When he picks up a bass onstage, he favors his white Warwick Thumb "Eye Bass" (so named because of the eye painted on the front), a white fretless Warwick Thumb, or his custom Lakland with a fist-shaped headstock. Other basses include an old Guild Pilot and a gold-colored Ibanez Soundgear.more
Live, the easiest one to play is the Ibanez, actually. It’s a Sound Gear bass, a signature model I guess. They’ve superceded the one I’ve got. I was very kindly given it by the main dealer for Ibanez in the UK about four, five, maybe six years ago? Could be ten actually. I mean my life is just…(laughs) Marillion time is different from normal time so… probably within the last ten years. And when I started playing them, I found them to be very easy to play. And they’re very precise as well. They’re actually really, really good at the top of the neck.more
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