Faith Neptune Blue Moon review

With a figured Java mango build, Faith’s new Neptune acoustic offers a fresh approach, but are the tones otherworldly?

Faith Neptune Blue Moon review
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Guitar World Verdict

If you're seeking something a little more exotic from your acoustic look and tone, this mango-bodied beauty is well worth tucking into.


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    An interesting voyage into the aural charms of a little known tonewood.


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    A (very) slight lack of presence in the midrange.

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With 18 years’ experience behind it and a respectable number of awards to its credit, Faith has built a reputation as a builder of medium-priced quality acoustics that’s embedded in the psyche of players worldwide. 

The mastermind behind the design of the instruments is Patrick James Eggle – a luthier who knows a thing or two about guitars, both electric and acoustic, after all. 

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David Mead

With over 30 years’ experience writing for guitar magazines, including at one time occupying the role of editor for Guitarist and Guitar Techniques, David is also the best-selling author of a number of guitar books for Sanctuary Publishing, Music Sales, Mel Bay and Hal Leonard. As a player he has performed with blues sax legend Dick Heckstall-Smith, played rock ’n’ roll in Marty Wilde’s band, duetted with Martin Taylor and taken part in charity gigs backing Gary Moore, Bernie Marsden and Robbie McIntosh, among others. An avid composer of acoustic guitar instrumentals, he has released two acclaimed albums, Nocturnal and Arboretum.