Review : First Aid Kit - The Big Black And The Blue
NmeMuch has been made of the way First Aid Kit – a pair of precociously talented teenage Swedish sisters – can tap into the mind of the wronged suburban housewives better than Loose Women. As curious a party piece that is, it rather overshadows their phenomenal way with gorgeous melodies and heart-melting harmonies. The evocative, lilting a capella of opener ‘In The Morning’, paves the way for the ’60s swing of ‘Waltz For Richard’, which comes over like a mythical Joni Mitchell and Carole King collaboration. While the duo’s fixation with Fleet Foxes is often clear, the spry ‘Sailor Song’ is proof there’s enough imagination in FAK for them to go the distance....full text
MOn face value, Johanna and Klara Söderberg - 19 and 16 respectively - shouldn't have blackened hearts or a taste of bitterness in their mouths. But their brand of Sweden-bred folk portrayed in The Big Black And The Blue suggests otherwise. Take...full text
ClashmusicSwedish duo Klara and Johanna gift us with their gentle, lulling notes on this full length debut. Their alt.folk stylings are ideal for unwinding to at the end of a long day as it calms and soothes the senses. ‘The Big Black And The Blue’ works as a whole and obviously making outstanding music isn’t second nature to these girls but first. The lyrics remain to stand out behind the relaxing tempo and give edge to their songs whilst having a feminine charm informing them. Both the lyrics and manner in which they are sung recall lullabies sung when younger, taking you back to a simpler time which makes the whole experience magical....full text
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