The Pretty Reckless (EP)

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The Pretty Reckless
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EP by The Pretty Reckless
Released June 22, 2010 (2010-06-22)
Recorded 2009–2010
Genre Alternative rock
Length 13:51
Label Interscope
Producer Kato Khandwala
The Pretty Reckless chronology
The Pretty Reckless
Light Me Up
Singles from The Pretty Reckless
  1. "Make Me Wanna Die"
    Released: May 13, 2010

The Pretty Reckless is the self-titled debut extended play (EP) by American alternative rock band The Pretty Reckless. The album was released on June 22, 2010, by Interscope Records.[1] The album's lead single, "Make Me Wanna Die", was released on May 13, 2010.


On December 30, 2009, the first single entitled "Make Me Wanna Die" was released as a special preview for the Seventeen magazine. The song was officially released on May 13, 2010 in UK and peaked at 1# on the UK Rock Chart and was received with positive reviews. The track also appeared on the Kick-Ass soundtrack.

The promotional video was released on May 13, 2010 and was followed by the official version released on September 15, 2010.

Critical reception[edit]

Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Rolling Stone 2/5 stars[2]

Even though it was received with enthusiasm by the fans[original research?], Christian Hoard of Rolling Stone classified the music as "generic".[2]

Track listing[edit]

All tracks written by Taylor Momsen, Ben Phillips, and Kato Khandwala.

No. Title Length
1. "Make Me Wanna Die" 3:54
2. "My Medicine" 3:14
3. "Goin' Down" 3:35
4. "Zombie" (Physical CD bonus track) 3:08
Total length: 13:51


  1. ^ "The Pretty Reckless Album Reveal". 
  2. ^ a b Hoard, Christian (2010). "The Pretty Reckless" (1108/1109). Rolling Stone: 107.