I Wanna Be Your Doll
|"I Wanna Be Your Doll"|
|Single by Rachel Stamp|
|from the album "Hymns For Strange Children"|
|B-side||"Girl You're Just A Slave To Your Man", "Calling All Destroyers"|
|Released||March 2nd, 1999 (UK)|
|Genre||Alternative rock, glam rock|
|Writer(s)||1, 2: Rachel Stamp
3: Marc Bolan
|Producer(s)||1: John Fryer|
|Rachel Stamp singles chronology|
The single for "I Wanna Be Your Doll" was the only Rachel Stamp single to be released via the Snapper/Madfish label. The release of the single was followed by a tour of the UK titled the "Permanent Damage Tour". A promotional video, directed by Corin Hardy was made to promote the single.
Released March 2, 1999
- I Wanna Be Your Doll
- Girl You're Just A Slave To Your Man
- Calling All Destroyers
- This was the band’s only release through the Madfish/Snapper label.
- The single was only released on CD and reached Number 15 in the NME Indie chart and 160 in the UK Singles Chart.
- The single’s cover was inspired by a photo of Marlena Dietrich.
- "I Wanna Be Your Doll" – produced, engineered and mixed by John Fryer – was also included on the band's debut album, "Hymns For Strange Children".
- A live version of "Girl, You're Just A Slave To Your Man" was included on the "Stampax" album.
- “Calling All Destroyers” is a cover of a T. Rex song from their "Futuristic Dragon" album, released in 1976.
- Tracks 2 and 3 were recorded by Harvey Birrell.
- The promotional video for "I Wanna Be Your Doll" was directed by Corin Hardy. The video was banned by MTV due to scenes of doll mutilation.
- David Ryder-Prangley: "...rejected by MTV for having scenes of dolls being mutilated. Features me, Will and Robin..." (taken from a fansite interview, 2004)