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Help Needed With Tone


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I'm trying to replicate the tones from Coldplay's "The hardest part" from their X&Y CD.  The song starts with a clean tone, then switches to an overdriven tone that sounds mid-rangy, and a little warbly (like he's playing an ES335).  

 

Any help would be appreciated.  

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Unfortunately, even if there were the exact tone you're looking for in the custom tone library, the odds of downloading it, and having it be "perfect" for your guitar, amp, and fingers is close to zero. I've downloaded tones claiming to be this guitarist, or that song...only to find it so far off that it would have taken me less time starting from scratch than tweeking what was already there. Dont get me wrong...thrre are plenty of good, usable tones to download...but just because it sounded exactly like "Crazy Train" to the guy who created it, doesn't mean it'll work that way in your hands. You'll learn more by experimenting with the unit than trying to find ready made sounds...tedious, but ultimately its really the only thjng that works, imho.

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Thanks.  I've set up all of the tones I use regularly, all from scratch, but I'm having difficulty capturing the tone from "The hardest part", particularly the overdriven tone.  It's a tone Coldplay uses a lot, but it would also be a useful tone for our worship band.  

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