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

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