Swedish Sisters First Aid Kit Have Gone From Faraway Teenage Fans Covering Fleet Foxes For Fun To Recording A Blue Series 7” Of Buffy Sainte-Marie’s ‘Universal Soldier’ With Jack White In His Nashville, TN Third Man Studios.
This, Their Second Album, Was Recorded In Spring 2011 In Omaha, Nebraska By Mike Mogis (Bright Eyes, Jenny Lewis, Monsters Of Folk). From The Dynamic Title Track Onwards, The Sophomore Album Is A Rich And Stirring Affair That Expands Upon The Keen And Sophisticated Country Tinged Pop Of Their Critically Acclaimed Debut.
‘The Lion’s Roar’ Is A Full Band Record, The Girls’ Father Benkt Takes The Bass, Mattias Bergqvist Drums, While Mogis And Nate Walcott Of Bright Eyes, And A Cast Of Omaha-based Musicians Round Out The Sound.
Album Closer ‘King Of The World’ Features The Felice Brothers, Just Passing Through Town During The Session, And Local Hero Conor Oberst, Who Sings The Last Verse.
A new deluxe boxset edition of the album is now available, packaged with three bonus tracks (two exclusive to this format) on the CD, as well as a DVD which features an exclusive tour documentary and three promo videos. The discs are packaged in a digipak which comes with a fold-out poster, expanded 20 page booklet and a First Aid Kit guitar pick. All this is contained within a lift-off lid box. This box set is limited to 5000 copies in the UK and Eire.
The Lion’s Roar
In The Hearts Of Men
This Old Routine
To A Poet
I Found A Way
Dance To Another Tune
New Year’s Eve
King Of The World
Follow You Down (Documentary)
The Lion’s Roar (Video)
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