Customised Fender Stratocaster guitars played by Ed Sheeran on his Multiply and Divide world tours [2015-2018]
'Green T' is a customised Fender Eric Clapton Stratocaster in original candy green with white motifs designed by McDonald
The guitar was in the artist's personal collection until February 2015 when it was then loaned to Ed Sheeran for his Multiply world tour. The guitar also has a hand-painted tweed case customised with the word, 'ROCKER'
Ed Sheeran chose 'Green T' for his Multiply [X] world tour and used the guitar to perform his single 'Thinking Out Loud' in over 18 countries
'Green T' also featured with Sheeran during several televised performances including the Good Morning America 'Summer Concert' in Central Park, New York City and The X Factor, New Zealand
CLICK TO VIEW videos of Ed Sheeran playing Green T on Teddy McDonald's official YouTube channel
'CRASH x TEDDY M'
Commissioned by Ed Sheeran, the 'Crash x Teddy M' Stratocaster is a collaboration with New York street art pioneer John Matos aka Crash
Sheeran specified the use of a Fender Eric Clapton Stratocaster and afforded the artists complete control over the design. Crash opting for his 'all seeing eye' and McDonald a 'heart' design which later formed the basis of his painting with British royalty
the guitar featured extensively on Sheeran's Divide world tour including his headline performance at the Glastonbury Festival 2017 and appears on Sheeran's concert movie, 'Jumpers for Goalposts'
GQ magazine published a full page feature about McDonald and the guitar in the July 2015 edition, 'The Artist's Artist'
photo of 'Crash x Teddy M' Stratocaster (c) 2015 Sun Lee for GQ magazine