I Wanna Be Somebody

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"I Wanna Be Somebody"
W.A.S.P. I Wanna Be Somebody.jpeg
Single by W.A.S.P.
from the album W.A.S.P.
Released 1984
Format 7" single
12" single
Cassette single
Genre Heavy metal, shock rock
Length 3:42
Label Capitol
Writer(s) Blackie Lawless
Producer(s) Blackie Lawless, Mike Varney
W.A.S.P. singles chronology
"Animal (F**k Like a Beast)"
"I Wanna Be Somebody"
"L.O.V.E. Machine"

"I Wanna Be Somebody" is the first single from heavy metal band W.A.S.P.'s debut album W.A.S.P.

It was ranked at #84 in VH1's 100 Greatest Hard Rock Songs.[1]

Track listing[edit]

7" single
No. Title Length
1. "I Wanna Be Somebody" 3:42
2. "Tormentor" 3:36


Chart (1984) Peak
New Zealand Singles Chart[2] 30


  1. ^ VH1's 100 Greatest Hard Rock Songs - Stereogum
  2. ^ New Zealand Singles Chart (Retrieved January 8, 2010)