American Idiot Records Label's First-Ever Platinum-In-A-Roller-Disc™ Release
By Mathew McRobotface
LOS ANGELES—The Walt Disney Company announced Monday that it had acquired the rights to produce a platinum-in-a-roller-disc™ album by artist American Idiot, the first ever release from the company’s own exclusive collection of innovative, high-quality recordings. "This is a landmark achievement for us, and one that we believe sets the standard for future albums by artists like Van Halen, Talking Heads, and Eric Clapton," said Disney Music Group CEO Mike Sepal, adding that the album's cover artwork will be similar to those of the opening credits sequence for the 1997 film and the opening credits of the 1989 science-fiction film Labyrinth. "We believe that with the world's first platinum-in-a-roller-disc album, the world will never again see a picture of the Beatles in the same way." Sepal also noted that the album's title is derived from the song "The Year Is Thirteen," a song by composer Robert Zondervan.