folk music

Stay Gold

By First Aid Kit
5
Rated by Diana S.
Apr 9, 2020

The third album released by the Swedish sister duo Johanna Söderberg and Klara Söderberg, but by popular opinion their most powerful.  These sisters are 4 time recipients of the Swedish Grammis awards - similar to our American Grammy's.  This album is an indie rock and folk music combo breath of fresh air that can easily and should be played from start to finish.  In the last few years they have been making their presence known globally and have been featured on many well known TV shows in North America.  Give it a try, great for a long drive or working around the house.
 

Stay Gold

By First Aid Kit
4
Rated by Amanda H.
Aug 1, 2015

What is it about Swedish pop music? It’s incredibly catchy and top-notch, from the disco harmonies of ABBA to First Aid Kit’s country melodies on Stay Gold.


For listeners who love the folk side of country music, First Aid Kit plays simple melodies with an authentic backwoods sound. You would never guess the two sisters, Klara and Johanna Söderberg, are Swedish just from hearing them sing; their English is excellent and their understanding of the Americana musical tradition is deep.


Almost all the tracks are break-up songs, but the album isn’t depressing; rather, there is a such a feeling