Having trouble figuring out what type of strings would belong nicely with their respective guitars? Fret not! 

Whether you're a beginner bravely facing your first busted string, or even a long time 'playa' seeking to switch up your sound, we've come up with a simple introduction to help you navigate the world of strings and choose which strings bring out the best for your instruments, with some great example choices from our wide range of strings on sale.

Martin LifeSpan SP MSP6100 Acoustic Guitar Strings

Martin LifeSpan SP MSP6100 Acoustic Guitar Strings

When it comes to Martin guitars, LifeSpans are often the string of choice these premium guitars are strung with (and they should know best). The MSP6100's light string gauge suits newbie guitarists well (less pressure required to fret) and fingerstyle playing because of its bright & vibrant tone.

The Lifespan SP series is engineered for reliability and longevity, yet retaining great playability and preserving the sound of your strings.

Martin M260 Classical Guitar Strings

Martin M260 Classical Guitar Strings

The Martin M260 Classical strings are normal tension nylon strings built for classical guitars. These strings give a warm & clear tone with excellent tuning stability.

It must be noted that while the M260 strings have ball ends just like acoustic guitar strings, nevertheless classical guitars are made specifically for nylon strings, and acoustic/electric guitar strings can irreparably damage your classical guitar! So do look out for what type of guitar you have and get the right strings for them. 

GHS Boomers GBL Light Electric Guitar Strings

GHS Boomers GBL Light Electric Guitar Strings

The GHS Boomers series, are also known as "The Power String" because of its bright and long lasting tone. They continue to be the standard to play by for modern day electric guitars.

The GBL light string gauge set, which ranges from 0.10 to 0.46 in diameter, is light enough to suit beginners, yet also prove to stand up well for live performances.

 GHS Bass Boomers L3045 - Light Electric Bass Strings

GHS Bass Boomers L3045 - Light Electric Bass Strings

No matter the genre or style you play, these light guage electric bass strings, with their distinctive low-mid punch, are always up for the task. The nickel-plated steel wrap wire gives these L3045 Bass Boomers their longevity and brilliance in tone.

These power strings are meant to be slapped and popped with. (Warning: No bass strings were harmed in the making of this article!)

 Martin M600 Ukulele Strings

Martin M600 Ukulele Strings

The first thing to note when buying ukulele strings is that ukuleles come in various sizes: big and small; ranging from baritone to tenor, to concert and soprano. So, you'llw ant to shop the right set of strings for your 'uke'!

The Martin M600 offers a rich, amplified tone for soprano/concert ukuleles due to the usage of Fluorocarbon in the strings. The density of this material produces not only stronger tones on the ukulele but resists tone loss from stretching which allows you for longer play-time between tunings!

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Hope it has given you a little taste of the types of strings & tones available to tinker and try out! City Music Singapore's Spring Promo is on full steam, so come on down and grill our product advisors of our WIDE wall of strings for more info! Especially since you get FREE strings with ANY regular priced guitar purchase*

There's never been a better time to change your strings.

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1. *5% rebate in guitar strings from any regular priced guitars (acoustic, electric, bass and ukuleles).
2. Regular priced guitars that do not meet the price requirement for (1) standard pack of guitar strings (i.e. bass guitar strings) will require a top-up fee.
3. Guitar strings are on a basis of while stocks are available.
4. Strings-back Promo is valid until 5th May only.