John Clayton Mayer is one of the best modern guitarists in the world, but more importantly he has provided some of the most unforgettable guitar faces that mankind has even seen. The facial expressions of Mayer can quickly change from pure joy to intense pain within a matter of seconds, and one can only imagine what the artist is experiencing while he plays.
If one is fortunate enough to see Mayer perform live, it is worth spending the extra money to get a seat near the stage. The location is a prime spot to capture MGF (Mayer Guitar Face) on camera, and share the visuals with the rest of the world.
Every so often John Mayer connects to a music zone that emits a wide array of MGF’s within seconds. The rare occurrence happened at the Crossroads Guitar Festival when Mayer played “City Lights.”
Aww shit. It’s just over a minute into the performance, and someone is feeling the soothing sounds of his own guitar playing. The face says, “Oooh. Johnny likey.”
Uh-oh! Herrrrre’s Johnny! Mayer is almost in the proverbial zone, and he knows it. Look at the excitement. He’s not even in control as the music has taken over.
Whoa. The face is beginning to contort, and Mayer can’t do anything about it. It’s a good feeling for all at this point, but MGF can take one anywhere it wants.
Oh no. The audience gasps as Mayer has been taken over in body and spirit. It’s an exciting moment for one up close, but not necessarily for Mayer.
Johnny is back on earth, and reflects on the wisdom gained from the intense face trip.
It’s happening again. The face slowly begins to contort in the early stages of an all-out MGF. The artist can feel it coming on, and waits for the body to be affected.
One may be concerned for Mayer as the body droops down, but it’s part of the process. Notice that Mayer has submitted himself to the music, and a major dose of MGF is about to be felt once again.
“Wait, what is this? I like it.”
“I can feel it coming! Extreme MGF is coming!
“It’s almost here!”
“YEAHHHHH!!!” This is extreme Mayer Guitar Face.
Mayer is aware of his aggressive MGF, and tries to fight it off. The struggle makes for some of the best MGF’s ever seen.
Here we go again! Notice the look in the eyes. MGF is boss, and the artist must give in.
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