Mazzy Star RIAA Gold album award for their So Tonight That I Might See album. The album, which was released on Sept. 27, 1993, was certified Gold by the RIAA on Oct. 4, 1994 for 500,000 copies sold.
The album for the David Roback (1958-2020) and Hope Sandoval-fronted group contained the ethereal hit "Fade Into You". The track hit #44 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart while the album reached #36 on the Billboard Top 200 Albums chart and #68 on the UK tally. By 1995 the album would be certified Platinum by the RIAA. See image above for the RIAA sales certifications of this album*.
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- RIAA "R hologram" Gold award with album art and CD
- In VG condition
- First presentation award from 1994
- Presentation to artist manager and co-founder of Asylum Records
- All original components with manufacturer's sticker
- Award measures approx. 16" x 20"
- Great collector's item for any fan of Mazzy Star
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Detailed Item Description: This is a first presentation RIAA Gold album award that would have been manufactured in 1994, making this award approx. 27 years old. It is presented to artist manager Elliot Roberts, who managed at various times Tom Petty, Neil Young, Tracy Chapman, Bob Dylan and The Cars, and in 1971 also co-founded Asylum Records with David Geffen.
In VG condition with only very minor mars on the frame and plexiglass. The award also has its' original back with Creative Glassics manufacturer sticker.
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*RIAA sales data source: RIAA.com