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Studio album by The Donnas
Released September 18, 2007
Recorded Clear Lake Audio, North Hollywood, CA
Genre Hard rock, rock
Length 44:47
Label Purple Feather, RedEye
Producer Jay Ruston, The Donnas
The Donnas chronology
Gold Medal
Greatest Hits Volume 16
Professional ratings
Aggregate scores
Source Rating
Metacritic (54/100)[1]
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3/5 stars[2]
musicOMH 4/5 stars[3]
The Phoenix 2/4 stars[4]
Pitchfork Media (4.0/10)[5]
PopMatters 4/10 stars[6]
Robert Christgau (dud)[7]
Rolling Stone 3/5 stars[8]
Spin (4/10)[9]
Stylus Magazine D[10]
Uncut 3/5 stars[1]

Bitchin' is the seventh studio album by the American hard rock band The Donnas, released in 2007 on their own label Purple Feather and released through RedEye.[11] It is their first album since leaving Atlantic Records. The record was produced by Jay Ruston (Polyphonic Spree, Metal Skool, Meat Loaf) and The Donnas. Two of the tracks, Wasted and Here For The Party, cowritten with hit songwriter, Holly Knight(Love Is A Battlefield, Obsession, The Warrior) were coproduced with her. It is the last album to feature drummer Torry Castellano.

The iTunes bonus track, "New Kid in School", is featured in the game Rock Band 2.

The album was made available on CD, a double-purple vinyl as well as digital download.

As of June 2015, this remains the bands last album of all new material.

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Writer(s) Length
1. "Bitchin'"   The Donnas 2:09
2. "Don't Wait Up for Me""   The Donnas 3:27
3. "Wasted"   Holly Knight, The Donnas 3:29
4. "What Do I Have to Do"   The Donnas 3:07
5. "Save Me"   The Donnas 3:14
6. "Like an Animal"   The Donnas 2:42
7. "Here for the Party"   Knight, The Donnas 2:54
8. "Better off Dancing""   The Donnas 3:21
9. "Love You Till It Hurts"   The Donnas 3:32
10. "Smoke You Out"   The Donnas 3:22
11. "Girl Talk"   The Donnas 3:14
12. Untitled   The Donnas 3:13
13. "Tonight's Alright"   The Donnas 3:16
14. "When the Show Is Over"   The Donnas 3:43
Total length:


  • "Don't Wait Up For Me", released in August 2007.[1]



Year Chart Name Peak Position Weeks on Chart
2007 Billboard 200 89 4
2007 Top Independent Albums[2] 8 12