Tunesday: First Aid Kit

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!

Comments

  1. 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

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

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