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I’m using a Stratocaster electric guitar to play this tune, but any electric guitar will do the trick. Select the bridge pickup for a brighter tone.

As far as amps go, any Fender style tube amp set up for an edge of breakup tone is suitable. Set the Drive to 60%, Bass to 45%, Mid to 55%, Treble to 60%, and Presence to 65%.

For Guitar 2, use a fuzz pedal for more biting gain and sustain throughout.

I used a 10-46 string gage, with a heavy pick so I can dig into those strums and leads. Add some reverb for depth.

Here are the settings I used:

Fender Tweed Model:
Drive: 60% Bass: 45% Mid: 55% Treb: 60% Presence: 65%
Fuzz Pedal (GTR2):
Fuzz: 25% Tone: 75%
Spring Reverb:
WetDryMIX: 40%