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Born as Maja Francis Alderin in Helsingborg (Sweden) on 10 November 1985, Maja Francis is a Swedish singer/songwriter. She grew up in Ängelholm and now lives in Stockholm. She is best known for her work with First Aid Kit.

She debuted with the single ‘Last Days Of Dancing’ in 2015. Soon after, she released the single ‘Space Invades My Mind’ with Veronica Maggio. In January 2016, her debut EP Come Companion was released. Then in 2017 she appeared with First Aid Kit guesting on their Who By Fire tribute concert to Leonard Cohen where she sang ‘Famous Blue Raincoat’ and joined in with the ‘So Long, Marianne’ finale.

She took a break after her pair of 2018 EPs, Cry Baby parts 1 and 2. She returned in December 2019, again with First Aid Kit, singing ‘It Must Have Been Love’ as their tribute to Roxette’s Marie Fredriksson. She released her cover of Kate Bush’s This Woman’s Work in July 2020. In the same year, she recorded her single ‘Anxious Angel’ as the final track of the Netflix series Kärlek & Anarki (Love & Anarchy). The CD from First Aid Kit’s Who By Fire tribute was released in 2021. Later in 2021, she released her first album A Pink Soft Mess, which featured her cover of ‘This Woman’s Work’.