I Will Be (album)

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I Will Be
Studio album by Dum Dum Girls
Released March 30, 2010 (2010-03-30)
Genre Indie pop
Label HoZac Records, Sub Pop
Producer Richard Gottehrer
Dum Dum Girls chronology
Dum Dum Girls
(2009)
I Will Be
(2010)
Blissed Out
(2010)
Singles from I Will Be
  1. "Jail La La"
    Released: February 16, 2010
  2. "Bhang Bhang, I'm a Burnout"
    Released: November 23, 2010
  3. "It Only Takes One Night"
    Released: Promo Only[1]

I Will Be is the debut album by Dum Dum Girls, released on March 30, 2010. The first pressing by HoZac Records was released as a 12" vinyl LP with a black and white version of the current album art. Once the band signed to Sub Pop, the album was rereleased later in 2010 on both CD and 12" vinyl with the full colored cover.

Reception[edit]

Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3.5/5 stars[2]
BBC Positive[3]
The Guardian 4/5 stars[4]
NME 8/10 stars[5]
Pitchfork (8.2/10)[6]
Q 8/10 stars[7]
Spin 4/5 stars[8]

The album received generally positive reviews upon its release. At Metacritic, which assigns a normalized rating out of 100 to reviews from mainstream critics, the album received an average score of 79, based on 23 reviews, which indicates "Generally favorable reviews".[9]

Track listing[edit]

All songs written and composed by Dee Dee, except as noted. 

No. Title Length
1. "It Only Takes One Night"   2:02
2. "Bhang Bhang, I'm a Burnout"   2:34
3. "Oh Mein M"   2:12
4. "Jail La La"   2:31
5. "Rest of Our Lives"   3:02
6. "Yours Alone"   2:16
7. "Blank Girl"   2:54
8. "I Will Be"   2:07
9. "Lines Her Eyes"   2:24
10. "Everybody's Out"   2:58
11. "Baby Don't Go" (Sonny Bono) 3:50

Personnel[edit]

  • Dee Dee (vocals, guitar)
  • Jules (guitar,vocals)
  • Bambi (bass)
  • Frankie Rose (drums, vocals)
  • Richard Gottehrer (producer)
  • Alonzo Vargas (mixing)
Country Date Format Label
Canada March 30, 2012 (2012-03-30) CD, digital download, LP record Sub Pop
United States

The first 200 copies of the LP version of the album were released on gold vinyl on HoZac Records.[13] An undisclosed number of Sub Pop vinyls were released on blood red and black marbled vinyl.[14]

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