“Hold On to Now” by Lily and Madeleine


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“Hold On to Now”

From Lily and Madeleine‘s Fumes

ASTHMATIC KITTY

Liner notes: The Jurkiewicz siblings deliver the nicest breakup song ever, entwining in lustrous harmony: “Everything’s changing soon/I don’t know how/I’m moving away from you.”

Behind the music: In 2012, Lily and Madeleine’s YouTube covers of Bob Dylan and First Aid Kit caught the attention of producer Paul Mahern, who contacted the Indianapolis teens and encouraged them to pursue music careers.

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