Wednesday, October 6, 2010

I Met Up With The King Queens

Last night I was charmed by the Swedish Söderberg sister duo, First Aid Kit.

My friend was gracious enough to score me a spot for this fortuitous experience at The Echo. I was awestruck by their soulful lyrics and eerie harmonies, delivered by voices mature far beyond their years. The Echo was a perfectly intimate venue for these humble, yet powerful performers, who were able to bring a typically chatty and disconnected LA crowd to silence as they stepped away from their mics to deliver an entirely acoustic melody. Beautiful.

This review from the BBC is a perfect description for their debut album.

Now, excuse me while I go put on a paisley peasant dress and pick at my guitar by a bonfire...

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