Orange Gelnn Hughes Purple O Bass

Bass Becomes Better

Following from the success of his Signature edition Crush Bass 50 Combo, it is with great pleasure Orange announce the launch of the Glenn Hughes Signature O Bass again in a striking purple finish. Upgrades from the standard O Bass include a Seymour Duncan SPB-1 Bass Pickup installed and Chequerboard binding around the body and headstock for a classic and distinctive feel and look.

Designed in the heart of London’s West End by Orange Technical Director and lead designer Adrian Emsley, the O Bass was inspired by Emsley’s deep love and knowledge of classic gear as well as his time spent working with bass players in 1990s Los Angeles. Emsley wanted something lightweight, long-scale, and with a classic tone, and so made his dream bass accordingly.

After witnessing the results of a bass-player friend hand-modding his own bass while living in LA in the early 90s, Emsley realised what difference an unorthodox pickup positioning made to the tone. The O Bass replicates that modification, giving the instrument real growl, with a fatter high register to boot.

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