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First Aid Kit

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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Top Songs by
First Aid Kit

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

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