Whip It On

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Whip It On
Raveonettes - Whip It On.jpg
EP by The Raveonettes
Released August 6, 2002
Genre Noise pop, garage rock
Length 21:10
Label Sony Records
The Raveonettes chronology
Whip It On
Chain Gang of Love
(2003)Chain Gang of Love2003
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
Source Rating
Allmusic 3.5/5 stars[4]
NME 7/10 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. Title Length
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


  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.