The Smashing Pumpkins are like two bands in one. You have the snarling, heavy Smashing Pumpkins that operate on one side of the alt-rock spectrum, and the soft, super-sensitive "Pretty" Pumpkins who operate on the other. This EP is the Pretty Pumpkins sprinkled with hipster dust. The arrangemnts are minimalistic (except maybe for the title track), the melodies sweet, and the lyrics yearning. My personal favorite is "Cherry".
I like EPs. Something about the compactness and focus just charms me to no end. Also, the simple truth is that with less songs, there are less duds (with good bands, at least). Consequently, there are no duds on this EP. That's why it gets five stars.