Whip It On

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Whip It On
Raveonettes - Whip It On.jpg
EP by The Raveonettes
ReleasedAugust 6, 2002
GenreNoise pop, garage rock
LabelSony Records
The Raveonettes chronology
Whip It On
Chain Gang of Love
Singles from Whip It On
  1. "Attack of the Ghost Riders"
    Released: December 9, 2002[1]
  2. "Beat City"
    Released: March 18, 2003[2]

Whip It On is the debut EP of The Raveonettes. It was released on August 6, 2002. Every song on the album is in the key of B-flat minor in contrast to the follow-up album Chain Gang of Love, which is almost entirely in the key of B-flat major. Each song also features only three chords.

The artwork for the album is a photograph taken by Søren Solkær Starbird.[3]


Professional ratings
Review scores
Allmusic3.5/5 stars[4]
NME7/10 stars[5]
Pitchfork Media(5.8/10)[6]

The album received generally positive reviews upon its release. At Metacritic, which assigns a normalised rating out of 100 to reviews from mainstream critics, the album received an average score of 70, based on 15 reviews, which indicates "Generally favorable reviews".[7]

Track listing[edit]

All tracks written by Sune Rose Wagner.

1."Attack of the Ghost Riders"2:30
2."Veronica Fever"2:37
3."Do You Believe Her"2:07
5."Cops on Our Tail"2:58
6."My Tornado"2:05
7."Bowels of the Beast"3:14
8."Beat City"3:08
Total length:21:10


  1. ^ "The Raveonettes - Attack of the Ghost Riders - Single". Retrieved 2011-12-12.
  2. ^ "The Raveonettes - Beat City - Single". Retrieved 2011-12-12.
  3. ^ http://politiken.dk/ibyen/nyheder/musik/ECE1570540/vennerne-provinsens-rocknroll-afviger-har-et-hjerte-af-guld/
  4. ^ Allmusic review
  5. ^ "Latest Reviews: The Raveonettes: Whip It On". Retrieved 2011-12-12.
  6. ^ "The Raveonttes: Whip It On, Album Reviews, Pitchfork". Retrieved 2014-06-26.
  7. ^ "Whip It On Reviews, Ratings, Credits and More at Metacritic". Retrieved 2011-12-12.