Big Black & the Blue

First Aid Kit - Big Black & the Blue
Critic Score
Based on 12 reviews
2010 Ratings: #495 / 855
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Based on 18 ratings
May 25, 2010 / Release Date
LP / Format
Wichita / Label
Indie Folk, Folk Pop / Genres
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Lediga1
57
Some intresting song ideas, though it becomes quite sonically boring and repetetive as the album goes along.
rosevean
65
Hard Believer, I Met Up With The King
Hops
75
Top 5 Tracks
- Hard Believer
- Heavy Storm
- Josefin
- Sailor Song
- I Met Up With The King
71
"Big Black & the Blue" is not as good as the two albums following it, but to be fair -- Klara and Johanna Sodenberg were 17 and 19, respectively, when this came out, and in retrospect, it's fun to revisit this album and imagine how exciting it much have been at the time to chance upon this band. There's so much potential here; the Sodenbergs are already in great voice and making beautiful harmonies, and their preternatural world-weariness and cynicism is clearly developing, ... read more
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Track List

  1. In The Morning 
  2. Hard Believer 
  3. Sailor Song 
  4. Waltz For Richard 
  5. Heavy Storm 
  6. Ghost Town 
  7. Josefin 
  8. A Window Opens 
  9. Winter Is All Over You 
  10. I Met Up With The King 
  11. Wills of the River
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