Smash Mouth - Astro Lounge - Official RIAA award - 1999/1999

Description
Smash Mouth - Astro Lounge - Official RIAA award - 1999/1999
Number of items: 1 - Excellent (EX)

RIAA Platinum LP award for Smash Mouth's Astro Lounge. This was their second studio album released on June 8, 1999. The album was certified Platinum® by the RIAA on Sept. 24, 1999 for one million copies sold.

The track "All Star" became a major hit, rising to #4 on the Billboard Hot 100 and becoming what is probably the group's best known song. It was also featured in the movie Shrek. The group also covered The Monkees "I'm A Believer" (penned by Neil Diamond) for that soundtrack.

Item Highlights:

RIAA Platinum LP award with all proper components for the era: Platinum frame, platinum disc and platinum info plate
In Excellent condition
First presentation award from sometime around 1999
Presentation: To music industry executive
Original backing paper and manufacturer label intact with internal components completely unaltered, an original first state award
Known as a "hologram bar" award because of the underlined RIAA hologram with serial number
Measures 17" x 24"

This award appears to be in Excellent condition, i.e. completely unaltered. Important to everyone, serious collector or music fan alike, is that this award is in excellent condition, with only a very, very minor scratch or two on the frame.

This award has one of the correct original manufacturer stickers for this era still attached to the back: Fitzgerald-Hartley, indicative of a never-opened award--a desirable quality.

Lot details
Artist/ Band (max 3)
Smash Mouth
Record Title
Astro Lounge
Nr of items
1
Media Source
Official RIAA award
Release Country
US
Release year (oldest)
1999
Release year (youngest)
1999
Condition
Excellent (EX)
Dimensions
24×17 in
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