First Aid Kit - The Big Black And The Blue - 2010 Swedish Indie Folk Rock- Sealed 180 Grm LP

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First Aid Kit - The Big Black & The Blue


Label: Wichita
Cat#: WEBB222LP
Format: Vinyl, LP, Album
has inner lyric sleeve
Country: UK
Released: 25 Jan 2010
Genre: Rock, Pop, Folk, World, & Country
Style: Folk Rock, Indie Rock

Tracklist

A1 In The Morning
A2 Hard Believer
A3 Sailor Song
A4 Waltz For Richard
A5 Heavy Storm
A6 Ghost Town


B1 Josefin
B2 A Window Opens
B3 Winter Is All Over You
B4 I Met Up With The King
B5 Wills Of The River




Artwork laid out at Work.

© 2010 Jagadamba under exclusive license to Wichita Recordings Ltd.
Barcode and Other Identifiers

Barcode: 5055036212229


Swedish may be their native language, but First Aid Kit produces great American folk music. It's not bluegrass, but it's similarly plaintive and primitive. The more I listen, the more it moves me.

Sisters Klara and Johanna Soderberg have powerful voices that entwine with one another in perfect harmony. Their instrumentation is simple and spare, and their lyrics, alternately mournful and exultant, reflect on the meaning of our lives and relationships.

I recently discovered First Aid Kit on YouTube and fell in love. It may take a few listens but you will find so many depths in their music. Mature beyond their years... don't you hate that cliche? But somehow it feels true and right for First Aid Kit.

Fans of vocal-driven pop/folk music will enjoy this refreshing new band. They sometimes remind me of Keren Ann's vocals on Not Going Anywhere. At other times they capture the woodsy, simple charm of Vashti Bunyan but with an indie edge. They're like an arrow to the heart.

Lyrically fascinating and with pure melodies that rise and fall, this is an album to suit your many moods. Whether you're feeling hurt and melancholic, or quite hopeful, you'll find something to enjoy. "It's one life, and it's this life, and it's beautiful..." (from their track Hard Believer).

Their harmonies are amazing and their voices are awesome! They're two young girls from Stockholm who write most of their own songs. The songs are well written both musically and lyrically. They tend to be folksy, though very different from some of the old mainstream folkies like Bob Dylan and Pete Seeger. The songs are beautiful, poignant, and somehow mature beyond the years of the girls.



First Aid Kit - Heavy Storm

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First Aid Kit - I Met Up With The King

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First Aid Kit - Hard Believer

Hard to believe they're from Sweden,they sound so authentically American.These kids have DEFINITELY done their homework. The harmonies are flawless.

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More Information
Condition New
Format LP, 180 Gram
Label Wichita
Color Black