Wednesday, April 28, 2010

First Aid Kit

Add Date: April 27

Artist: First Aid Kit


Album: The Big Black & The Blue


Label: Wichita


Genre: Folk


Comments: Finally, First Aid Kit have an album! The duo, made up of Swedish sisters Johanna and Klara Soderberg, are probably familiar to many Fleet Foxes fans who have ever searched "Tiger Mountain Peasant Song" on YouTube--the duo's cover is the first result, with over a million views. Sadly, that track isn't included on the sister's debut, but the album more than delivers. It's vocal heavy folk, with some slightly instrumentation that only serves to highlight said vocals, and for good reason--their voices and harmonies are phenomenal (PHENOMENAL) and the oftentimes wistful folk they sing is a perfect fit. Try tracks 1, 2, 5, and 10.

And if you haven't already heard it: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HMrqBldlqzA

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