Swedish sister folk-poppers (and their dad) take on the States

Klara and Johanna Soderberg, sisters from the suburbs of Stockholm, lived out their teenage dream in an unlikely place: Omaha, Neb., where they recorded their major-label debut, "Stay Gold," due June 10 on Columbia Records, and home of the band that made them want to be musicians, Bright Eyes. "They were our biggest heroes," says Klara, killing time in a cramped dressing room five hours before a sold-out headlining show at Los Angeles' El Rey Theatre. "They inspired us to make music that felt honest and real."

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