Bodyguard (album)

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Studio album by
Released May 16, 2017 (2017-05-16)
Length 32:16
Label Castle Face Records
The I.L.Y's chronology
Scum with Boundaries

Bodyguard is the third studio album by American rock duo The I.L.Y's. The album was released by Castle Face Records on May 16, 2017.[1][2] It was the band's first album to be released on Castle Face, after two self-released albums, and their first to be pressed on CD and vinyl.


The album was initially announced along with its track-listing and artwork on March 25, 2017.[1] The band later shared a double music video on YouTube for "Gargoyle" and "Bobo".[3][4] Audio for "I Love You Man" was released on SoundCloud on May 2.[5] The album was released for streaming through iTunes, YouTube and SoundCloud on May 16, with CD and vinyl releases scheduled for June 16.[2]

Release and reception

Stereogum awarded the album the website's "Album of the Week" accolade.[6]

Track listing

All tracks written by Zach Hill and Andy Morin.

No. Title Length
1. "Wash My Hands Shorty" 3:08
2. "Well Known People Want to Know" 2:29
3. "Gargoyle" 2:56
4. "Quietly Being the Best" 3:01
5. "49er Lighter" 3:42
6. "I Love You Man" 3:24
7. "The Treatment" 3:38
8. "This Is How It Is Now" 2:50
9. "Bobo" 3:35
10. "The Studio" 3:32
Total length: 32:16


The I.L.Y's
  • Zach Hill – vocals, drums, keyboards, guitar, production
  • Andy Morin – guitar, bass, engineering
Additional musicians
  • Tristan Tozer – guitar (1)


  1. ^ a b "Death Grips Side Project the I.L.Y's Detail New Album Bodyguard". Pitchfork. Retrieved 16 May 2017.
  2. ^ a b "Death Grips Offshoot the I.L.Y's Share New Song "I Love You Man," Announce Album Release Date". Pitchfork. Retrieved 16 May 2017.
  3. ^ "Death Grips Side Project The I.L.Y's Share Bizarre Video for Two New Songs: Watch". Pitchfork. Retrieved 16 May 2017.
  4. ^ I.L.Y's, The (25 March 2017). "The I.L.Y's - Gargoyle / Bobo (Official 2-song Video)". YouTube. Retrieved 17 May 2017.
  5. ^ Strauss, Matthew (1 May 2017). "Death Grips Offshoot the I.L.Y's Share New Song "I Love You Man", Announce Album Release Date". Pitchfork. Retrieved 17 May 2017.
  6. ^

External links

  • Official Soundcloud stream
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