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

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