Feb 262013

Aside from building a huge following from their two full length albums, sister duo First Aid Kit has also garnered attention due to their amazing covers. From Patti Smith to Fleet Foxes, the Swedish siblings have amazed and even brought the original singers to tears with their renditions. The sisters’ latest cover of Paul Simon‘s “Kathy” is an excellent addition to an already impressive cover discography. Continue reading »

Jun 282012

Although the term “perfection” is often thrown around without reserve or actual thought, First Aid Kit may have reached it with its latest cover. The folk duo, known for their angelic harmonizing voices and beyond-their-age depth, recently covered Joan Baez‘s “Diamonds & Rust,” and to say it is haunting is something of an understatement. Continue reading »

Mar 122012

Back in September, the Swedish duo First Aid Kit brought Patti Smith to tears with a snippet of their “Dancing Barefoot” cover. The performance, for the Polar Music Prize ceremony in Stockholm, was only a minute or so long, but the beauty in their voices and the delicate arrangement hinted at more. Continue reading »

Oct 042011

If you want to pick a hip song to cover for a children’s project, you could do worse than the White Stripes’ “We’re Going to Be Friends.” Jack Johnson did it for the Curious George soundtrack and now Bright Eyes and First Aid Kit do it for a children’s charity. Continue reading »