Live Video: First Aid Kit

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Jim Beckmann
photo by Alex Crick (view set)

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 with their icon onstage. Time and touring have led the girls further from their youth, steeping the songs on their latest album, Stay Gold, with themes of heartache, doubt and homesickness. Yet their vigor remains, as the two prove in this gorgeously performed session at KEXP, their third in our studio. Stay old, stay young -- it doesn't matter when you're listening to the timeless songs of First Aid Kit.

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