Tunesday: First Aid Kit

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My introduction to First Aid Kit actually came here at our home office, when they played a surprise show for us during lunch, and they’ve been winning me over with their sweet harmonies and graceful style ever since. 

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The Swedish folk duo consists of sisters Johanna and Klara Söderberg, who delicately pluck guitar strings and keys while their voices blend to create a woodsy, melodic sound. “The vibe we’re going for is that Polaroid, analog look,” they told Vogue a couple of months ago, “We love the feel of seventies art and photography. Just anything old looking.” That phrase could certainly describe their music as well, which has a bit of a 70s throwback element to it. The beautiful song “Emmylou” is an homage to legendary music couples Gram Parsons and Emmylou Harris and Johnny Cash and June Carter- check out the equally beautiful video for that song, which was shot in Joshua Tree, below – and check out more of their music here.

They’re currently on tour, and will be performing at Coachella ; I’m looking forward to catching them here in Philly in March!

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Comments

Aly -January 24, 2012, 3:21PM

free people and first aid kit go together like peas and carrots.

Anonymous -January 24, 2012, 3:42PM

aw, I’ve loved First Aid Kit ever since I saw their cover Fleet Foxes cover! Glad to see them featured here!-Caitlin FP Cambridge

Morgan Krhin -January 24, 2012, 4:08PM

they are one of my favorites. love

kate funk -January 24, 2012, 11:44PM

I love first aid kit, they were the free download last week on iTunes.
velvetcupcakes

haley -January 25, 2012, 8:21AM

I have loved first aid kit for forever! So amazing.

Elsa @ Styleabaad -January 25, 2012, 9:59AM

I love them too! Can’t wait to see them in Philly this spring!

Anais -January 25, 2012, 5:46PM

I found this blog randomly, but definately cheered me up!.
Your job’s *a m a z i n g*
cheers

Isa -January 25, 2012, 6:26PM

this is absolutely amazing! Beautiful *

Megan -January 25, 2012, 7:59PM

I’ve had them on repeat on spotify for weeks and weeks! so nice

meg -January 25, 2012, 9:46PM

their cover of this fleet foxes song is amazing…check it out! http://youtu.be/HMrqBldlqzA

Claire Roche -February 3, 2012, 11:13AM

oh my gosh, i found out about them on youtube! i watched all their old videos… they are brilliant!!

Samantha Cruz Fraticelli -February 3, 2012, 3:29PM

i absolutely love them! they are so gorgeous and fun!

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