Citrus (album)

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Citrus
Studio album by Asobi Seksu
Released May 30, 2006
Recorded Gigantic Studios, New York, 2005
Genre Indie rock, shoegazing
Length 47:26
Label Friendly Fire Recordings
Producer Chris Zane
Asobi Seksu chronology
Asobi Seksu
(2004)
Citrus
(2006)
Live at the Echo 10/6/06
(2006)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars[1]
ElectricSistaHood 5/5 stars[2]
Pitchfork Media (8.3/10.0)[3]
This Is Fake DIY 4/5 stars[4]

Citrus is the second studio album by New York-based shoegazing band Asobi Seksu. It was released on May 30, 2006 through Friendly Fire Recordings in the US, and on August 13, 2007 in Europe by One Little Indian Records. Three singles were released from the album: "Thursday" in August 2007, "Strawberries" in November 2007, and "Goodbye" in March 2008. The song "Thursday" was featured in episode 1 of season 2 of the British TV series Skins, and the songs "Lions and Tigers" and "Nefi + Girly" were featured in the first episode of season 3 of Skins.

Track listing[edit]

All songs written by Asobi Seksu, except where noted.

  1. "Everything Is On" – 0:17
  2. "Strawberries" – 3:57
  3. "New Years" – 3:01
  4. "Thursday" – 4:17
  5. "Strings" – 5:27
  6. "Pink Cloud Tracing Paper" – 3:27
  7. "Red Sea" – 7:45
  8. "Goodbye" – 3:44
  9. "Lions and Tigers" – 4:08
  10. "Nefi + Girly" – 4:37
  11. "Exotic Animal Paradise" – 4:06
  12. "Mizu Asobi" – 2:40
UK bonus track
  1. "All Through the Day" (Jerome Kern, Oscar Hammerstein II) – 3:07

Personnel[edit]

Asobi Seksu
  • Yuki Chikudate – vocals, organ, synthesizers, bells, toy piano
  • James Hanna – guitars, vocals
  • Haji – bass, guitar
Additional musicians
  • Bryan Greene – drums
  • Chris Zane – percussion
  • Alex Nazaryan – viola
Technical personnel
  • Chris Zane – producer, mixing
  • Billy Pavone – engineering
  • Alex Aldi - assistant engineer
  • Sarah Register – mastering
  • Sean McCabe – art direction, photography, design

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