Shergold’s Provocateur Standard single-cut turns out to be quite provocative, but not that standard

Shergold Provocateur
(Image credit: Shergold)

Revived British brand Shergold has – thanks to the design talents of renowned luthier Patrick James Eggle – given us some of the tastiest retro-tinted electric guitar designs of the last five years. 

Most recently, that took the form of the T-style Telstar, but now the firm has returned to its first model, the Provocateur, announcing a new, affordable Standard Series take on its debut single-cut.

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Matt Parker
Features Editor,

Matt is Features Editor for Before that he spent 10 years as a freelance music journalist, interviewing artists for the likes of Total Guitar, Guitarist, Guitar World, MusicRadar,, DJ Mag and Electronic Sound. In 2020, he launched, which aims to share the ideas that make creative lifestyles more sustainable. He plays guitar, but should not be allowed near your delay pedals.