The quintessential sound of British guitar – Rotosound’s early electric guitar strings which were the choice of music legends.
This range originates from the sixties and offers a distinctly bright tone with increased presence over its nickel-plated counterparts. As British Steels are nickel free, they’re aptly suited to players with a nickel allergy.
THE BRITISH SOUND
In the early days of rock and pop, stainless steel strings were the sets of choice with top players. Rotosound supplied stainless steel strings to the best players of the sixties and seventies such as Jimi Hendrix, Jeff Beck, Syd Barrett, George Harrison, Jeff Lynne and Brian May.
Manufactured in the UK to precise tolerances and using only the finest materials, you can rely on British Steels for consistent tone and performance in every packet.
With such high iron content in their ferritic stainless steel covers, British Steels offer a clear and bright sound that still packs a punch. Serious twang is at hand with cleaner amp settings but turn up the overdrive to unleash unmistakable upper harmonics and presence unique to steel strings.