Bitchin' is the seventh and final studio album by the American hard rock band The Donnas, released in 2007 on their own label Purple Feather and released through RedEye.[11] It is their first album since leaving Atlantic Records. The record was produced by Jay Ruston (Polyphonic Spree, Metal Skool, Meat Loaf) and The Donnas. Two of the tracks, "Wasted" and "Here for the Party", were co-written with songwriter Holly Knight ("Love Is a Battlefield", "Obsession", "The Warrior").

Studio album by
ReleasedSeptember 18, 2007
RecordedClear Lake Audio, North Hollywood, CA
GenreHard rock
LabelPurple Feather, RedEye
ProducerJay Ruston, The Donnas
The Donnas chronology
Gold Medal
Greatest Hits Vol. 16
Professional ratings
Aggregate scores
Review scores
AllMusic3/5 stars[2]
musicOMH4/5 stars[3]
The Phoenix2/4 stars[4]
Pitchfork Media(4.0/10)[5]
PopMatters4/10 stars[6]
Robert Christgau(dud)[7]
Rolling Stone3/5 stars[8]
Stylus MagazineD[10]
Uncut3/5 stars[1]

The iTunes bonus track, "New Kid in School", is featured in the game Rock Band 2.

The album was made available on CD, a double-purple vinyl, and as a digital download.

Track listingEdit

All tracks are written by All songs written by The Donnas, except where noted.

2."Don't Wait Up for Me"3:27
3."Wasted" (The Donnas, Holly Knight)3:29
4."What Do I Have to Do"3:07
5."Save Me"3:14
6."Like an Animal"2:42
7."Here for the Party" (The Donnas, Knight)2:54
8."Better off Dancing"3:21
9."Love You Till It Hurts"3:32
10."Smoke You Out"3:22
11."Girl Talk"3:14
12."Give Me What I Want"3:13
13."Tonight's Alright"3:16
14."When the Show Is Over"3:43
Total length:44:40
Bonus Tracks
15."Randi (Wal-Mart Downloadable Bonus Track)"2:39
16."The Safety Dance (Vinyl Bonus Track)" (Ivan Doroschuk)2:26
17."We Own the Night (UK Bonus Track)"2:49
18."Can't Keep It a Secret (Japanese Bonus Track)"2:52
19."New Kid in School (iTunes Bonus Track)"3:36
20."She's Out of Control (Unreleased Track)"2:33


  • "Don't Wait Up For Me", released in August 2007.[2]


Chart (2007) Peak
US Billboard 200 89
US Top Independent Albums[3] 8



  1. ^ a b Critic reviews at Metacritic
  2. ^ Allmusic review
  3. ^ musicOMH review Archived May 14, 2011, at the Wayback Machine
  4. ^ The Phoenix review Archived July 7, 2016, at the Wayback Machine
  5. ^ Pitchfork Media review
  6. ^ PopMatters review
  7. ^ Robert Christgau Consumer Guide
  8. ^ "Rolling Stone review". Archived from the original on 2007-11-18. Retrieved 2012-10-02.CS1 maint: BOT: original-url status unknown (link)
  9. ^ Spin review
  10. ^ Stylus Magazine review Archived October 14, 2012, at the Wayback Machine
  11. ^ [1]

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