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

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