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Tuesday, 12 January 2010


If we were writing this blog for Nuts or Zoo, this next sentence would probably make you, the hypothetical reader, go "phwoar", or some such; Next up are two teenage sisters from Sweden. Klara and Johanna Soderberg, aka First Aid Kit, aren't ever going to appear in either of those publications, however, because, well, they just wouldn't. Instead, they create fragile folk songs centred around lush harmonies and delicately plucked acoustic guitar. Lyrically, it's surprisingly depressing given the fact both of them have yet to see twenty, but hey, perhaps Sweden's just not that fun.

This is them (modelling the new knit wear range at C&A it seems):

This is a new track entitled 'Winter Is All Over You', taken from their new album, The Big Black and The Blue, which is out on the 25 January:

But this is perhaps their most famous moment, a stunning cover of Fleet Foxes' 'Tiger Mountain Peasant Song' recorded in a forest. It's had over 1 million views, which is probably more than a video featuring two Swedish teenage sisters on a certain other website would get:


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