Ibanez reveal second signature guitar for Yvette Young: YY20

Yvette Young has been bringing the Ibanez Talman back from the shadows of electric guitar obscurity with her progressive chops for a few years now and her efforts were rewarded with the YY10 signature guitar in 2020. Now we have another to admire; YY20. Along with a an excellent launch video.

This time the sparkle is Orange Cream and takes a more Tele-inspired spec stance compared to the YY10's Strat-style leanings. 

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A pair of Seymour Duncan Alnico II Pro pickups and three-way blade selector underline the T-style here. There's also a Gotoh GTC202 bridge on an alder body with a YY-profile maple neck with a 22-fret rosewood fingerboard. 

Premium feature include a bone nut, luminescent side and fretboard dots and Gotoh Gotoh MG-T locking machine heads with a price of $1,099.

The YY20 also includes stickers designed by Young. 

Rob Laing
Guitars Editor, MusicRadar

I'm the Guitars Editor for MusicRadar, handling news, reviews, features, tuition, advice for the strings side of the site and everything in between. Before MusicRadar I worked on guitar magazines for 15 years, including Editor of Total Guitar in the UK. When I'm not rejigging pedalboards I'm usually thinking about rejigging pedalboards.