Citrus (album)

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Citrus
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Studio album by Asobi Seksu
Released May 30, 2006
Recorded 2005
Studio Gigantic Studios, New York
Genre Dream pop, shoegaze
Length 47:26
Label Friendly Fire Recordings
Producer Chris Zane
Asobi Seksu chronology
Asobi Seksu
(2004)Asobi Seksu2004
Citrus
(2006)
Live at the Echo 10/6/06
(2006)Live at the Echo 10/6/062006
Professional ratings
Aggregate scores
Source Rating
Metacritic 80/100[1]
Review scores
Source Rating
AllMusic 4/5 stars[2]
DIY 4/5 stars[3]
Drowned in Sound 9/10[4]
The Guardian 3/5 stars[5]
MusicOMH 4.5/5 stars[6]
Pitchfork 8.3/10[7]
Tiny Mix Tapes 4/5[8]

Citrus is the second studio album by New York-based shoegaze band Asobi Seksu. It was released on May 30, 2006 by 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 tracks 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

  • Chris Zane – producer, mixing
  • Billy Pavone – engineering
  • Alex Aldi – assistant engineer
  • Sarah Register – mastering
  • Sean McCabe – art direction, photography, design

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Reviews for Citrus by Asobi Seksu". Metacritic. Retrieved October 8, 2017. 
  2. ^ Sendra, Tim. "Citrus – Asobi Seksu". AllMusic. Retrieved July 8, 2017. 
  3. ^ Goss, Erin. "Asobi Seksu – Citrus". DIY. Archived from the original on December 12, 2007. Retrieved July 8, 2017. 
  4. ^ Dowling, Jordan (August 13, 2007). "Album Review: Asobi Seksu – Citrus". Drowned in Sound. Retrieved October 8, 2017. 
  5. ^ Sullivan, Caroline (August 3, 2007). "Asobi Seksu, Citrus". The Guardian. Retrieved October 8, 2017. 
  6. ^ Shepherd, Sam (August 13, 2007). "Asobi Seksu – Citrus". MusicOMH. Retrieved October 8, 2017. 
  7. ^ Tangari, Joe (June 26, 2006). "Asobi Seksu: Citrus". Pitchfork. Retrieved July 8, 2017. 
  8. ^ Grigsby. "Asobi Seksu – Citrus". Tiny Mix Tapes. Retrieved October 8, 2017. 

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