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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

    New Indie First

    New Indie First
    1 song

    Top Indie

    Top Indie
    1 song

    Indie Rock Mix

    Indie Rock Mix
    1 song

    Indie Party

    Indie Party
    1 song

    Folk

    2 songs

    Alt Country

    1 song

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

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