

PRS Silver Sky in Roxy Pink

(Image credit: PRS Guitars)

PRS broke news of the fresh finish during its Experience PRS 2021 event last night (around 17 minutes into the video below), which also featured appearances from Mark Tremonti, Mark Lettieri, and Mayer sideman and R&B phenom Isaiah Sharkey.

In addition to the video for Last Train Home, Mayer has showcased the Roxy Pink Silver Sky during a live performance of the track on Jimmy Kimmel Live!, as well as his sublime guest solo on JP Saxe’s Here’s Hopin’.

The guitarist has previously stated he will never make a sunburst Silver Sky, but isn’t opposed to introducing surf-inspired finishes in the future. While previous looks have been inspired by Tesla and Apple products, Roxy Pink’s pastel tones could be the first step towards more vintage-inspired colorways down the line.

For more info on the Roxy Pink Silver Sky, head over to PRS Guitars.

Thank you for reading 5 articles this month**

Join now for unlimited access

US pricing $3.99 per month or $39.00 per year

UK pricing £2.99 per month or £29.00 per year 

Europe pricing €3.49 per month or €34.00 per year

*Read 5 free articles per month without a subscription

Join now for unlimited access

Prices from £2.99/$3.99/€3.49

Michael Astley-Brown

Mike is Editor-in-Chief of, in addition to being an offset fiend and recovering pedal addict. He has a master's degree in journalism from Cardiff University, and over a decade's experience writing and editing for guitar publications including MusicRadar, Total Guitar and Guitarist, as well as 20 years of recording and live experience in original and function bands. During his career, he has interviewed the likes of John Frusciante, Chris Cornell, Tom Morello, Matt Bellamy, Kirk Hammett, Jerry Cantrell, Joe Satriani, Tom DeLonge, Ed O'Brien, Polyphia, Tosin Abasi, Yvette Young and many more. In his free time, you'll find him making progressive instrumental rock under the nom de plume Maebe.