Heaven Knows - First Aid Kit


From one great female duo to another and from 95 to the present, the incomparable Soderberg sisters are currently cutting the mustard on the indie circuit.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_RJ1bKfSgZk

Let the music speak for itself: high-paced, great lyrics, tune and harmonies. and that super frissant moment where two young women who look like adornments from a Jane Austen drawing room suddenly scream "STRAIGHT TO HELL", inexplicably giving me a liberating sense of exhilarating freedom. Why? I'm not sure why, but maybe it's something about the fact that it confirms we now live in a world where young women are aloud to be just as individual and determined and creative and sheer bloody-minded as men. Which is basically what they're singing about. Maybe it's just me - but isn't this song the character assassination of a man?

"(You've) paid so much attention to what you're not,

you have no idea who you are..."