I Am Chipmunk is the debut album by English grime and R&B MC, Chipmunk released on 9 October 2009 by Columbia Records. It has produced four top 25 singles included three consecutive top-ten hits and one chart topper. The album was deemed a success after it debuted at number 2 on the UK Albums Chart and reaching platinum sales of over 300,000 copies.
In-line with its record sales, a new platinum edition of the album was released on 3 May 2010 featuring four new songs, including new single "Until You Were Gone" featuring Dutch singer-songwriter Esmee Denters.
"Diamond Rings" was released as the third single on 6 July 2009 and featured vocals from upcoming Scottish R&B singer Emeli Sandé. The single peaked at number 6 in the UK; marking Chipmunk's first Top 10 hit. "Oopsy Daisy" was released as the fourth official single on 4 October 2009 and featured vocals from Dayo Olatunji. The single went on to top the UK Singles Chart, marking Chipmunk's first number-one single, but also his second consecutive Top 10 hit.
"Look for Me" featuring vocals from Talay Riley was released as the fifth single from the album on 28 December 2009. The single marked Chipmunk's third consecutive Top 10 hit when it managed to peak at number 7 in the UK.
"Until You Were Gone" served as the sixth official single to be released and the first and only single to be released from the Platinum Edition reissue of the album. The single featured vocals from Dutch pop/R&B singer Esmée Denters and was released on 19 April 2010; where it debuted at number 3, marking Chipmunk's fourth consecutive Top 10 hit and his second most successful single behind Oopsy Daisy.
I Am Chipmunk debuted on the UK Albums Chart at number 2 on 18 October 2009 behind Editors, but beating off new competition from Shakira, The Saturdays and Taio Cruz who reached number 4, 9 and 14 respectively. In its second week on the chart, the album fell 6 places to number 8. The album spent 5 weeks in the Top 40 albums, before falling to number 51 on 22 November 2009.
The album exceeded platinum sales months after its release and as such Chipmunk chose to re-release the album, with 4 extra tracks, including "Until You Were Gone", the lead single from the re-release. The album re-entered the Top 40 on 9 May 2010 at number 31, before falling out of the Top 40 the next week.