I Wanna Be Your Doll

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"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)
Format CD single
Genre Alternative rock, glam rock
Length 9:13
Label Madfish/Snapper
Writer(s) 1, 2: Rachel Stamp
3: Marc Bolan
Producer(s) 1: John Fryer
Rachel Stamp singles chronology
"I Got The Worm"
"I Wanna Be Your Doll"
"Spank (single)"


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.

CD Single[edit]

Released March 2, 1999

Track listing[edit]

  1. I Wanna Be Your Doll
  2. Girl You're Just A Slave To Your Man
  3. 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.

Promotional Video[edit]

  • 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) [1]


[1] Rachel Stamp Videography

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