Musicians traditionally tend to write music for themselves. They use the fire burning inside them to spur creativity and write something that other can connect with, which for most is the only reward they need. Of course, it is always nice when the artist is recognised for their achievements from the industry they are part of.
This mostly comes in the form of being presented an award from the governing bodies such as the BPI, RIAA, ARIA, and so on. Sometimes, these awards make their way into the hands of collectors and the public, and we see no shortage of them here. From Platinum discs celebrating sales over the one million mark, to in house presentation CD awards, they make great pieces to display, and the perfect addition to any collection of records or memorabilia.
Find our full range at eil.com, and check out a few of the highlights we have in stock below:
ALANIS MORISSETTE Jagged Little Pill (Stunning 1995 UK official in-house triple platinum CD award for recognising sales in excess of 900,000 copies. Features three CD discs and sleeve artwork mounted on silvercard with a black background, above a platinum engraved dedication plaque with mini Union ‘Jack’ Flag in the top left corner. Approximately 16″ x 22″ in size and framed in silver aluminium and glazed – truly stunning item!) .
THE STREETS Original Pirate Material (Rare official 2002 UK in-house Gold award issued to recognise sales in the United Kingdom of more than 100,000 copies of the album. This nicely framed and glazed awardmeasures 16″ x 20″ in size, and features a gold coloured LP disc with overlayed CD mounted above a custom engraved silver dedication plaque with album artwork minature, on a dark grey background. A great conversation piece).
STEVE VAI Passion And Warfare (Official 1990 UK in-house Silver LP award, issued to commemorate album sales in excess 60,000 copies. This nicely framed and glazed award measures 16″ x 20″, featuring a silver LP disc above the artwork miniature and authentic, custom engraved dedication plaque. All mounted on a blue felt background with Union ‘Jack’ Flag in the top left corner, and within a silver metal frame).
Be sure to check out the rest of our latest awards at eil.com, and if you have any items to sell, please call us on 01474 815099
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