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First Aid Kit

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First Aid Kit are a Swedish duo comprising sisters Johanna and Klara Söderberg, whose vocal harmonies and woodsy, folk-influenced songwriting take influence from the likes of Fleet Foxes and Joanna Newsom. Hailing from suburban Enskede, the siblings began composing songs as young teenagers in 2007. The home-recorded "Tangerine" enjoyed airplay on Swedish radio later that summer, and the debut EP Drunken Trees helped expand the girls' audience upon its release in April 2008. The London-based Wichita Records reissued Drunken Trees one year later, bolstering its track list with a reverent Fleet Foxes cover and three additional songs performed live in a Swedish forest. The duo then set to work on a full-length album, balancing schoolwork with the recording sessions. The Big Black & the Blue was released in 2010, and was followed by a request from Jack White to record a single at his Third Man Studios, which resulted in their cover of Buffy Sainte-Marie's "Universal Soldier." They struck up a friendship with Conor Oberst and appeared live with Bright Eyes on tour, before they entered the studio with the band's guitarist Mike Mogis for their third release, Lion's Roar, which arrived in early 2012. The lead single "Emmylou" was a mild success in the U.S., and was listed by Rolling Stone as their tenth best single of the year in 2012. Their creative relationship with Oberst was cemented in 2014 when the sisters sang backing vocals on his solo album Upside-Down Mountain, and that same year the duo released Stay Gold, their first album on the major label Columbia. ~ Andrew Leahey & Scott Kerr
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Stations Featuring
First Aid Kit

    Folk

    Folk
    2 songs

    Alt Country

    Alt Country
    1 song

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First Aid Kit

Top Songs by
First Aid Kit

  1.   Song
    Popularity
  2.   Emmylou
  3.   Blue
  4.   The Lion's Roar
  5.   My Silver Lining
  6.   Ghost Town
  7.   In the Hearts of Man
  8.   I Met Up With the King
  9.   Heavy Storm
  10.   Tiger Mountain Peasant Song
  11.   Stay Gold
  12.   King of the World
  13.   This Old Routine
  14.   Cedar Lane
  15.   America
  16.   Waitress Song
  17.   Wolf
  18.   Waltz for Richard
  19.   Dance to Another Tune
  20.   To a Poet
  21.   When I Grow Up
  22.   Jagadamba, You Might
  23.   Brother
  24.   Heaven Knows
  25.   Fleeting One
  26.   The Bell
  27.   Shattered & Hollow
  28.   I Just Needed a Friend
  29.   New Year's Eve
  30.   I Found a Way
  31.   Winter is All Over You
  32.   Josefin
  33.   In the Morning
  34.   A Window Opens
  35.   Our Own Pretty Ways
  36.   Pervigilo
  37.   A Long Time Ago
  38.   Master Pretender
  39.   Wills of the River
  40.   Little Moon
  41.   Walk Unafraid
  42.   Marianne's Son
  43.   Hard Believer
  44.   You're Not Coming Home Tonight
  45.   Tangerine
  46.   Cross Oceans
  47.   Sailor Song
  48.   Play with Fire
  49.   Follow Me Down: a Documentary
  50.   Dancing Barefoot
  51.   King of the World

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