Music: First Aid Kit, My Silver Lining

The song My Silver Lining struck me immediately when I heard it on the radio in my car. Thank you to local radio KXT 91.7 for playing new music. (First Aid Kit live on KXT with interview)

Musicians of First Aid KitFirst, the vocals are great. Who could tell the singers are so young with such aged quality and delivery? It was a shock to me. Second, once I saw live performance video, it was a pleasant surprise to see they actually play the instruments in the band and on the recording and play them well. And finally, the lyrics do what the best lyrics do. Here is an excerpt on lyrics by Sean Hartley that captures this idea, “Lyrics are poetry that are meant to be heard, and understood, in real time. …[that] strive to be simple and clear, to express the feelings of the heart and the head in a way that is effortless, …” (see full quote)

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Musicians: Sisters Johanna and Klara Söderberg
Band: First Aid Kit
Song: My Silver Lining
Album: Stay Gold
Genre: Folk Pop, Americana, Alt-Country
From: Sweden
Where to buy or purchase their music: Direct from their website, iTunes

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