Top Ten Songs With a Phasing Effect on a Guitar

Phasing (or phase shifting) is a type of guitar effect designed to give it a "swirly" or "warbling" type of sound. It is not to be confused with flanging; the two effects use different processes and have a different sound. The two most famous phasing effects units are the MXR Phase 90 and the Uni-Vibe. Feel free to add more examples, and give me some more information about them.

The Top Ten

1 Shine On You Crazy Diamond, Pts. 1-5 - Pink Floyd

The famous guitar figure heard in Part Two uses a phase pedal. That part gives me goosebumps. - Gg2000

2 Anthem - Rush

You can hear the phasing in the verses. Alex Lifeson frequently used phasing in their early years. - Gg2000

3 Daydream - Robin Trower

Robin Trower frequently used a Uni-Vibe. His tone in this song is sublime. - Gg2000

4 Shattered - The Rolling Stones

You can hear the phasing on the main riff. They used it a lot on that album. - Gg2000

5 Are You Sure Hank Done It This Way - Waylon Jennings

Unusally for a country musician, Waylon used a lot of phase pedal in the 70s. - Gg2000

6 Achilles Last Stand - Led Zeppelin

Jimmy Page used a Phase 90 on the intro. - Gg2000

7 Rudie Can't Fail - The Clash

Probably the most notorious example of theirs. - Gg2000

8 Young Americans - David Bowie

Listen to the short guitar break in the middle of the song and you will hear it. - Gg2000

9 Tuesday's Gone - Lynyrd Skynyrd

You can hear phase pedal on the electric guitar in the verses. - Gg2000

10 White Man - Queen

You can hear the phasing most prominently in the first two verses. This is a very underrated song of theirs; it's very heavy-sounding. - Gg2000

The Contenders

11 Eruption - Van Halen

Definitely the first thing that comes to mind. If you consider it an actual song. - truckturner

12 Kickstart My Heart - Motley Crue
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