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Swedish duo First Aid Kit carry a torch for old Americana

Johanna and Klara Söderberg are two young sisters you’d never guess grew up in Sweden. At least that’s not the impression you take away from “The Lion’s Roar,” their warm new album that puts a modern spin on analog Americana.

They record as First Aid Kit, a rather nondescript band name that doesn’t do justice to the spectral magic of their voices together and the sepia tones of their acoustic songs.

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