Comfortably Numb

Comfortably Numb from “The Wall” Studio Version. These two solos are among the more famous rock solo in the history. I obviously like them a lot from the first time I heard them! The final one is the Greatest Solo of all the time for most of the people and I tend to agree … still every time I listen to it I remain without words…

  • About the first solo: I record it two times, one with the Boss GT-10 and the other (more recent) with the Kemper Amp.
  • About the second solo: I record it sometime ago with the Boss GT-10 (and I plan to record it again with the Kemper Amp in the near future).

  • Comfortably Numb First Solo with Kemper Amp AUDIO

  • Comfortably Numb First Solo with Kemper Amp VIDEO

  • Comfortably Numb First Solo with Boss GT-10 AUDIO

  • Comfortably Numb First Solo with Boss GT-10 VIDEO (thanks my friend Mattia who kindly lent me his beautiful guitar to record it)
    • Comfortably Numb FINAL SOLO (Studio Version from The Wall) AUDIO
  • Comfortably Numb FINAL SOLO (Studio Version from The Wall) VIDEO

    • GEAR USED for the first solo with the Kemper Amp

    Fender Stratocaster Vintage USA 57; BRIDGE Pickup. For the recent version of the solo I used the Kemper Profiling Amp with a profile of an Hiwatt Amp with a Muff in front of it and some more tweaking here and there … I tried to figure out as much as possible the original feeling and playing of the great David.

    The EFFECT CHAIN was: Compressor – Big Muff – Rotary Speaker – Hiwatt DR 103 – EQ Post Amp – Light Phaser – Delay – Reverb

    • GEAR USED for first/second solo with the Boss GT-10

    Fender Stratocaster Vintage USA 62 BRIDGE Pickup, Multi-Effects Processor BOSS GT-10 User Patch

    EFFECT CHAIN for the First Solo with Boss GT-10: Compressor – Tube Screamer Overdrive – Custom Crunch PreAmp – Mid Boost EQ – Flanger – Delay (500ms) – Hall Reverb

    EFFECT CHAIN for the Final Solo with Boss GT-10: Compressor – Overdrive – Custom Double PreAmp (Left&Right) – EQ – Flanger – Delay (500ms) – Hall Reverb

    • Download my Kemper & GT-10 sounds:

    PinFl Comf Sol1 F1T7 #v0-v3

    Pink Floyd – Comfortably 1° & 2° SOLO YOU TUBE GT10


    • CHORDs & TABs here:

    Pink Floyd – Comfortably Numb CHORD [MAU]

    Pink Floyd – Comfortably SOLO1 [MAU]

    Pink Floyd – Comfortably SOLO1 GuitarPro [MAU]

    Pink Floyd – Comfortably SOLO2 [MAU]

    Pink Floyd – Comfortably SOLO2 GuitarPro [MAU]


    • Download here some useful Backing Tracks:

    ComfortablyNumb – SOLO1 (standard) [130 bpm]

    ComfortablyNumb – SOLO1 (with Acust) [MAU] [130 bpm]

    ComfortablyNumb – SOLO2 (standard) [130 bpm]

    ComfortablyNumb – SOLO2 (with Acust&Dist) [MAU] [130 bpm]

    ComfortablyNumb – SOLO2 (with Acust) [MAU] [130 bpm]

    ComfortablyNumb – SOLO2 EXTENDED

    CIAO!

    Maurizio70


    I do not own this song. This cover is only a tribute to Pink Floyd, the original owners.

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    2 thoughts on “Comfortably Numb

    1. Eugenio Scapparone

      Caro Maurizio,
      grazie per aver reso disponibile il tuo set per CF solo 1. Ho appena comprato
      un Kemper e il primo rig che ho caricato è stato il tuo. Purtroppo siamo molto
      lontani dal tuo suono. Hai qualche dritta da darmi ? E’ necessario qualche settaggio ?
      Il suono che esce è molto più secco, il tuo è più “mieloso”, come deve essere.
      Ho una Red Sound 250 Watt attiva abbinata
      e suono con una strato mex, con un fat50 al manico.
      Grazie
      EUgenio

      Reply
      1. Maurizio Giovanardi Post author

        Ciao Eugenio, devo dire che questo suono è molto particolare e può risultare anche abbastanza diverso con una differente chitarra. Già in generale un “ritocco” più o meno marcato dei suoni sotto le nostre dita va sempre fatto, qui probabilmente ancora di più perchè è un rig come dire “molto sensibile al tocco/ingresso”. Ma comunque è davvero difficile che un rig molto ricco di effetti ci suoni subito bene. Provo a contattarti in privato per darti qualche suggerimento 😉
        Maurizio

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