Wednesday, November 10, 2021

Aerosmith classic Toys In The Attic leads new US sales milestones

Aerosmith’s 1975 classic album, “Toys In The Attic”, leads a new series of US sales milestones for the Boston band.

The Recording Industry Association Of America (RIAA) has certified the group’s third studio record as 9x platinum for sales of 9 million copies in the region.

Digital versions of two of the album’s legendary singles were also recognized in the music industry association’s latest update, with “Sweet Emotion” reaching 3x Platinum for sales of 3 million copies, and “Walk This Way” for 2x Platinum after reaching the 2 million sales mark.

Produced by Jack Douglas, “Toys In The Attic” remains the best-selling US studio album in Aerosmith’s history; the project was their first Top 20 album when it peaked at No. 11 on the Billboard 200, while “Sweet Emotion” delivered the group their first Top 40 hit and “Walk This Way” their first Top 10 single on the Billboard Hot 100 chart.

In addition to the “Toys In The Attic” news, Aerosmith were also recognized for sales of a pair of compilations: 1980’s “Greatest Hits” package has hit the 12 million sales milestone, while 2002’s “O, Yeah! Ultimate Aerosmith Hits” has reached 3 million copies sold.

The RIAA has also issued updated certifications for digital singles of four classic Aerosmith hits, including 1973’s “Dream On” (4x Platinum), 1997’s “Pink” (Gold), 1998’s "I Don't Want To Miss A Thing" (5x Platinum), and 2001’s "Jaded" (Gold).

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