Faith Naked Neptune Electro Black Stain
Total Guitar|December 2018
Faith Naked Neptune Electro Black Stain

None more black?

Rob Laing​​​​​​​

Inspiration often comes from unlikely sources in rock ’n’ roll. And although the Everly Brothers’ harmonies were sweet, their guitar taste was darker. We can thank Don and Phil for the early showing of the black acoustic with their Gibson J-180 signature in 1962, while Martin made The Man In Black Johnny Cash his first bespoke model using shoe polish.

Fast-forward across the Atlantic and Faith has been building its reputation on solid foundations since 2002. Literally. All its acoustics are made with solid tonewoods, and at pricepoints that are certainly cause for celebration in principal, but how about in practice?


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December 2018