The Colour and the Shape is the second studio album by American alternative rock band Foo Fighters. It was released on May 20, 1997, through Roswell. The album reached number three in the UK and number ten in the United States. The Colour and the Shape is the Foo Fighters' biggest U.S. seller, having sold over two million copies according to Nielsen SoundScan. The album is considered by many to be the band's magnum opus.
The album was in total nominated for five MTV Video Music Awards in 1997 and 1998, for the videos "Monkey Wrench" and "Everlong". It was also a Grammy Award nominee for Best Rock Album in 1998.
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