After two years of exhaustive R&D, March 2018 saw one of the industry’s worst-kept secrets become the most talked-about guitar in recent history. Depending on whom you believe, John Mayer and Paul Reed Smith’s Silver Sky is either ‘the future of a classic design’ or just another Strat copy with the ‘wrong’ headstock. We play the guitar at the centre of an online storm and speaks to the man who brought John Mayer’s vision to life…
“Is it a Strat with a PRS headstock? Well, it’s not and I’ll tell you why.”
It’s no secret that John Mayer’s main guitar on tour with Dead & Company has been the PRS Super Eagle, launched last spring.