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Schoolgirls-turned-alt-rock sensation SCANDAL flaunts three new signature instruments in partnership with guitar production giant Fender. The Haruna Telecaster Boost guitar, Mami Stratocaster Omochi guitar, and Tomomi Jazz Bass, alongside a signature leather strap, round up the original designs for the members of SCANDAL, the first Japanese female musicians to sign an endorsement contract with the leading manufacturer. The latest and most luxurious lineup represents yet another milestone for the deepening relationship between the artists and the luthiers.

Haruna Telecaster Boost couples an Arctic White mahogany body with a 22-fret slim “C” shape maple neck, adorned with exquisite Pearloid block inlays, a matching white headstock, and vintage-style tuners. It boasts an aggressive voicing while maintaining impressive note definition from a pair of Shawbucker pickups and a fixed Acousto-Matic bridge.

“I made use of a white and silver finish this time hoping that anyone, regardless of age or gender, would want to hold one,” explains lead vocalist and rhythm guitarist Haruna.

HARUNA TELECASTER BOOST

Mami Stratocaster Omochi draws its endearing name from the delectable rice cakes and takes shape of the iconic double-cutaway model that the lead guitarist has described as a go-to in her armory. The bound archtop body sports two Mami Custom Humbucking pickups specially wound for both her heavily distorted and glistening clean tones. Additional features to enhance playability include a satin-finished neck with a modern “C” to “D” compound radius and repositioned volume and tone knobs.

“The traditional Japanese patterning (Wagara) on the pickup covers is my own design! Please pick one up and check it out!” Mami describes.

MAMI STRATOCASTER OMOCHI

Tomomi Jazz Bass strikes an impression with its unique Clear Fiesta finish that retains the grains of the alder body and a subtle mint green pickguard. The 60’s style stacked volume and tone knobs finetune the girthy rumble from the Pure Vintage ’64 Single-Coil Jazz Bass pickups, in stylish cream. The bass marries old-school vibes with modern innovations, such as the slim “C” 5-bolt neck with a generous heel cut at the joint.

“It’s powerful yet easy to play. The axe takes the best of both worlds!” Bassist Tomomi exclaims.

TOMOMI JAZZ BASS

The guitars and bass are crafted in Japan, marked with the artists’ signature behind the headstock, and sold standard with a Fender Deluxe Gig Bag. They pair elegantly with the SCANDAL Signature leather strap, available in relic-ed black, white, or brown.

SCANDAL SIGNATURE STRAPS

Pre-orders started on June 11 via authorized Fender Japan retailers. Official sales begin later in the summer, on August 21.

Fans can look forward to SCANDAL slinging the new gear on tour. WORLD TOUR 2022 MIRROR commences its North American arm in Toronto on July 9, followed by stops in Berlin, London, and Paris in September.

North American tour dates for SCANDAL’s WORLD TOUR 2022

European tour dates for SCANDAL’s WORLD TOUR 2022

CD
  1. MIRROR
    MIRROR
  2. eternal
    eternal
  3. Ai ni Naranakatta no Sa
    愛にならなかったのさ
  4. Kanojo wa Wave
    彼女はWave
  5. Ai no Shotai
    愛の正体
  6. Ivory
    アイボリー
  7. Yugure, Tokeru
    夕暮れ、溶ける
  8. Ao no Naru Yoru no Sukimade
    蒼の鳴る夜の隙間で
  9. Prism
    プリズム
  10. one more time
    one more time
  11. Living in the city [bonus track]
    [bonus track] Living in the city
  12. SPICE [bonus track]
    [bonus track] SPICE
CD
  1. MIRROR
    MIRROR
  2. eternal
    eternal
  3. Ai ni Naranakatta no Sa
    愛にならなかったのさ
  4. Kanojo wa Wave
    彼女はWave
  5. Ai no Shotai
    愛の正体
  6. Ivory
    アイボリー
  7. Yugure, Tokeru
    夕暮れ、溶ける
  8. Ao no Naru Yoru no Sukimade
    蒼の鳴る夜の隙間で
  9. Prism
    プリズム
  10. one more time
    one more time
  11. Living in the city [bonus track]
    [bonus track] Living in the city
  12. SPICE [bonus track]
    [bonus track] SPICE
External bonus
  • DVD Documentary
  • A4-sized clear folder (RINA)
CD
  1. MIRROR
    MIRROR
  2. eternal
    eternal
  3. Ai ni Naranakatta no Sa
    愛にならなかったのさ
  4. Kanojo wa Wave
    彼女はWave
  5. Ai no Shotai
    愛の正体
  6. Ivory
    アイボリー
  7. Yugure, Tokeru
    夕暮れ、溶ける
  8. Ao no Naru Yoru no Sukimade
    蒼の鳴る夜の隙間で
  9. Prism
    プリズム
  10. one more time
    one more time
  11. Living in the city [bonus track]
    [bonus track] Living in the city
  12. SPICE [bonus track]
    [bonus track] SPICE
External bonus
  • "her" Magazine Vol.3
  • A4-sized clear folder (RINA)
CD
  1. MIRROR
  2. eternal
  3. Ai ni Naranakatta no Sa
  4. Kanojo wa Wave
  5. Ai no Shotai
  6. Ivory
  7. Yugure, Tokeru
  8. Ao no Naru Yoru no Sukimade
  9. Prism
  10. one more time
  11. Living in the city [bonus track]
  12. SPICE [bonus track]
CD Includes
  • English lyric translations
  • Romaji lyric transliterations
  • Full booklet with Japanese lyrics and artwork
CD
  1. MIRROR
  2. eternal
  3. Ai ni Naranakatta no Sa
  4. Kanojo wa Wave
  5. Ai no Shotai
  6. Ivory
  7. Yugure, Tokeru
  8. Ao no Naru Yoru no Sukimade
  9. Prism
  10. one more time
  11. Living in the city [bonus track]
  12. SPICE [bonus track]
CD Includes
  • English lyric translations
  • Romaji lyric transliterations
  • Full booklet with Japanese lyrics and artwork
External bonus
  • "her" magazine volume 3 printed entirely in English
  • Video on demand content SCANDAL DOCUMENTARY “her” Diary 2021 SPECIAL EDITION with English subtitles
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