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
Length21:10
LabelSony Records
The Raveonettes chronology
Whip It On
(2002)
Chain Gang of Love
(2003)
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]

Reception[edit]

Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
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.

No.TitleLength
1."Attack of the Ghost Riders"2:30
2."Veronica Fever"2:37
3."Do You Believe Her"2:07
4."Chains"2:34
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

References[edit]

  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.