“I Will Wait” is recorded by English rock group Mumford & Songs and taken from their second studio album “Babel”. It was released on 7 August, 2012 by Island Records as the album’s lead single. It was written by Marcus Mumford. It was certified gold by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) after sales of 500,000 copies in the United States and platinum by the Australian Recording Industry Association (ARIA) after sales of 70,000 copies in Australia.
Stephanie Middleton from “The Celebrity Cafe” commented that “With touching beats and vocals, they manage to create an original track”. Katie Hasty from “HitFix” commented that “the problem is that Marcus is a softie with repetition and i think the track could be really huge”.
“I Will Wait” peaked at number 23 on the ARIA Singles Chart, at number 9 on the Canadian Hot 100, at number 1 on the Canadian Alternative Rock Chart, at number 18 on the Euro Digital Songs, at number 64 on the Japan Hot 100, at number 4 on the RIANZ Singles Chart, at number 52 on the Billboard Country Airplay Chart, at number 1 on the Billboard Rock Songs Chart and at number 14 on the Billboard Adult Pop Songs Chart.