Exquisite Corpse (EP)

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Exquisite Corpse
EP by Warpaint
Released2008 (self-release)
October 6, 2009 (U.S.)
December 7, 2009 (UK)
GenreExperimental rock, art rock
LabelManimal Vinyl
ProducerJacob Bercovici
Warpaint chronology
Exquisite Corpse
The Fool
Professional ratings
Review scores
Las Vegas Critics(8.4/10)[1]

Exquisite Corpse is the debut EP by American alternative rock band Warpaint, self-released in late 2008 and subsequently re-released on October 6, 2009 on Manimal Vinyl. Recorded in 2007,[2] the EP was mixed by then-Red Hot Chili Peppers guitarist John Frusciante, and features current Red Hot Chili Peppers guitarist Josh Klinghoffer performing drums on "Billie Holiday" and guitar on "Krimson".

Some of Exquisite Corpse's tracks had been in the band's live repertoire for over five years.[2]

Promotional music videos were produced for the tracks "Stars", "Elephants" and "Beetles".

Track listing[edit]

All songs written by Warpaint. "Billie Holiday" contains a portion of the song "My Guy", written by Smokey Robinson.

  1. "Stars" – 6:25
  2. "Elephants" – 4:44
  3. "Billie Holiday" – 6:44
  4. "Beetles" – 6:57
  5. "Burgundy" – 4:40
  6. "Krimson" – 4:02 (not included on original release)


Recording personnel[edit]

  • Jacob Bercovici – producer & engineer
  • John Frusciante – mixing
  • Adam Samuels – mixing


  • Mia Cassidy Kirby