1992 Japanese Warner Music promo poster for “Automatic for the People”
Original first printing R.E.M. promotional poster issued by Warner Music in Japan in 1992 to promote the release of the Automatic for the People album – the band’s eighth studio album, produced by Scott Litt, and released on 5th October, 1992. Containing the singles “Drive”, “Man on the Moon”, “The Sidewinder Sleeps Tonite”, “Everybody Hurts”, “Nightswimming”, and “Find the River”, the album was a huge commercial hit reaching #2 on the Billboard 200. It was certified 4x Platinum by the RIAA for selling over 3,520,000 units. The poster features a photo by Anton Corpjin, with the artist’s imprint to the bottom right corner. The poster was for promotional purposes only, and was never made commercially available.
The poster measures 51.2 x 72.7 cm (approx. 20.1″ by 28.6″ inches) and is beautifully printed on thin, coated paper stock. In excellent unfolded and unmarked condition. Feel free to email us with any questions you may have concerning this item. Additional images of the poster available on request.