Red Jumpsuit Apparatus’ “Don’t You Fake It” certified Platinum

NEW YORK – June, 2016 – Don’t You Fake It, the debut album by The Red Jumpsuit Apparatus has officially been certified Platinum by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) for U.S. sales exceeding one million copies.

The album, which features hit songs like “Face Down” and “Your Guardian Angel,” was certified Gold just 4 months after its release on July 18, 2006.

It’s estimated to have passed the Platinum threshold after about two years, and for the ten year anniversary of its release, was officially certified, with awards handed out onstage at a concert in New York on June 16, 2016, where the band played the album in its entirety.

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Receiving awards in New York on June 16, 2016 are (from Left to Right): Dan Korneff (Engineered DYFI), David Bendeth (Produced and Mixed DYFI), Josh Burke (Guitarist, RJA), Ronnie Winter (Singer, Songwriter, Guitar; RJA), Angela Winter Defoe, Joey Westwood (Bassist, RJA), Randy Winter (Guitarist, RJA), and Steve Tramposch (Manager, A&R).    (Photo Credit: Tracy Ketcher)

DYFITo celebrate the 10 year anniversary of the album, the band is on the road this Summer playing Don’t You Fake It in it’s entirety for the first time.

Thanks so much to everyone that helped break this album and artist, and made their success possible, your effort was and is appreciated.

Check back for more photos and memories over the Summer!


For more on Face Down and Steve Tramposch / Launchpad’s discovery, management, label signing, and A&R of RJA click here.

For more photos from the Platinum album award presentation/concert click here.

Alt Press coverage of the award here.

For more on our A&R and music consulting services click here.