I Will Be (album)

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I Will Be
I will be - Dum Dum Girls.jpg
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
I Will Be
Blissed Out
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: 2010

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. After the band signed to Sub Pop, the album was rereleased later in 2010 on both CD and 12" vinyl with the full colored cover.

Three singles were issued from I Will Be: "Jail La La", released by Sub Pop as a 7" single on February 16, 2010;[1] "Bhang Bhang, I'm a Burnout", released as a 7" single on November 23, 2010 by Slumberland Records;[2] and "It Only Takes One Night", released by Sub Pop as a promo-only CD-R.[3]


Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3.5/5 stars[4]
BBC Positive[5]
The Guardian 4/5 stars[6]
NME 8/10 stars[7]
Pitchfork (8.2/10)[8]
Q 8/10 stars[9]
Spin 4/5 stars[10]

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".[11]

Track listing[edit]

All tracks written 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


  • Dee Dee (vocals, guitar, bass, drum programming)
  • 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.[15] An undisclosed number of Sub Pop vinyls were released on blood red and black marbled vinyl.[16]


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