Fender introduces Purple Sparkle Jazz and P-Bass for U2’s Adam Clayton

On the eve of the release of U2’s new album, Songs Of Experience, on 1 December, Fender has announced a limited-edition Purple Sparkle finish for Adam Clayton’s Jazz and P-Bass models.

Aside from the rather stunning colour - enhanced by the inclusion of a matching headstock - the basses are spec’d as standard, with Custom Shop ’60s pickups, custom Adam Clayton C-shaped maple necks and alder bodies.

The Adam Clayton Limited Edition Purple Sparkle Jazz and P-Bass are available from early January for £1,979 / €2,049-€2,409 / $1,999.

Michael Astley-Brown

Mike is Editor-in-Chief of GuitarWorld.com, in addition to being an offset fiend and recovering pedal addict. He has a master's degree in journalism, and has spent the past decade writing and editing for guitar publications including MusicRadar, Total Guitar and Guitarist, as well as a decade-and-a-half performing in bands of variable genre (and quality). In his free time, you'll find him making progressive instrumental rock under the nom de plume Maebe.

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