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Matthew Bellamy used a Parker Fly Electric Guitar during Muse's Showbiz tours in 1999 and 2000. Bellamy also used the Parker Fly guitar for the solo on the album version of Thoughts of a Dying Atheist, as well as the songs Yes Please, Cave, Fillip and the recording of Thoughts of a Dying Atheist.more
“I love it. It made a better guitar player out of me because it’s so precise. The neck is wider than any other guitar I’ve ever played, and when I do the vibrato on the high E string, I don’t pull it over the edge of the fret board like I would on my Strat or Tele. It’s such a pleasure to play, and those frets never change – there’s no wear at all. I’ve been playing the same Fly since ’96 and there is zero fret wear. That’s my baby.”more
In [this image](http://cdn3.thr.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/scale_crop_768_433/2013/06/david_lynch_guitar_2013_l.jpg) from a [Hollywood Reporter article](http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/earshot/david-lynch-displays-guitar-skills-569998) about Lynch's album *The Big Dream*, we see the man posing with his Electric Deluxe.more
I was given this guitar back in the mid 90s from Korg, who were distributing Parker at that time. They wanted me to use the guitar for a series of concert/clinics with Tome Coster’s group featuring the late , great Bob Berg(miss him dearly), Alphonso Johnson, and Steve Smith at Franfurt Musik Messe. I took a liking to the guitar because of it’s versatility and light weight. It provided me with a warm, unique sound until recently when the preamp gave out. It is featured on a few tunes on all of my CDs. I would love to get it fixed, but apparently Parker has discontinued the old style pre amp configuration, so it would have to be retro fitted with a new one. The problem for me is that the peizo has no tone control on the new one. A deal breaker for me. Parker has recently informed me that the older style pre-amp is being made available again, so hopefully I will get that guitar back to duty soon.more