Prince Cloud Guitar Replica Now Available Worldwide

(Image credit: Warner Records/The Prince Estate)

Schecter has announced that its Prince Cloud replica guitar will now be available worldwide.

The original Cloud guitar, which was immortalized by Prince in the film Purple Rain, was built by Minneapolis luthier Dave Rusan, and modeled after a custom bass Prince bought for his friend, André Cymone.

Prince subsequently commissioned Scheter to remake the Cloud in new colors and finishes, and to repair his existing Clouds. 

The new Cloud replica—previously only available to purchase in-person at Paisley Park—features a 3-piece maple neck with a maple fretboard with Black Prince love symbol inlays. Sound-wise, the guitar features Volume and Tone controls, a 3-way toggle switch, an EMG 81 pickup in the bridge and an EMG SA pickup in the neck.

The Schecter Prince Cloud replica guitar is available exclusively from for $1,750.

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Jackson Maxwell

Jackson is an Associate Editor at He’s been writing and editing stories about new gear, technique and guitar-driven music both old and new since 2014, and has also written extensively on the same topics for Guitar Player (opens in new tab). Elsewhere, his album reviews and essays have appeared in Louder (opens in new tab) and Unrecorded (opens in new tab). Though open to music of all kinds, his greatest love has always been indie, and everything that falls under its massive umbrella. To that end, you can find him on Twitter crowing about whatever great new guitar band you need to drop everything to hear right now.