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

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