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First Aid Kit

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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First Aid Kit

Top Songs by
First Aid Kit

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

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