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[[File:Yamaha Pacifica 120 being played by Matthew Bellamy.jpg | right | thumb | Matthew Bellamy playing his Pacifica]]
 
 
[[File:Yamaha-pacifica-120sj-electric-guitar-black.jpg | right | thumb | Stock Yamaha Pacifica 120SJ (notice the two knobs instead of four)]]
 
[[File:Yamaha-pacifica-120sj-electric-guitar-black.jpg | right | thumb | Stock Yamaha Pacifica 120SJ (notice the two knobs instead of four)]]
 
{{Guitarbox
 
{{Guitarbox
 
| Name = Pacifica 120
 
| Name = Pacifica 120
 
| Manufacturer = [[Yamaha]]
 
| Manufacturer = [[Yamaha]]
| Used = ≤1997–2000
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| Used = ≤1997-??-?? – 2000-??-??
 
| Body = Solid
 
| Body = Solid
 
| Neck = Bolt-on
 
| Neck = Bolt-on
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}}
  
The single cutaway Pacifica was one of [[Matthew Bellamy]]'s main guitars during the pre and early [[Showbiz (album) | Showbiz]] tours. A video of the guitar being used at [[Budleigh Salterton River Otter 1997 (gig) | Muse's 1997 performance at the Budstock Festival]] can be seen {{YT |H0nmdy9_KQ8 | type=normal | here}}.
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The single cutaway Pacifica was one of [[Matthew Bellamy|Matt]]'s first guitars used with Muse, and one of his main guitars during pre and early [[Showbiz (album) | Showbiz]] touring. A video of the guitar being used at [[Budleigh Salterton River Otter 1997 (gig) | Muse's 1997 performance at the Budstock Festival]] can be seen [https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H0nmdy9_KQ8 here].
  
 
Modifications to Bellamy's Pacifica 120 included the installation of two DiMarzio humbucker pickups and the Roland GK2 Midi pickup system for use with the Roland VG8 pedal board.
 
Modifications to Bellamy's Pacifica 120 included the installation of two DiMarzio humbucker pickups and the Roland GK2 Midi pickup system for use with the Roland VG8 pedal board.
  
The current whereabouts of this guitar are unknown.
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==Touring==
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As mentioned before, the guitar has been used in pre/early Showbiz tours, meaning it has probably been used before 1997. It has been used up until 2000.
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The current whereabouts of the guitar are unknown.
  
==Touring==
 
 
====Songs used for====
 
====Songs used for====
 
*[[Agitated (song)|Agitated]]
 
*[[Agitated (song)|Agitated]]
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*[[Nature_1 (song)|Nature_1]]
 
*[[Nature_1 (song)|Nature_1]]
 
*[[Boredom (song)|Boredom]]
 
*[[Boredom (song)|Boredom]]
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== Yamaha Pacifica 120 Gallery ==
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<gallery>
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File:Yamaha Pacifica 120 being played by Matthew Bellamy.jpg|Bellamy playing his Pacifica 120
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File:BellPac120.jpg|Yamaha Pacifica 120
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File:Pac120Bell2.jpg|At the London Astoria gig in 2000
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</gallery>
  
 
{{Backto | Yamaha}}
 
{{Backto | Yamaha}}
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{{Backto | Guitars}}

Latest revision as of 17:44, 12 August 2019

Stock Yamaha Pacifica 120SJ (notice the two knobs instead of four)
Pacifica 120
Manufacturer Yamaha
Used ≤1997-??-?? – 2000-??-??
Body type Solid
Neck joint Bolt-on
Body covering Black
Wood Body: alder (or basswood?)
Neck: maple
Fingerboard: rosewood
Bridge Fixed
Electronics Two volume, two tone, three-way switch
Pickup(s)
Special circuits Roland GK-2a MIDI pickup internal kit

The single cutaway Pacifica was one of Matt's first guitars used with Muse, and one of his main guitars during pre and early Showbiz touring. A video of the guitar being used at Muse's 1997 performance at the Budstock Festival can be seen here.

Modifications to Bellamy's Pacifica 120 included the installation of two DiMarzio humbucker pickups and the Roland GK2 Midi pickup system for use with the Roland VG8 pedal board.

Touring

As mentioned before, the guitar has been used in pre/early Showbiz tours, meaning it has probably been used before 1997. It has been used up until 2000.

The current whereabouts of the guitar are unknown.

Songs used for

Yamaha Pacifica 120 Gallery


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