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Citrus is the ninth track from Boys and Girls in America. It is 2:44. A live acoustic version of the song appears as the fourth track on the Live At Fingerprints EP and the seventh track on the bonus disc of the Boys and Girls in America: Special Edition. This version of the song is 0:00.

LyricsEdit

hey citrus,
hey liquor
I love it when when you touch each other
hey whiskey,
hey ginger
I come to you with rigid fingers.

i see judas in the hard eyes of the boys working the corners.
i feel jesus in the clumsiness of young and awkward lovers.

hey barroom,
hey tavern
I find hope in all the souls you gather.
hey citrus,
hey liquor
I love it when we come together.

I feel jesus in the clumsiness of young and awkward lovers.
I feel judas in the long odds of the rackets on the corners.
I feel jesus in the tenderness of honest nervous lovers.
I feel judas in the pistols and the pagers that come with all the powders.

lost in fog and love and faithless fear.
I've had kisses that make Judas seem sincere.

Live VersionEdit

AnalysisEdit

Other InfoEdit

Tad Kubler wrote the guitar part in a Led Zeppelin Style. This led Craig Finn to suggest writing it about Citrus fruit. That never really happened, and that's why the title is Citrus. (information from Live At Fingerprints)

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