Montreal-based Godin Guitars launch the Montreal
Godin's new Montreal Premiere thin-line, semi-hollow
bodied electric guitar, is constructed from some of the finest
tonewoods available, reflecting Robert Godin's passion for wood,
and the ability to produce some of the finest electric and acoustic
guitars on the planet.
Where a lot of companies buy wood that's 'available,' as
Canada's biggest guitar producing company, Godin can literally hand
pick lumber from their own back yard.
Montreal Premiere: Construction
In keeping with Godin's reputation of innovative designs with
electric and acoustic guitars, Canadian wild cherry, is the
tonewood choice for the Montreal Premiere's double bound body
construction, with a 'breathe-through' carved spruce core.
This unique design is the Montreal Premiere's sonic heart and
soul, promoting free airflow through the centre block, which in
turn, delivers an astounding resonance unlike any other guitar in
With a six a side headstock, mahogany set neck and silky smooth,
22 fret, dot inlaid rosewood fingerboard, this superb electric
thin-line maintains Godins reputation for producing acoustic and
electric guitars with extremely comfortable neck profiles and
Electrics and Hardware
A pair of Godin Custom Wound humbuckers, are ideally suited to
voice the Montreal Premiere's natural woody tone, excellent
resonance and sustain, enhanced further by Graphtech's ResoMax
bridge system. Controls include 3-way toggle switch and single
volume and tone.
Over two years in the making, with superior build, exotic tone
woods and the breathe-through core, the Montreal Premiere is
ideally suited for jazz, pop, blues/rock and all the crossovers in
Godin Montreal Premiere thin-line, semi hollow
Custom polished high gloss finish in Trans Black, Trans Red,
Sunburst and Natural, RRP £1,299. Available with Bigsby B70
vibrato system with tune-o-matic bridge and roller saddles in Trans
red, RRP £1,399 (Includes Deluxe Godin Gig Bag).