Electric Guitar Strings


Six decades of development and road testing from the world’s leading musicians has lead to our range of electric guitar strings. From smooth Pure Nickels to cutting British Steels, we make a guitar string for everyone.

Bass Guitar Strings

Where Rotosound made its name! Since the sixties we’ve been creating innovative designs that provide players with an unrivalled tone and quality of bass guitar string.

Acoustic Guitar Strings

With a wide range of materials and gauges, we have the perfect string for every acoustic guitar, from our sonically-rich Jumbo King sets to our innovative contact-core Super Bronze range.

Traditional Strings

More than sixty years of string making expertise goes into our traditional instrument strings. From banjos to bouzoukis, violins to double basses, our range of strings cater for the student and the professional alike.


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How to play She Loves You by The Beatles
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How to play ‘She Loves You’ by The Beatles

Some of the best songs to use to learn how to play guitar are by The Beatles. Their music covers common chord progressions but with new twists on the orders and harmonies. Their earlier hits are especially perfect for all levels of guitar. You can play both simplified beginner versions or the real progressions which can get a bit complicated. A great example of a challenging song sounding simple is their early hit “She Loves You.”

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The Darkness live. Justin Hawkins, Dan Hawkins, Frankie Poullain

Player Spotlight: The Darkness

It feels like The Darkness has been part of the British music scene forever, yet at the same time it feels like only yesterday that our ears were first treated to the Hawkins brothers’ liquid lead lines and righteous riffs.

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Unpackaged strings showing ball ends Rotosound

Anatomy of a Music String

When you spend time with your guitar or bass it’s more likely that you’re captivated by the music than by the construction of your strings. These humble lengths of wire have more to them than you think, so we’re lifting the lid on the various elements that make up our guitar and bass strings…

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