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Last month we heard First Aid Kit's cover of R.E.M.'s "Walk Unafraid" from the new Reese Witherspoon movie Wild. (Incidentally, we also heard the Swedish folk duo cover Simon & Garfunkel's "America"…   Read Story »
In June, Swedish sisters First Aid Kit once again asserted their country's musical dominance by releasing Stay Gold, a pitch-perfect album-length interpretation of rootsy Americana. This past Friday,…   Read Story »
Swedish folk duo First Aid Kit have already covered Jack White and R.E.M. this year. Now they're covering another tune from the modern American songbook -- a song about America, in fact. The…   Read Story »
First Aid Kit covered R.E.M.'s Up track "Walk Unafraid" for the soundtrack to Reese Witherspoon's new backpacking movie Wild. Whereas the original broods and jangles in equal measure, First Aid Kit's…   Read Story »
The Swedish sisters in First Aid Kit deserve credit for their timing. They dropped the autumnal video for "Stay Gold," the Americana hymn that serves as the title track from their new album, as fall…   Read Story »
Conor Oberst is such a big deal that he can summon two different buzz bands to back him up at will. Or at least that was the case when he recorded a recent live session at the Haldern Pop Festival.…   Read Story »
The Australian radio network Triple J has a video series called Like A Version, on which artists come on and cover other artists' songs, and it's usually a lot of fun. Case in point: The rootsy…   Read Story »
Swedish sibling two-piece First Aid Kit are known for their beautiful interpretation of rootsy American folk, so it only makes sense that they would choose Friends as their favorite TV show: a…   Read Story »
This week, the Swedish sister act First Aid Kit released their album Stay Gold, a bright interpretation of Americana from two gifted outsiders. And last night, they were on the Late Show With David…   Read Story »
Klara and Johanna Söderberg, the Swedish sisters who make up the duo First Aid Kit, learned to love American-heartland alt-roots music when they first heard Bright Eyes. In making their new album…   Read Story »