First Aid Kit consists of the sisters Klara and Johanna Söderberg … a Swedish folk duo from Enskede on the outskirts of Stockholm. They both attended the International English school of Enskede and had mostly American teachers, which probably accounts for their strong American accents.

In 2015, they were nominated for a Brit Award as one of the five best international groups. They were nominated again in 2019.

Here is their cover of Simon and Garfunkel’s song “America“.

If you liked that, you might also enjoy the track “My Silver Lining“, recorded live on “Later With Jools Holland.