Citizen 'As You Please'

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For their third album As You Please, Citizen is looking inward. Pairing up again with longtime producer Will Yip, the band presents twelve songs that fuse aspects of their entire catalog into one neoteric whole. While the cathartic melancholy of their debut Youth and the jarring intensity of 2015’s Everybody is Going to Heaven are both present, the most welcome addition to Citizen’s arsenal on As You Please is the range of auxiliary instrumentation and sonic experimentation on the album. This is most notable on “In the Middle of it All,” where vocalist Mat Kerekes is sampled singing the song title in a modulated, haunting chorus that echoes throughout the song. The addition of organs and unconventional drum effects on songs like “You Are A Star” and “Medicine” create shifting emphases on tension and frailty, while the huge choruses of songs like opener “Jet” and “I Forgive No One” are reminders that while Citizen dove headfirst into uncharted territory with their new album, the band is still as good as ever at writing emotionally-charged anthems. As You Please presents Citizen’s vision at the most focused it has ever been - it is delicately crafted to provoke at every moment.

  1. Jet
  2. In the Middle Of It All
  3. As You Please
  4. Medicine
  5. Ugly Luck
  6. World
  7. Fever Days
  8. Control
  9. Discrete Routine
  10. I Forgive No One
  11. You Are a Star
  12. Flowerchild
Pressing Information:

First Press
500 Red/White A/B Mix (Box Set Exclusive)
1000 Blood Red w/ Bone/Black Splatter (RFC Store Exclusive)
1000 Blue/Orange A/B (Cooking Vinyl & UK/EU Stores)
1000 Mustard w/ Red Splatter (Band Exclusive)
1000 Bone w/ Purple/Gold Splatter (Indie Retail)
3500 Black-in-Clear Color-in-Color (General Retail)

Second Press
500 Blue & Mustard Swirl
1500 Orange & Bone Swirl

Third Press
2000 Neon Orange & Blue Twister