Asobi Seksu - Citrus
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Based on 12 reviews
2006 Ratings: #48 / 614
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Based on 48 ratings
2006 Ratings: #39
May 30, 2006 / Release Date
LP / Format
Friendly Fire / Label
Shoegaze, Dream Pop / Genres
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ThrowBackG
80
The Japanese are notoriously fond of their sweets, but few are as synonymous in the culture as konpeitō. Classified as a rock candy, each star shaped sugar cluster is slightly bigger than the size of an eraser/rubber on a pencil. Coated in a natural based syrup for different fruity flavors, they can be purchased commercially or as an artisan good. You can either munch on them endlessly for a jittery POP!... or you can just relax and savor them one at a time. From what I hear, they melt in your ... read more
musicmagpie55
77
I want a 90's tinged, live-action Spirited Away movie with 'Thursday' as the closing song. Asobi Seksu has that cinematic/reflective/my parents have been transformed into pigs kind of vibe that I think would work really well for the movie.

A very fun album with equally fun album art. I love the crunch between the dreamy guitars and Yuki Chikudate's dainty vocals. I find myself staring out windows a lot while listening to this album.
andreAnimator
80
tudo otako
Tom Simmons
87
Fav Tracks: Red Sea, Strawberries, Goodbye, New Years, Strings, Thursday, Pink Cloud Tracing Paper, Lions and Tigers
limestonecowboy
85
some sweet and bubbly shoegaze / dream pop - wonderfully catchy with some intoxicating vocals. Solid album
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END OF YEAR LISTS

#7/musicOMH

MISC LISTS

#37/Pitchfork (Shoegaze)

Track List

  1. Everything Is On
  2. Strawberries
  3. New Years
  4. Thursday
  5. Strings
  6. Pink Cloud Tracing Paper
  7. Red Sea
  8. Goodbye
  9. Lions And Tigers
  10. Nefi + Girly
  11. Exotic Animal Parade
  12. Mizu Asobi

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