The (18x Platinum) Record You Almost Never Heard

Los Angeles, August 1987. A music industry executive who has spent the past 2 years cultivating what he believes will be the next big thing in music sits down with his boss for a high-pressure meeting. “We’re going to cut our losses and let them go,” the boss tells the man, referring to the band their record label had signed two years’ back. While shocking news to the executive, you couldn’t blame his…