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Swedish sisters First Aid Kit have gone from teenage fans covering Fleet Foxes for fun to recording Buffy Sainte-Marie’s “Universal Soldier” in Nashville with Jack White in his Third Man Studios. Originally signed by The Knife's Rabid Records, Wichita Recordings signed them in 2009, releasing their "Drunken Trees" EP. This was follow by their debut LP “The ... Read more in Amazon's First Aid Kit Store

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  • Audio CD (17 Sept. 2012)
  • Number of Discs: 1
  • Label: Wichita Recordings
  • ASIN: B008RTJQEC
  • Other Editions: MP3 Download
  • Average Customer Review: 4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (134 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 599 in Music (See Top 100 in Music)

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  4. Blue 3:12£0.99  Buy MP3 
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10. King of the World 3:38£0.99  Buy MP3 
11. Wolf 3:40Album Only

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'The Lion's Roar' is a full band record, the girls' father Benkt takes the bass, Mattias Bergqvist drums, while Mogis and Nate Walcott of Bright Eyes, and a cast of Omaha-based musicians round out the sound. Album closer 'King Of The World' features The Felice Brothers, just passing through town during the session, and local hero Conor Oberst, who sings the last verse. For fans of Bright Eyes, Laura Marling, Mumford & Sons, Fleet Foxes.

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4.6 out of 5 stars

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38 of 39 people found the following review helpful By beretta on 17 Nov. 2012
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I don't write many music reviews as everyone has different tastes and I don't like to preach about what is good and not good music...BUT, I will say that this is on of the best albums that I have ever heard, it has just blown me away. I have never heard such gorgeous music and from such young girls too! They may have a very odd name but don't let that put you off, oh, and they don't sound Swedish ether and nether do they sound like ABBA, which IMO is a really good thing!!
If you like Americana crossed with a little 60s American folk (think mamas and papas) and want to hear something miles better that the garbage they call chart music and want to regain your faith after the years of muck churned out by the likes of the X factor and such then buy this album (and their others) you will thank me for it...Honest!
Best thing to come out of Sweden since er...ABBA!
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6 of 6 people found the following review helpful By The Right Reverend on 12 Nov. 2013
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Really don't know what category you can put them in ? Folk/Country ? But the vocal harmonies are exceptional and Emmylou and the title track are absolutely superb compositions.Obviously with albums some tracks hit home more than others but this enjoyable album really was an expected pleasure and surprise, having not heard of First Aid Kit before.Well worth a punt and download for the extremely generous price.
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10 of 11 people found the following review helpful By Red on Black TOP 50 REVIEWERVINE VOICE on 3 Jun. 2013
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Once upon a time two sisters walked into a Swedish forest, one with a guitar the other looking painfully young at the age of 16 and they both sang a song. The tune in question was a spine tingling cover of Fleet Foxes "Tiger mountain peasant song" and the sisters posted a video of it on the internet. It turned into a quiet and persistent sensation having been viewed well over 2 million times. The sisters in question were Johanna Söderberg and Klara Söderberg and their band is First Aid Kit. Happily suspending the fact that they are from Sweden they produce the type of Americana which is heartfelt and passionate, Their debut album 2010s "Big Black & The Blue" was a showcase for their brilliant voices although it was if truth be told a tad downbeat, lacking in variety in some parts and the echoes of Robin Pecknold's Seattle wonders were everywhere.

On their latest album "The Lions Roar" there is a clear and determined attempt made to rock things up and give a bigger sound. The bittersweet harmonies remain firmly in place but better songs with fuller production are everywhere plus growing signs that the sisters can write a fine set of lyrics. They recently reduced Patti Smith to a tearful wreck with a stirring version of her "Dancing Barefoot", yet it is to that other female giant of music that this albums finest song is dedicated. "Emmylou" name checks the romance of Harris with her true love Gram Parsons, plus June Carter with the Man in Black. It could easily be clichéd and trite but instead it is a splendid country concoction and possibly the finest thing the sisters have done. There must be composers in Nashville thinking that a monster has been created in Stockholm that can out countrify them in every respect.
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2 of 2 people found the following review helpful By SteveGG on 16 Jan. 2013
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I have been interested in First Aid Kit since I saw them perform in Sept 2012 at the End Of The Road festival where they put over a very accomplished set to a large, enthusiastic audience. There are some good tracks on this CD but their voices can grate after a while. For my money their CD, The Big Black and the Blue is better.
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful By Winston Racoon on 16 Jan. 2014
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Came across this by accident after hearing a track in a cafe. Technology enabled me to point my phone and be informed within seconds that it was First Aid Kit. After checking out a couple of YouTube videos I ordered the CD and have not been disappointed at all. This is one of those albums you can play from end to end especially in the car and enjoyably anticipate almost every track. The vocal harmonies are probably the most attractive features but the musicanship, catchy melodies and production all combine to create a stand-out album. If you enjoy pop at its finest and have an eclectic taste (pop, country, folk at least) then you will certainly love this album. Looking forward to hearing the rest of their output.
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6 of 7 people found the following review helpful By Sigrid on 19 Dec. 2012
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A very fine CD.

Americana? Pop? Folk? Country? Who cares. Lovely harmony from Swedish sisters, with good instrumental backing - restrained and never overwhelming the vocals.

One piece of advice. For some reason there appear to be 10 and 11 track versions - make sure you get the 11 track one. The so-called 'bonus' track (Wolf) is one of their finest.
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2 of 2 people found the following review helpful By Steve B on 13 July 2013
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Some magic,some not. But excellent overall. If they can keep this standard up they will have a great future in the music business.
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I cannot rant enough about how important I think this album is.. Admittedly I had never truly listened to folk before this, and I could not think of a better album to introduce me to the genre. Every single song on this album blows me away, there isn't a single dip in quality. Every track is unique and explores different themes and emotions. I don't think there has ever been another album that has affected me like this... of course I like albums made by the bands I like, but that's because I like the band and assume they can do no wrong. This was just a huge eye-opener for me that there a lots of different genres out there, and I definitely found a good one I love these girls, and this album is just the best.
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