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Van William - Revolution (feat. First Aid Kit)

Van William - Revolution (feat. First Aid Kit) - a 2016 single on Shawnee Waters.

Friday Music News

First Aid Kit returned last month with the new single "It's A Shame," and today they've announced that a forthcoming album will be released early next year. Entitled Ruins, the album was recorded in Portland with Decemberists/My Morning Jacket producer Tucker Martine and features appearances from R…

Live Video: First Aid Kit

Sisters Kara and Johanna Söderberg embody the phrase "beyond their years". As Swedish duo First Aid Kit, they've managed to capture generations' worth of American country and folk while still in their teens, and on their reverential 2012 hit "Emmylou" sounded as if they could already hold their own…

Friday Music News

Swedish sister act First Aid Kit are releasing their first album in three years, Ruins, at the beginning of the new year. Today they've shared the third single from the album, "Fireworks." They've previously shared the songs "It's a Shame" and "Postcard." The duo also shared a one-off single for I…

Song of the Day: Van William feat. First Aid Kit - Revolution

Every Monday through Friday, we deliver a different song as part of our Song of the Day podcast subscription. This podcast features exclusive KEXP in-studio performances, unreleased songs, and recordings from independent artists that our DJ’s think you should hear. Today’s song, featured on the Mid…

Live Video: First Aid Kit

Before they headlined our fourth Little Big Show at the Neptune, Swedish duo First Aid Kit stopped by our studio to chat with Stevie Zoom about Bright Eyes, the Polar Music Prize, and their remarkable harmonies. Klara and Johanna Söderberg made a great first impression with their cover of Fleet Fox…

Wednesday Music News

For International Womens Day, Swedish siblings First Aid Kit have shared a new song. Stream the single "You Are the Problem Here" below. Sisters Klara and Johanna Söderberg explain they wrote the track, "after reading about yet another rape case where the perpetrator was handed a sentence which di…

Monday Music News

KEXP faves First Aid Kit have announced the follow-up to their beloved release, 2012's The Lion's Roar. The Swedish folk sisters will release the full-length Stay Gold on June 10th via Columbia Records, produced by Bright Eyes producer Mike Mogis. Sample the single "My Silver Lining" below. The gi…

America! F*** Yeah!: A KEXP Fourth of July Video Roundup

It's the Fourth of July, aka "Independence Day," and KEXP is celebrating our freedom to play all the independent music we want! This great country has inspired songwriters over the years, even ones in other countries from Sweden (First Aid Kit) to Iceland (FM Belfast). While you're firing up the BB…

In Stores Now 1/22

January is starting to pick-up the pace with a swath of thrilling releases from new and old favorite artists. Swedish Folk outfit First Aid Kit returns with their fourth LP, Ruins, which KEXP's Music Director Dan Yates calls the duo's "most accomplished album to date is a beautifully crafted set of…

Out This Week 5/20

Bright Eyes frontman Conor Oberst returns with his latest solo release, Upside Down Mountain. KEXP Music Director Don Yates says the new album, "features a warm, rich sound with acoustic and electric guitars and keyboards along with occasional horns, pedal steel, woodwinds and gorgeous harmonies co…

Thursday Music News

For the first time ever, First Aid Kit got to perform their hit single "Emmylou" for none other than Emmylou Harris herself, and, not surprisingly, it was an emotional affair. Harris was in Sweden to accept the Polar Music Prize (described as "the Noble Prize of Music"). Klara Söderberg, half of t…

Monday Music News

KEXP DJs are counting the days 'til the release of the new album from Swedish sister duo First Aid Kit. Their third full-length, Stay Gold, won't be out until June 10th on Columbia Records, but we've got this Swedish TV performance to tide us over in the meanwhile. Watch them perform the track "My…

Video Roundup: National Sibling Day

Happy Sibling Day, everyone! In today's Video Roundup, KEXP is bringing you a slough of bands comprised of brothers and sisters. Our list includes: HAIM, The Jackson Five, The National, Kings of Leon, The Bee-Gees, Radiohead, CocoRosie, and First Aid Kit. It's a wonderful demonstration of the poten…

Sasquatch 2014, Day 2: First Aid Kit

The Sasquatch mainstage in the Gorge has a way of elevating great vocal performances even further – ask Bon Iver, The Head and The Heart, or any other vocal powerhouse who's performed on it. Now, Johanna and Klara Söderberg of First Aid Kit can add their names to that list after their beautiful Sat…

Monday Music News

Earlier this year, Swedish sister duo First Aid Kit released their third album, Stay Gold, and the siblings do just that in the video for the title track, streaming below. In the clip, Klara and Johanna Söderberg wander dreamily around the island of Gotland. Check it out, and tune in on Saturday, …

Monday Music News

The forthcoming Conor Oberst solo album, Upside Down Mountain, is streaming in its entirety today on NPR Music. The release features guest vocals from his pals First Aid Kit, and was recorded with producer Jonathan Wilson. Upside Down Mountain comes out May 20th through Nonesuch Records, and as we…

Under The Needle, Episode 12: First Aid Kit


Indie-folk duo First Aid Kit visit KEXP in support of their third LP, “Stay Gold.” Sisters Klara and Johanna Söderberg formed the group in 2007 in Stockholm, Sweden. They’ve once again teamed up with Bright Eyes producer Mike Mogis for “Stay Gold.” Mogis continues to add sweeping musical landscapes…

Music That Matters, Vol. 534 - The Light Is Clear In My Eyes

Cheryl Waters ushers in autumn with a mix of her latest acoustic, electric, and psychedelic fall favorites including new music from Temples, Cass McCombs, and Moby & The Void Pacific Choir. 1. SYML – Leave Like That (feat. Jenn Champion)2. Cass McCombs – Opposite House3. Van William – Revoluti…

Live Video: Hurray for the Riff Raff

Immediately upon hearing Hurray for the Riff Raff, a number of important songstresses whoosh to mind: Dolly Parton, Fiona Apple, First Aid Kit, Jolie Holland and many others. What distinguishes Hurray for the Riff Raff's Alynda Lee Segarra from all these others? Perhaps it’s simply the specific loo…

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