The title track of the EP was initially released as a 7" single by the Portland, Oregon-based independent label Magic Marker Records in 2005, featuring the b-side "They Never Mean What They Say". It subsequently received a compact disc release by Cult Hero Records on July 25, 2005 as a complete EP, featuring a total of four tracks.
Brian Howe of Pitchfork awarded the album a 7.8 out of 10 rating, while Rob Bolton of Exclaim! called the EP "a superb debut release." Tim Sendra of AllMusic awarded the EP four-and-a-half out of five stars, comparing it to the work of Belle and Sebastian, The Cure, and The Smiths, adding that it was "a pleasant and breezy introduction to a group for which indie pop fans should have high hopes."