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Mitski, 'First Love' (Live At SXSW 2016)

For a song about a love that makes you want to jump off a ledge, "First Love" is surprisingly subdued. At our SXSW showcase, it featured Mitski's signature earnest vocals and a solo from guitarist Callan Dwan.

Watch the entire set here, or check out individual songs in the set list below.

Set List

  • "Townie"
  • "First Love"
  • "I Want You"
  • "Francis Forever"
  • "I Don't Smoke"
  • "Once More To See You"
  • "Your Best American Girl"
  • "I Will"
  • "Drunk Walk Home"
  • Credits

    Producers: Saidah Blount, Mito Habe-Evans, Otis Hart; Technical Director: Josh Rogosin; Director: Mito Habe-Evans; Videographers: Nickolai Hammar, Katie Hayes Luke, Cameron Robert, A.J. Wilhelm, Lizzie Chen; Editor: Niki Walker; Audio: Timothy Powell/Metro Mobile; Assistant Audio Engineer: Loretta Rae; Production Assistants: Erin Conlon, Nathan Gaar; Editors: Niki Walker, Kara Frame. Photography: Adam Kissick. Special Thanks: SXSW, Stubb's BBQ; Executive Producer: Anya Grundmann.

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