First Aid Kit gets animated
Monday, January 12, 2015
– Swedish sister duo First Aid Kit released a new animated video
for their song "Master Pretender."
The song is on the second album from Johanna and Klara Soderberg., who combined forces to write every song on the album.
"Stay Gold" was released in June 2014 on Columbia.
CD reviews for First Aid Kit
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The Lion's Roar
After one studio album and then a cover of a Fleet Foxes song, the Swedish folk sisters Soderberg - Johanna and Klara - known as First Aid Kit have returned with a record that quite simply has year end's list written all over it. If the album cover was a measuring stick, one might believe this is going to be a heady, psychedelic affair. However, First Aid Kit leave listeners picking their jaws off the floor with the delicious opening title track, a tune that would draw comparisons to Gillian »»»
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